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Many of our Biblio booksellers offer antique and rare Civil War books that would add great value to your book collection. Some of these books go into great detail about the American Civil War, and some these selections include maps and posters from the Civil War era. Browse our collection of rare Civil War books for your next great find.



Manual of Rifle Practice by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captai…

From Montana Bindery

$5,000.00


Drama & Conflict by Robert S Weddle & Robert H Thornhoff

This book is a first edition copy inscribed by both authors. Dust jacket is still attached leaving book in great condition.…

From Faith Ann

$110.00


HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second by Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden

New York: McDonnell Bros., 1866 Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Large brown two-volume Civil War book set with a gilt cover title! 5 inch top spine cover chip & 1.5-inch bottom spine chip to volume 1. …

From Rose City Books

$1,800.25


IOWA AND THE REBELLION by Lurton Dunham Ingersoll

The book is a first edition and in close to mint shape for an Antiquarian book. The cover and binding are in great shape, as seen from the pictures. The first few pages do have slight staining and the last page has a rip at the seem towards the bottom. Th…

From Josh's Books

$250.00


Women of the war: their heroism and self-sacrifice, illustrated with steel engravings by MOORE, Frank

1866 1ed Women of the Civil War Americana Gettysburg Military Robert E Lee Moore Frank Moore was a notable American Civil War historian known for his portrayals of Civil War life and culture. One of his most important works was 'Women of the War'. While …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$399.00


Pictorial History of the United States by Alexander H. Stephens

Unusual book by vice president of the Confederacy. 360 detailed engravings and portraits. Gold embossed cover in excellent condition.…

From James Crawford

$102.00


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

First editions of each volume of Southall Freeman's classic work. Each volume is covered in original black cloth. Beautiful! Condition is Near Fine. Dust jackets Very Good+. Octavo, illustrated. Photos. Maps.Three Volumes: Vol. 1: Manassas to Malvern Hill…

From Treasure Pros

$325.00


The True Ulysses S. Grant by King, Charles, (Brig.-General U.S.V., 1898-99)

Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott. Co., 1914. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Autographed to Florence Holbrook Poucher by her father's old friend and 'boy soldier' comrade. Charles King Decem…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

$300.00


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper - GETTYSBURG ADDRESS (December 5, 1863)

This is a very nice condition, rare, original issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" from December 5, 1863. This issue contains the complete text of Abraham Lincoln's GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, as well as a first-hand reporter's account of the "celebrat…

From CraigsClassics

$1,200.00


Iron Brigade General: John Gibbon, A Rebel in Blue (Contributions in Military Studies) by Mark H.; Lavery, Dennis Jordan

Used condition, previous water damage, but it doesn't affect readability of this copy.…

From The Book Cellar

$179.95


The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Siebert, Wilbur H.; Introduction by Albert Bushnell Hart

New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1898. SCARCE, xxv, 478 pp with 24 pp. publisher's catalogue at end. With numerous illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, and maps, including one fold-out map, which is Fine. Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering a…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

$850.00


Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865

St. Paul, Minn; 1890 and 1899: The Pioneer Press Co. Quarto. The First Minnesota regiment sustained their greatest loss at Gettysburg. The regiment were engaged in battles at Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Nashville and Atlanta. The roster within the first volu…

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$275.00


Life and Reminiscences of Jefferson Davis. By distinguished men of his time. Introductory by hon. John W. Daniel, ... Illustrated and A Memoir of the life and public service of Joseph E. Johnston by JOHNSTON, Joseph E. and DANIEL, John

1890 1ed Confederate Memoirs of Joseph Johnston & Jefferson Davis Civil War CSA Two works on important American military and political figures – Joseph Johnston and Jefferson Davis Joseph E. Johnston was a 19th-century American Army officer who served…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$499.00


THE MILITARY ANNALS OF TENNESSEE: CONFEDERATE: First Series. Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources by Lindsley, John Berrien. M.D., D,D. (1822-1897.)

Nashville: : J. M. Lindsley & Co, Publishers,, 1886.. Very good condition overall in original brown cloth stamped with black decorations, gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt panel on the front cover. Some fraying to the ends of the spine, and bump…

From Bookfever.com, IOBA

$800.00


Infantry tactics, for the instruction, exercise, and manoeuvres of the soldier, a company, line of skirmishers, battalion, brigade, or corps d'armee by CASEY, Silas

1862 1ed Infantry Tactics Civil War General Silas Casey Brigade Illustrated 3v Brigadier General Silas Casey published his "Infantry Tactics" at the requests of the Union Army when Lieutenant Colonel Hardee resigned his commission to fight for the Confed…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


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