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This Republic Of Suffering

This Republic Of Suffering

by Drew Gilpin Faust

Drew Gilpin Faust is president of Harvard University, where she also holds the Lincoln Professorship in History. Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study from 2001 to 2007, she came to Harvard after twenty-five years on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of five previous books, including Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, which won the Francis Parkman Prize and the Avery Craven Prize. She and her husband live in... Read more
Relee

Relee

by Douglas Southall Freeman

From the foreward: “After I had accepted the invitation Charles Scribner’s Sons extended me in 1915 to write a biography of General Robert E. Lee I was surprised to find that much the larger part of the source material had never been consulted… For these reasons it became necessary to conduct a long research As this brought new facts to light, a work projected for one volume grew to four.”
Personal Memoirs Of Us Grant

Personal Memoirs Of Us Grant

by Ulysses S Grant

Faced with failing health and financial ruin, the Civil War's greatest general and former president wrote his personal memoirs to secure his family's future - and won himself a unique place in American letters.Devoted almost entirely to his life as a soldier, Grant's Memoirs traces the trajectory of his extraordinary career - from West Point cadet to general-in-chief of all Union armies. For their directness and clarity, his writings on war are without rival in American literature, and his autobiography... Read more
Hardtack and Coffee

Hardtack and Coffee

by John D Billings

Hard Tack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life is a memoir by John D. Billings. Billings was a veteran of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Artillery Battery in the American Civil War. Originally published in 1888, Hard Tack and Coffee quickly became a best seller, and is now considered one of the most important books written by a Civil War veteran.
Grant Takes Command

Grant Takes Command

by Bruce Catton

A classic work of military history, follows the enigmatic commander in chief of the Union forces through the last year and a half of the Civil War. It is both a revelatory portrait of Ulysses S. Grant and the dramatic story of how the war was won.
Grant Moves South

Grant Moves South

by Bruce Catton

The classic Civil War study of General Ulysses S. Grant, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Catton, introduces General Grant as he undertakes his first Civil War command, and follows him as he leads his troops through a series of battles, including Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Chickasaw Bayou, Edwards Station, and Vicksburg.
Manhunt

Manhunt

by James L Swanson

Includes bibliographical references and index.
'Lincoln'

'Lincoln'

by David Herbert Donald

Jeb Stuart

Jeb Stuart

by John W Thomason

Stars In Their Courses

Stars In Their Courses

by Shelby Foote

The War Of the Rebellion

The War Of the Rebellion

by Robert N Scott

Lee's Lieutenants

Lee's Lieutenants

by Douglas Southall Freeman

Lee's Lieutenants, a Study In Command

Lee's Lieutenants, a Study In Command

by Douglas Southall Freeman

Civil War In Pictures

Civil War In Pictures

by Fletcher Pratt

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Lincoln At Gettysburg

by Garry Wills

The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. By examining both the address and Lincoln in their historical moment and cultural frame, Wills breathes new life into the words and reveals much about a president so mythologized but often misunderstood.
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April 1865

by Jay Winik

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The Ordeal Of the Union

by Allan Nevins

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War For the Union

by Allan Nevins

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Jeb Stuart

by John W Jr Thomason

American Civil War Books & Ephemera

Their Tattered Flags

Their Tattered Flags

by Vandiver, Frank E

This stirring and incisive chronicle to evoke precisely how it felt to be a Southerner during four of the most turbulent and harrowing years in American history.
The Gleam Of Bayonets

The Gleam Of Bayonets

by Murfin, James V

One of the bloodiest days in American military history, the Battle of Antietam turned the tide of the Civil War in favor of the North and delivered the first major defeat to Robert E. Lee's army. In The Gleam of Bayonets, James V. Murfin gives a compelling account of the events and personalities involved in this momentous battle. The gentleness and patience of Lincoln, the vacillations of McClellan, and the grandeur of Lee - all unfold before the reader. The battle itself is presented with precision... Read more
Gray Fox

Gray Fox

by Davis, Burke

 Traces the challenges, accomplishments, and final defeat of General Lee during the Civil War.
Great Battles Of the Confederacy

Great Battles Of the Confederacy

by Johnson, Swafford

My Story Of the War

My Story Of the War

by Livermore, Mary A

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

by Groene, Bertram Hawthorne

Sherman\'s March

Sherman's March

by Davis, Burke

Campfires and Battlefields

Campfires and Battlefields

by Johnson, Rossiter