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1 (Richard H. Berg, John Cannan, Richard L. DiNardo, David G. Martin, Albert A. Nofi, Wayne Michael Sarf, Kathleen B. Williams.) THE CIVIL WAR BOOK OF LISTS. OVER 300 LISTS, FROM THE SUBLIME...TO THE RIDICULOUS.
Combined Books, (Conshohocken, PA, 1993), Ist edition. 
240 pp, 8vo, soft cover. "This fascinating new handbook on the War Between the States is an invaluable source of facts, statistics, data and trivia. The wide variety of lists includes detailed topics of every description. Commanders on both sides are ranked according to the best and worst ever to lead troops during the war. A selection of casualty figures demonstrates the enormous number of lives taken on the fields of the war's bloodiest battles. The composition of the armies is given in terms of state origin, ethnic background and even average height of the troops. Lists also probe social issues such as the distribution of the African American and White populations, the elections of 1860 and 1864 and the songs and poems sung in the North and South..." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light fading to spine color - lettering very legible, slight waviness to book, spine flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
2 Alexander, Bevin. HOW GREAT GENERALS WIN.
New York Avon 1995 0380724367 / 9780380724369 Very Good 
320 pp, 7 7/8" H. B&w photographs, maps. "Undaunted by Hannibal's elephants, Scipio Africanus ordered his outnumbered cavlary to charge directly toward the massive beasts - and, by doing so, saved Rome. Stonewall Jackson struck like lightning throughout the Shenandoah Valley, with occasional feints toward Washington - and so frustrated a numerically superior Union Army. Despite few resouces and even less support from the German High Command, The 'Desert Fox', Erwin Rommel, conducted one of the most spectacular and successful campaigns in military history. In wars throughout the centuries, the fortunes of great armies have turned on surprise tactics and audacious maneuvers brilliantly conceived by unconventional officers. In this remarkable work, acclaimed historian Bevin Alexander examines some of the most astonishing campaigns and engagements of all time - providing a uniquely insightful look at the battlefield genius of Napoleon, Sherman, Lawrence of Arabia, MacArthur, and other military strategists who transformed rout into victory time and time again." Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Anderson, Bern. BY SEA AND BY RIVER: THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR.
Da Capo, (New York, 1989), reprint. 
303 pp + index, 8vo, soft cover. B&w illus. "...the naval battles - and especially the naval blockade of the South - were crucial factors in the outcome of the (Civil) war. The spectacular battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack marked the d ebut of ironclads, a revolution in naval warfare...(the author), a retired admiral, provides an overarching look at the strategic concerns of both sides and sketches many of the leading characters in the action..." Interior - clean and t i g h t w i t h n o previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear, spine flat and uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
RED-TAPE AND PIGEON-HOLE GENERALS: ANDREW A. HUMPHREYS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC., Arner, Frederick B., commentary.  (William H. Armstrong.)  Foreword by Charles T. Joyce.
4 Arner, Frederick B., commentary. (William H. Armstrong.) Foreword by Charles T. Joyce. RED-TAPE AND PIGEON-HOLE GENERALS: ANDREW A. HUMPHREYS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.
Charlottesville, Virginia Rockbridge 1999 1883522153 / 9781883522155 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine 
378 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "Regarded as anonymously written fiction when it was originally published in 1864, this rollicking story of the way it was in the Union 's Army of the Potomac is a thinly disguised tale of truth. It is, in fact, a scathing attack on the character and military ability of Gen. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys. The author, Lt. Col. William H. Armstrong of the 129th Pennyslvania Volunteer Infantry, risked a libel action to send his message, yet he recognized that abuses within the system could not be addressed without first being exposed. The tale also includes a vivid, firsthand description of the brutal history of the 129th and the Tyler Brigade and poignant stories of its men - Frederick B. Arner's perceptive and comprehensive commentary identifies the main players and units and taps primary sources that support Armstrong's point of view. A masterpiece of historic sleuthing and disciplined research, this volume may change the way some historians view General Humphreys." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
GETTYSBURG.  CONFEDERATE: THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA 1 JULY 1863.  OSPREY ORDER OF BATTLE SERIES: 1., Arnold, James and Wiener, Roberta.
5 Arnold, James and Wiener, Roberta. GETTYSBURG. CONFEDERATE: THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA 1 JULY 1863. OSPREY ORDER OF BATTLE SERIES: 1.
Oxford Osprey 1998 1855328348 / 9781855328341 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- 
96 pp, 9 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans. " 'If there is no objection, I will take my Division tomorrow and go to Gettysburg.' With these words Major-General Henry Heth set in train the course of events culminating in the titanic clash around the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg. On 1 July two Confederate Corps swept towards this strategic crossroads as Federal troops fought a desperate delaying action. The men of the Army of Northern Virginia were the best in the Confederacy. Under Robert E. Lee they had whipped every Federal force sent against them, and they were confident this time would be no exception. As the first attacks swept forward full of confidence they were met by a storm of fire. Judging from the determination of their bluecoated adversaries this was going to be no ordinary fight." "(This series) presents the military enthusiast with a new angle on the major battlefields of history. Supported by comprehensive organisation diagrams the forces involved are examined unit-by-unit, including the 'tooth' combat elements and the vital 'tail' support troops. The objectives of the operation are analysed and this 'theory' contrasted with the realities of the battle itself." Interior - two 1 1/2" pencil marks on page 11 partially erased with some light color loss on the page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing, large corner crease on rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
CHICKAMAUGA 1863: THE RIVER OF DEATH.  OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 17., Arnold, James R.
6 Arnold, James R. CHICKAMAUGA 1863: THE RIVER OF DEATH. OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 17.
London Osprey 1992 1855322633 / 9781855322639 First Edition Very Good- 
96 pp, 9 3/4" H. "Chickamauga - an Indian name meaning 'River of Death' - was one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. Fought in densely wooded terrain just south of Chattanooga, this was to be the greatest western-theatre battle of the conflict, a hard-fought victory for the Confederates that halted the advance of Rosecrans' Union Army of the Cumberland into Tennessee." "Each volume (of the Campaign series) begins with an assessment of each commander's campaign strategy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of the campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Small Christmas notation, date and signature in pencil on title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light corner wear, light rubbing, large soft corner crease on rear cover, two small soft corner creases. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
7 Bowers, John. CHICKAMAUGA AND CHATTANOOGA: THE BATTLES THAT DOOMED THE CONFEDERACY.
Post Road Press/Avon, (New York, 2000), 2nd printing. 
266 pp, 8vo (8" H) soft cover. ISBN 0380725096 B&w photos, maps. "In the Autumn of 1863, a pair of remarkable military engagements took place on opposite sides of the Georgia-Tennessee border - two battles marked by ferocity, genius, courage, ast onishing ineptitude, and outrageous fortune that changed the course of the War Between the States." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling to top corner of textblock, very minor edge wear. V e r y G o o d + 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CIVIL WAR BOOKS: A PRICED CHECKLIST WITH ADVICE.  THIRD EDITION., Broadfoot, Tom.  Compilers: Janet Hewett, Julia Nichols, Jocelyn Pinson.
8 Broadfoot, Tom. Compilers: Janet Hewett, Julia Nichols, Jocelyn Pinson. CIVIL WAR BOOKS: A PRICED CHECKLIST WITH ADVICE. THIRD EDITION.
Wilmington, North Carolina Broadfoot 1992 091610785X / 9780916107857 Reprint of 1990 third edition. Very Good No Jacket - (as issued) 
560 pp, small 4to (10 3/16" H) - red spine with black title block and gold lettering, gray boards with gold lettering and black illustration. Contents: Acknowledgement With List of Civil War Dealers; What's In This Guide: How To Use This Guide; Prices; Book Condition; The Civil War Market; Factors Affecting Civil War Book Prices; Reference Works; Book Trade Abbreviations and Terms; Where To Buy Civil War Books; Where To Sell Civil War Books; Civil War Books As An Investment; Advice to Wives and "Significant Others"; Care Of Books; Appraisals - Insurance - Estates - Gifts; General Books; Introduction to Confederate Imprints; Confederate Imprints; Appendices: "The Atlas to Accompany The Official Records". Explanation And Binding Instructions; "Confederate Military History". Explanation and Checklist For Extended Edition; Great Commanders Series Checlist; "Official Records Of The Union and Confederate Armies" Checklist; Periodicals. A Brief Note On What May Be Valuable. Light edge wear, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block, slight wrinkling at bottom of spine, 2" light scratch on rear board. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THOMAS MORRIS CHESTER, BLACK CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENT.  HIS DISPATCHES FROM THE VIRGINIA FRONT., Chester, Thomas Morris.  (R.J.M. Blackett, ed.)
9 Chester, Thomas Morris. (R.J.M. Blackett, ed.) THOMAS MORRIS CHESTER, BLACK CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENT. HIS DISPATCHES FROM THE VIRGINIA FRONT.
Da Capo, (New York, 1991), reprint. 
375 pp, 8vo, soft cover. "In 1864 the Philadelphia Press commissioned Thomas Morris Chester, son of an ex-slave, to cover the activities of black troops on the Virginia front. The only black correspondent for a major daily during the Civil War, Chester covered the crucial final year of the war around Richmond. His dispatches constitute the most sustained and extensive first-hand account of black soldiers in existence. In this volume, R.J.M. Blackett provides a concise biography of Chester and reproduces in annotated form his Civil War dispatches, which are remarkable for their detail and their graphic accounts of the destruction, the excitement, and the liberation of Civil War experience." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - remainder mark on bottom of text block, light rubbing on rear cover. Very Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
DON TROIANI'S REGIMENTS & UNIFORMS OF THE CIVIL WAR., Coates, Earl J.; McAfee, Michael J.; Troiani, Don.  Introduction by Leslie D. Jensen.
10 Coates, Earl J.; McAfee, Michael J.; Troiani, Don. Introduction by Leslie D. Jensen. DON TROIANI'S REGIMENTS & UNIFORMS OF THE CIVIL WAR.
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole 2002 081170520X / 9780811705202 First Edition Very Good Very Good Don Troiani. 
267 pp, 4to (12 1/8" H). "In addition to 130 paintings of battle scenes and individual figures, the book also includes more than 250 full-color photographs of the uniforms the soldiers wore and the accoutrements they carried. Many of the artifacts are taken from Troiani's extensive personal collection. Supporting the illustrations is text by two of the leading experts on military artifacts. Taken together, it makes for one of the most comprehensive books on Civil War uniforms ever undertaken." Previous owner's place, date and signature on free front endpaper; book slightly cocked. Dust jacket has areas of very light edge wear/wrinkling, one tiny edge tear, very light rubbing. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
THE DARKEST DAYS OF THE WAR: THE BATTLES OF IUKA & CORINTH., Cozzens, Peter.
11 Cozzens, Peter. THE DARKEST DAYS OF THE WAR: THE BATTLES OF IUKA & CORINTH.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1997. 
390 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0807823201 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "During the late summer of 1862, Confederate forces launched a three-pronged strategic advance into the North in both major theaters of t he war. The results of this offensive - the only coordinated Confederate attempt to carry the conflict to the enemy - were disastrous. In the eastern theater, Lee was forced out of Maryland after his defeat at Antietam, and in the West, Bra g g w a g e d a dismal campaign and had to retreat from Kentucky. The third prong of the Confederate offensive, the northern Mississippi campaign, culminated in devastating defeats at Iuka and Corinth that ultimately opened the way for Grant's cam pa ig n a ga in st Vicksburg. Peter Cozzens here presents the first book-length study of the battles of Iuka and Corinth...(and) details the tactical aspects of each battle, analyzing troop movements down to the regimental level. In addition to a v ivi d and de tai led battle narrative, Cozzens provides compelling portraits of the campaign's key leaders: Generals Grant, Rosecrans, Van Dorn, and Price. He exposes the consequences of their clashing ambitions and antipathies....Finally, (h e) a naly ze s th e la rger , st rategic implications of the northern Mississippi campaign, exploring the repercussions of the Confederate defeat suffered at Iuka and Corinth." One slight small corner bump, very light wrinkling at op/bottom of spin e. D ust j ack et ha s ver y min or ed ge wrinkling. Very Good+/Near Fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
FOUR WENT TO THE CIVIL WAR., Darroch, Lois E.  Signed.
12 Darroch, Lois E. Signed. FOUR WENT TO THE CIVIL WAR.
(Ampersand Press, Willowdale, Ontario, 1985.) 
317 pp, 8vo, soft cover. ISBN 0920469019 B&w photos, drawings, reproductions of letters. "...traces the lives and fortunes of a pioneering family in Oxford County, Canada West. The venerable head of the Enos, is ambitious, enterprising, astride of his time; his four sons are exceptional too as they go off to school in Cleveland, build their own house, then join the Union forces against the Confederacy..." The author is the granddaughter of one of these four brothers and has written this f ictionalized account of their expeiences based on family diaries and over one hundred contemporary letters. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing with a few scuffs, slight fading to spine colo r . V e r y Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE BATTLE OF NEW MARKET., Davis, William C.
13 Davis, William C. THE BATTLE OF NEW MARKET.
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole 1993 0811705765 / 9780811705769 Second Hard Cover Edition. Near Fine Near Fine 
249 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w illustrations. "On May 15, 1864, at a little crossroads hamlet in Virginia, the fate of the Shenandoah Valley may have been decided and, with it, the ability of the Confederacy to survive in Virginia for another season. (This) is the story of one of those seemingly incredible hair's-breadth miracles that now and then dot the Civil War landscape. A scratch force of hastily assembled Confederates, outnumbered up to the last minute, meets and decisively overcomes a superior Yankee army. A former vice president and one-time candidate for the presidency commands the Rebel forces. The Corps of Cadets of Virginia Military Institute - some of them boys no older than fourteen - march to battle with the veterans, commencing a tradition and a legend that persist to this day. All these and more make up the dramatic story of New Market, and are told here in the most thoroughly researched and clearly presented book ever written on this legendary battle. Courage and heroism, youth and manhood, North and South - all meet compellingly in these pages, just as they met in the pelting rain on the battlefield that may have saved Virginia." Tiny dint at top edge of rear board. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
CONFEDERATE INFANTRYMAN 1861-1865.  OSPREY MILITARY WARRIOR SERIES 6., Drury, Ian.
14 Drury, Ian. CONFEDERATE INFANTRYMAN 1861-1865. OSPREY MILITARY WARRIOR SERIES 6.
London Osprey 1993 1855324016 / 9781855324015 First Edition Very Good+ Colour plates by Gerry Embleton. 
64 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings, 12 pages of colour illustrations. Contents: Historical Background; Chronology; Recruitment; Appearance; Equipment; Weapons; Training; Tactics; Typical Engagements; Fighting Spirit; Pat Cleburne's Career; Logistics; The Plates. Interior - small Christmas notation, date and signature in pencil on title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner wear, very light rubbing - mainly on rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
LIVING HISTORY.  BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS., Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C.  Series editor: Tim Newark.
15 Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C. Series editor: Tim Newark. LIVING HISTORY. BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS.
London Brassey's 2000 1574882775 / 9781574882773 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine 
144 pp, 4to (11 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "(T)he ultimate how-to book. Taking six of the most popular historical periods, (this book) shows how re-enactors and other history enthusiasts can recreate the uniforms, equipment and life-style of past warriors and their comrades, male and female. The six periods are: Roman; Vikings and Saxons; Medieval; English Civil War; Napoleonic and American Civil Wars; World War One and World War Two. Re-enactment is a growing hobby in Britain, Europe and the United States, with tens of thousands of people recreating the battles and living quarters of past ages. Every aspect of past living is examined, including the tactics and organization of armies, the development of medicine and care for the wounded, the role of women in war and peace, the manufacture and craftsmanship of uniforms and weapons. Step by step master classes show how to recreate uniforms and equipment, establish authentic camps, and interpret all these activities as both education and entertainment for the general public. An extensive directory of re-enactment societies and suppliers in the United States and Europe completes this essential book for all re-enactors, history enthusiasts and history teachers. The author's authoritative text is accompanied by over 150 colour photographs illustrating some of the finest re-enactors in the world." Slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor small wrinkle on front panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BRIDGES OF BATTLE: FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD ACTIONS AT BRIDGES AND RIVER CROSSINGS., Featherstone, Donald.
16 Featherstone, Donald. BRIDGES OF BATTLE: FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD ACTIONS AT BRIDGES AND RIVER CROSSINGS.
London Arms and Armour 1998 1854094491 / 9781854094490 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w plates. "From more than 2,000 years of military history, (the author) has selected some one hundred examples of battles centred on river crossings. They range in size fom small-scale actions such as the battle for Powick Bridge in the early months of the English Civil War to massive, army-scale operations including the final crossing of the Rhine at Remagen during the Second World War. One of the biggest battles during the Napoleonic Wars - indeed, the biggest battle to that date with more than 300,000 men in combat - was fought across the Danube in 1809, culminating in the battle of Wagram. Later, as Napoleon's fortunes began to ebb, there took place the desperate and tragic crossing of the Berezina in 1812 when Napoleon's depleted army, retreating from Moscow, fought to cross the freezing river to escape the pursuing and encirling Russians and the hell of a Russian winter. The American Civil War also provides many examples of battles for river crossings, such as First Bull Run, the opening engagement of the war, the fight for Burnside's Bridge at Antietam and the Battle of the Big Black River during the riverine campaign for Vicksburg. Other, often lesser-known, actions are also to be found in this book, including tales of desperate courage from the Indian Mutiny and other British colonial wars. The range of contributions, including expert analyses and eyewitness accounts often enables the reader to see both sides of the story - those of the defender and the attacker - and to compare battles fought in similar circumstances, but with very different weapons, across the centuries." A few faint scuffs on the front board. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, one small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BRIDGES OF BATTLE: FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD ACTIONS AT BRIDGES AND RIVER CROSSINGS., Featherstone, Donald.
17 Featherstone, Donald. BRIDGES OF BATTLE: FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD ACTIONS AT BRIDGES AND RIVER CROSSINGS.
London Arms and Armour 1998 1854094491 / 9781854094490 First Edition Fine Near Fine 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w plates. "From more than 2,000 years of military history, (the author) has selected some one hundred examples of battles centred on river crossings. They range in size fom small-scale actions such as the battle for Powick Bridge in the early months of the English Civil War to massive, army-scale operations including the final crossing of the Rhine at Remagen during the Second World War. One of the biggest battles during the Napoleonic Wars - indeed, the biggest battle to that date with more than 300,000 men in combat - was fought across the Danube in 1809, culminating in the battle of Wagram. Later, as Napoleon's fortunes began to ebb, there took place the desperate and tragic crossing of the Berezina in 1812 when Napoleon's depleted army, retreating from Moscow, fought to cross the freezing river to escape the pursuing and encirling Russians and the hell of a Russian winter. The American Civil War also provides many examples of battles for river crossings, such as First Bull Run, the opening engagement of the war, the fight for Burnside's Bridge at Antietam and the Battle of the Big Black River during the riverine campaign for Vicksburg. Other, often lesser-known, actions are also to be found in this book, including tales of desperate courage from the Indian Mutiny and other British colonial wars. The range of contributions, including expert analyses and eyewitness accounts often enables the reader to see both sides of the story - those of the defender and the attacker - and to compare battles fought in similar circumstances, but with very different weapons, across the centuries." 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WAR AT EVERY DOOR:  PARTISAN POLITICS AND GUERILLA VIOLENCE IN EAST TENNESSEE, 1860-1869., Fisher, Noel C.
18 Fisher, Noel C. WAR AT EVERY DOOR: PARTISAN POLITICS AND GUERILLA VIOLENCE IN EAST TENNESSEE, 1860-1869.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, (1997), book club edition. 
250 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0807823678 B&w photos, maps. "...examines the military and political struggle for control of East Tennessee from the secession crisis through the early years of Reconstruction, focusing particularly on the military and political significance of the region's irregular activity." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very small tears (archivally taped) and wrinkling at bottom of spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 14.90 USD
 
 
THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN.  MILITARY CAMPAIGNS OF THE CIVIL WAR SERIES., Gallagher, Gary W., ed. (Brooks D. Simpson, John J. Hennessy, Gordon C. Rhea, Peter S. Carmichael, Robert K. Krick, Carol Reardon, Robert E.L. Krick, Gary W. Gallagher.)
19 Gallagher, Gary W., ed. (Brooks D. Simpson, John J. Hennessy, Gordon C. Rhea, Peter S. Carmichael, Robert K. Krick, Carol Reardon, Robert E.L. Krick, Gary W. Gallagher.) THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN. MILITARY CAMPAIGNS OF THE CIVIL WAR SERIES.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1997. 
283 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0807823341 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans, reproductions. "In the spring of 1864, in the vast scrub forest that spread south from Virginia's Rapidan and Rappahannock Rivers, Ulysse s S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in battle for the first time. The Wilderness campaign of May 5-6 initiated an epic confrontation between these two commanders - one that would finally end, eleven months later, with Lee's surrender at Appomat t o x . T he contributors to this volume bring modern scholarship and fresh insight to bear on the issues and leaders of the Wilderness campaign. Their essays explore the campaign's background, for example, by training an often-revisionist lens on e xp ec ta t io ns among civilians in the North and South, morale among officers and soldiers in both armies, and the strategic plans of Lee and Grant. Other essays assess the shaky performance of Union cavalry leaders Philip H. Sheridan and Jame s H arr iso n W il s on, the controversial actions of Confederate corp commanders Richard S. Ewell and A.P.Hill, and the often overlooked service of Lewis A. Grant and his Vermont Brigade. Finally, two of the most famous elements of the fighting i n th e Wi lder ness - th e 'L ee to the Rear' episode and James Longstreet's flank attack - are reconstructed in impressive detail." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor erinkling. Near Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR:  THIS MIGHTY SCOURGE OF WAR., Gallagher, Gary W.; Engle, Stephen D.; Krick, Robert K.; Glatthaar, Joseph T.  Foreword by James M. Mcpherson.
20 Gallagher, Gary W.; Engle, Stephen D.; Krick, Robert K.; Glatthaar, Joseph T. Foreword by James M. Mcpherson. THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: THIS MIGHTY SCOURGE OF WAR.
Osprey, Oxford, 2003. 
328 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 1841767360 Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans. Combines four previously published Osprey Essential Histories of the American Civil War: The War in the East 1861-May 1863; The War in the West 1861-July 1863; The War in the East 1863-1865; The War in the West 1863-1865. "Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, the American Civil War spanne d f o u r b l oody years of fighting, in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives. From its outbreak at Fort Sumter, North Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battle s, en ga ge me n ts a nd skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. This book explores the political, historical, strategic and cultural significance of the American Civil War, examining its impact on the civilians and mil ita r y p ers onn el ca ugh t u p in it." Interior - small ink circle at top of the half-title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, small soft wrinkle at top fore-edge of rear cover - mig rate s into las t pa ge. V ery Good + 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
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CONFEDERATE INFANTRYMAN 1861-1865.  OSPREY MILITARY WARRIOR SERIES 6., Drury, Ian.
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