Fourteen Civil War Books


Collection of American fourteen Civil War books, all hardcover. All but one has its jacket. Books are generally clean and tight, with some light soil and wear. Detailed descriptions below:


PRINCE JOHN MAGRUDER His Life and Campaigns Casdorph, Paul D. John Wiley 1996 Very Good Good black cover with gold ltg on spine. Illus with photos and maps. 386 pgs 6'x9' indexed. Book is in very good condition with light wear; jacket is in good condition with rubbing, wear, and soil.

THE CIVIL WAR: STRANGE AND FASCINATING FACTS Davis, Burke The Fairfax Press 1982 Good None This 6"x9" hard cover book has a black cloth cover. Many black and white drawing illustrations all throughout the book. A reference book of strange and fascinating facts about the American Civil War. 248 pages.

CAMPAIGNS OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC Swinton, William The Blue and Grey Presss 1988 Good Good This 6"x9" hard cover book has a color illustrated dj with black lettering on the front and spine of the dj. There is a bookplate on the inside, tanned pages, rubbing, wear, and soil. A book about the Union Army of the Potomac, the decisive fighting machine of the Civil War. Black and white drawing map illustrations within the book. 640 indexed pages.

DEEDS OF VALOR Beyer, W. F. And Keydel, O. F. Longmeadow Press 1994 Good Good This 6.5"x9.5" hard cover book has a color illustrated dj with white and gold lettering on the front and spine of the dj. A book about how America's Civil War heroes won the Congresssional Medal of Honor. The book is illustrated with many black and white drawing and other illustrations all throughout the book. 558 pages. Book and jacket are both in good condition with rubbing, wear, and soil.

The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction Ayers, Edward L. Oxford Univ Pr 1992 Good Good This 6.5 x 9.5 hard cover book has white, black, and brown lettering on the green and white dust jacket spine with an illustrated cover. In this story, with its blend of new technology and old hatreds, genteel picnics and mob violence, Edward Ayers captures the history of the South in the years between Reconstruction and the turn of the century - a combination of progress and reaction that defined the contradictory promise of the New South. 572 pages. Owner's name. Margin marks. Some underlining. Rubbing, wear, and soil.

Grant As Military Commander Marshall-Cornwall, James Barnes & Noble Books 1995 Very Good Good 6.5 x 9.5 hard cover book. White, yellow, and black lettering on the blue and peach dust jacket spine with a color photo illustrated cover. A biography of Ulysses S. Grant. 244 pages + maps. Book is in very good condition with light wear; jacket is in good condition with edgewear, rubbing, and soil.

Partners in Command: The Relationships Between Leaders in the Civil War Glatthaar, Joseph T. Free Pr 1993 Very Good Good This 6.5 x 9.5 hardcover has 286 pages. Glatthaar follows his seminal Forged in Battle with this provocative study of high-level command structures in the Civil War. Book is in very good condition with light wear; jacket is in good condition with edgewear, rubbing, and soil.

West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America After the Civil War Richardson, Heather Yale Univ Pr 2007 Good Good This thoughtful, engaging examination of the Reconstruction Era began as a way for author to understand the deep divide-over issues like taxes, size of government and the influence of special interests-that still separate "red states" from "blue states." Book and jacket are both in good condition with soil and light edgewear to the jacket. 396 indexed pages, 9.5 x 6.

Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg Arnold, James R. John Wiley & Sons Inc 1997 Good Good In this book the author offers a penetrating analysis of Grant's strategies and actions leading to the Union victory at Vicksburg. Book and jacket are both in good condition with rubbing, wear, and soil. 1st edition. 387 indexed pages, 9 x 6.

Confederate Corsair: The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read Jones, Robert A. Stackpole Books 2000 Very Good Very Good First edition. The author has tracked down all available sources on this Confederate privateer-including unpublished material from Read's grandchildren-and written an exciting biography that reveals the impact of naval power on the Civil War. Book and jacket are both in very good condition with light wear. 1st edition. 226 indexed pages, 9 x 6.

The Wilderness Campaign Gallagher, Gary W. Univ of North Carolina Pr 1997 Very Good Very Good The eight essays here assembled explore aspects of the background, conduct, and repercussions of the fighting in the Wilderness. Book and jacket are both in very good condition with light wear. 1st edition. 283 indexed pages, 9.5 x 6.5.

A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War Foreman, Amanda Random House 2010 Very Good Good Contains illustrations, including maps. Pages are clean, no writing. Dust jacket has rubbing.

Sherman : Fighting Prophet Lewis, Lloyd Konecky & Konecky 1993 Very Good Very Good Pages and dust jacket are clean, crisp. Very tiny dust stains on top edge. 690 indexed pages.

Families and Freedom: A Documentary History of African American Kinship in the Civil War Era Berlin, Ira New Press 1997 Very Good Very Good Clean copy with minimal wear. Light rubbing on dust jacket. 259 indexed pages.