The Coastal War: Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande (The Civil War)

Fantastically sure and illustrated quantity at the Civil battle that includes The Coastal conflict, Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande.

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Fantastically sure and illustrated quantity at the Civil battle that includes The Coastal conflict, Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande.

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Last of the Blue and Gray: Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War

By Richard A. Serrano

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a narrative of 2 veterans. within the past due Nineteen Fifties, as the US ready for the Civil warfare centennial, very outdated males lay loss of life. Albert Woolson, 109 years outdated, slipped out and in of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, medical institution, his stories as a Yankee drummer boy slowly dimming. Walter Williams, at 117 blind and deaf and bedridden in his daughter's domestic in Houston, Texas, not may possibly inform of his time as a accomplice forage grasp. The final of the Blue and the grey have been drifting away; an period was once finishing.

Unknown to the general public, centennial officers, and the White residence too, this type of males used to be certainly a veteran of that terrible clash and one in keeping with the easiest proof not anything yet a fraud. One used to be a soldier. the opposite have been residing a superb, mammoth lie.

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By Richard A. Serrano

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a narrative of 2 veterans. within the past due Nineteen Fifties, as the US ready for the Civil warfare centennial, very outdated males lay loss of life. Albert Woolson, 109 years outdated, slipped out and in of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, medical institution, his stories as a Yankee drummer boy slowly dimming. Walter Williams, at 117 blind and deaf and bedridden in his daughter's domestic in Houston, Texas, not may possibly inform of his time as a accomplice forage grasp. The final of the Blue and the grey have been drifting away; an period was once finishing.

Unknown to the general public, centennial officers, and the White residence too, this type of males used to be certainly a veteran of that terrible clash and one in keeping with the easiest proof not anything yet a fraud. One used to be a soldier. the opposite have been residing a superb, mammoth lie.

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Neverhome

By Laird Hunt

NEW YORK instances ebook evaluation EDITOR'S CHOICE

Inaugural winner of the Grand Prix de l. a. Littérature Américaine

She calls herself Ash, yet that is not her actual identify. She is a farmer's devoted spouse, yet she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier within the Civil battle. NEVERHOME tells the harrowing tale of Ash Thompson through the conflict for the South. via bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she turns into a hero, a folks legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the yank cause.

Laird Hunt's superb new novel throws a gentle at the adventurous ladies who selected to struggle rather than remain at the back of. it's also a secret tale: why did Ash go away and her husband remain? Why can she no longer go back? what is going to she need to struggle through to make it again home?

In lovely prose, Hunt's rebellious younger heroine fights her means via historical past, and again domestic to her husband, and eventually into our hearts.

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By Laird Hunt

NEW YORK instances ebook evaluation EDITOR'S CHOICE

Inaugural winner of the Grand Prix de l. a. Littérature Américaine

She calls herself Ash, yet that is not her actual identify. She is a farmer's devoted spouse, yet she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier within the Civil battle. NEVERHOME tells the harrowing tale of Ash Thompson through the conflict for the South. via bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she turns into a hero, a folks legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the yank cause.

Laird Hunt's superb new novel throws a gentle at the adventurous ladies who selected to struggle rather than remain at the back of. it's also a secret tale: why did Ash go away and her husband remain? Why can she no longer go back? what is going to she need to struggle through to make it again home?

In lovely prose, Hunt's rebellious younger heroine fights her means via historical past, and again domestic to her husband, and eventually into our hearts.

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The Cruisers

By Walter Dean Myers

Eighth grade is tough sufficient, but if you are a Cruiser, you are fairly positioned to the try. The release of a brand new middle-grade sequence from bestselling award-winner Walter Dean Myers.

Zander and his buddies, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi begin their very own newspaper, The Cruiser, as a method for talking out, retaining the peace, and expressing what they think. whilst the college launches a ridicule Civil struggle, Zander and his pals are compelled to think about the genuine which means of democracy and what it charges to face up for a reason. the result's not anything they can have anticipated, and every little thing they can have was hoping for.

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By Walter Dean Myers

Eighth grade is tough sufficient, but if you are a Cruiser, you are fairly positioned to the try. The release of a brand new middle-grade sequence from bestselling award-winner Walter Dean Myers.

Zander and his buddies, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi begin their very own newspaper, The Cruiser, as a method for talking out, retaining the peace, and expressing what they think. whilst the college launches a ridicule Civil struggle, Zander and his pals are compelled to think about the genuine which means of democracy and what it charges to face up for a reason. the result's not anything they can have anticipated, and every little thing they can have was hoping for.

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War on the Mississippi : Grant's Vicksburg Campaign

By Time-Life Books

Time-Life Civil warfare sequence 2 of 27

This quantity appears to be like on the 1862-1863 Mississippi crusade, an operation designed to take the fortress-city of Vicksburg, the lynchpin among the majority of the Confederacy and its a long way japanese states. Union basic Ulysses S. supply, who had made a reputation for himself over the former yr, introduced a number of makes an attempt to circumvent Vicksburg on the way to hyperlink up with normal Butler's forces, that have been relocating upriver from New Orleans. None of those labored, yet they served to maintain the Federal troops engaged in operations instead of inactive in wintry weather quarters. furnish could get a hold of a method which might permit him to outmanuever the Confederates, position Vicksburg below seige and trap it, marking the start of the top for the CSA. Discusses the Battles of Chickasaw Bluffs, Champion's Hill, Raymond, Port Gibson, Grand Gulf and large Black, in addition to Grierson's Raid.

Richly illustrated with maps, photographs of artifacts, modern images and paintings. comprises sidebars at the Pearl River POW "camp," a photograph essay of prewar Vicksburg, a chain of antebellum work of the Mississippi River, A Gallery of Western Cavalrymen, Port Hudson and the Union's Homespun Hero. a good publication!

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By Time-Life Books

Time-Life Civil warfare sequence 2 of 27

This quantity appears to be like on the 1862-1863 Mississippi crusade, an operation designed to take the fortress-city of Vicksburg, the lynchpin among the majority of the Confederacy and its a long way japanese states. Union basic Ulysses S. supply, who had made a reputation for himself over the former yr, introduced a number of makes an attempt to circumvent Vicksburg on the way to hyperlink up with normal Butler's forces, that have been relocating upriver from New Orleans. None of those labored, yet they served to maintain the Federal troops engaged in operations instead of inactive in wintry weather quarters. furnish could get a hold of a method which might permit him to outmanuever the Confederates, position Vicksburg below seige and trap it, marking the start of the top for the CSA. Discusses the Battles of Chickasaw Bluffs, Champion's Hill, Raymond, Port Gibson, Grand Gulf and large Black, in addition to Grierson's Raid.

Richly illustrated with maps, photographs of artifacts, modern images and paintings. comprises sidebars at the Pearl River POW "camp," a photograph essay of prewar Vicksburg, a chain of antebellum work of the Mississippi River, A Gallery of Western Cavalrymen, Port Hudson and the Union's Homespun Hero. a good publication!

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The Spymistress: A Novel

By Jennifer Chiaverini

New York Times bestselling writer Jennifer Chiaverini is again with one other enchanting old novel set through the Civil conflict period, this time encouraged by means of the lifetime of “a real Union lady as actual as metal” who risked every little thing by way of taking good care of Union prisoners of warfare — and stealing accomplice secrets and techniques.

Born to slave-holding aristocracy in Richmond, Virginia, and informed via Northern Quakers, Elizabeth Van Lew used to be a paradox of her time. while her local country seceded in April 1861, Van Lew’s convictions pressured her to defy the hot accomplice regime. Pledging her loyalty to the Lincoln White residence, her braveness might by no means waver, whilst her wartime activities threatened not just her popularity, but in addition her life.

Van Lew’s talents in collecting army intelligence have been unheard of. She helped to build the Richmond Underground and orchestrated escapes from the notorious accomplice Libby legal below the guise of humanitarian relief. Her undercover agent ring’s succeed in used to be large, from clerks within the accomplice battle and military Departments to the very domestic of accomplice President Jefferson Davis.

Although Van Lew was once inducted posthumously into the army Intelligence corridor of status, the amazing scope of her achievements hasn't ever been well known. In Chiaverini’s riveting story of high-stakes espionage, an exceptional heroine of the Civil conflict ultimately will get her due.

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By Jennifer Chiaverini

New York Times bestselling writer Jennifer Chiaverini is again with one other enchanting old novel set through the Civil conflict period, this time encouraged by means of the lifetime of “a real Union lady as actual as metal” who risked every little thing by way of taking good care of Union prisoners of warfare — and stealing accomplice secrets and techniques.

Born to slave-holding aristocracy in Richmond, Virginia, and informed via Northern Quakers, Elizabeth Van Lew used to be a paradox of her time. while her local country seceded in April 1861, Van Lew’s convictions pressured her to defy the hot accomplice regime. Pledging her loyalty to the Lincoln White residence, her braveness might by no means waver, whilst her wartime activities threatened not just her popularity, but in addition her life.

Van Lew’s talents in collecting army intelligence have been unheard of. She helped to build the Richmond Underground and orchestrated escapes from the notorious accomplice Libby legal below the guise of humanitarian relief. Her undercover agent ring’s succeed in used to be large, from clerks within the accomplice battle and military Departments to the very domestic of accomplice President Jefferson Davis.

Although Van Lew was once inducted posthumously into the army Intelligence corridor of status, the amazing scope of her achievements hasn't ever been well known. In Chiaverini’s riveting story of high-stakes espionage, an exceptional heroine of the Civil conflict ultimately will get her due.

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The Civil War: Exploring History One Week at a Time (The Seven-Day Scholar)

By Dennis Gaffney, Peter Gaffney

"A chew of historical past an afternoon, all 12 months long." Flawless storytelling, professional examine, and an entire new manner of offering background in exciting, one-page essays makes The Seven-Day student: The Civil War a booklet that any one attracted to the subject will wish on their bookshelf. This quantity within the Seven-Day pupil sequence brings to existence major moments in our nation's heroic tragedy, the Civil warfare, and coincides with its a hundred and fiftieth anniversary. The booklet is prepared into fifty-two chapters, such as the weeks in a yr; and every week has a theme-what ignited the warfare, Antietam, soldiers' foods and drinks, the 54th Massachusetts, the Gettysburg handle, Vicksburg, therapy, Lincoln's assassination, why the North received, and plenty of extra. each one bankruptcy comprises seven similar narrative entries, one for each day of the week. those one-page entries, which learn like historic fiction, deliver to lifestyles an important political judgements, unforgettable humans, key battlefield moments, scholarly debates, and struggles at the domestic entrance. The e-book additionally explores many little-known episodes, answering questions corresponding to:

• Why did Jefferson and Varina Davis take up a mixed-race baby in the course of the battle
• What have been the factors of riots in long island urban and Richmond
• Why used to be normal William Sherman demoted for "insanity"
• Why did the Union military flip Robert E. Lee's property right into a cemetery
Entries additionally contain follow-up assets the place curious readers can examine extra. Readers can sweep during the ebook from starting to finish, or use it as a reference e-book, periodically dipping out and in of themes they need to discover. this can be the fitting booklet for background buffs, and when you overlooked out on studying approximately this desirable interval in American heritage.

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By Dennis Gaffney, Peter Gaffney

"A chew of historical past an afternoon, all 12 months long." Flawless storytelling, professional examine, and an entire new manner of offering background in exciting, one-page essays makes The Seven-Day student: The Civil War a booklet that any one attracted to the subject will wish on their bookshelf. This quantity within the Seven-Day pupil sequence brings to existence major moments in our nation's heroic tragedy, the Civil warfare, and coincides with its a hundred and fiftieth anniversary. The booklet is prepared into fifty-two chapters, such as the weeks in a yr; and every week has a theme-what ignited the warfare, Antietam, soldiers' foods and drinks, the 54th Massachusetts, the Gettysburg handle, Vicksburg, therapy, Lincoln's assassination, why the North received, and plenty of extra. each one bankruptcy comprises seven similar narrative entries, one for each day of the week. those one-page entries, which learn like historic fiction, deliver to lifestyles an important political judgements, unforgettable humans, key battlefield moments, scholarly debates, and struggles at the domestic entrance. The e-book additionally explores many little-known episodes, answering questions corresponding to:

• Why did Jefferson and Varina Davis take up a mixed-race baby in the course of the battle
• What have been the factors of riots in long island urban and Richmond
• Why used to be normal William Sherman demoted for "insanity"
• Why did the Union military flip Robert E. Lee's property right into a cemetery
Entries additionally contain follow-up assets the place curious readers can examine extra. Readers can sweep during the ebook from starting to finish, or use it as a reference e-book, periodically dipping out and in of themes they need to discover. this can be the fitting booklet for background buffs, and when you overlooked out on studying approximately this desirable interval in American heritage.

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DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS 1975 FIRST EDITION

THE recognized CIVIL struggle conflict AT SEA among THE UNION IRONCLAD MONITAR AND THE CONFEDERACY'S VIRGINIA, THE REDESIGNED AND REBUILT U.S.S. MERRIMACK.

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THE recognized CIVIL struggle conflict AT SEA among THE UNION IRONCLAD MONITAR AND THE CONFEDERACY'S VIRGINIA, THE REDESIGNED AND REBUILT U.S.S. MERRIMACK.

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