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    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 Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    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 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 deserves a place among the very best in the genre.This Penguin Classics edition of Grants Personal Memoirs includes an indespensable introduction and explanatory notes by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Abraham Lincoln by Lord Charnwood

    This book about Abraham Lincoln, the famous American president. By reading this book you can know about his achievements in his life and as a president of America. You can inspire by reading this book. And there many things we can follow. So you definitely read this book

    Manhunt by James L Swanson

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Lee's Lieutenants, a Study In Command by Douglas Southall Freeman

    'Lincoln' by David Herbert Donald

    Civil War In Pictures by Fletcher Pratt

    Jeb Stuart by John W Thomason

    April 1865 by Jay Winik

    The Civil War, a Narrative by Shelby Foote

    War For the Union by Allan Nevins

    Lee's Lieutenants by Douglas Southall Freeman

    The Ordeal Of the Union by Allan Nevins

    Stars In Their Courses by Shelby Foote

    The Personal Memoirs Of U S Grant by U S Grant

    Jeb Stuart by John W Jr Thomason

    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.

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