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  • Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink

    Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901952

    Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink does more than just document the history of the Trans-Mississippi conflict of the Civil War. It goes much deeper, offering a profound, extended look into the innermost thoughts of the soldiers and civilians who ex…

  • A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900054

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scho…

  • Great Things Are Expected of Us

    Great Things Are Expected of Us

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572336636

    Great Things Are Expected of Us is a fascinating collection of letters written by Lt. Col. Irvine Walker to his fiance as he fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War's Western Theater from May 1862 until April 1865. This correspondence offers can…

  • Sailing with Farragut

    Sailing with Farragut

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621902089

    Sailing with Farragut, the latest book in the Voices of the Civil War series, shows readers the war through the recollections of Bartholomew Diggins, a young sailor who fought under U.S. Admiral David G. Farragut in the battles for control of the Mi…

  • A Fierce, Wild Joy

    A Fierce, Wild Joy

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572335998

    The ninety letters in this collection document the Civil War career of Col. Edward Jesup Wood, an officer of the 48th Indiana. Evocative and rich in detail, "A Fierce, Wild Joy" offers a view of the war from an officer's perspective and provides imp…

  • Our Trust is in the God of Battles

    Our Trust is in the God of Battles

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572334588

    Robert Franklin Bunting was a Princeton-educated chaplain who served in the Confederate 8th Texas Cavalry, popularly known as Terry's Texas Rangers, which saw combat at Shiloh, Murfreesboro, and Chickamauga. The manuscript consists primarily of nine…

  • The Union Must Stand

    The Union Must Stand
    av Mark Grimsley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903086

    Only rarely does a Civil War diarist combine detailed observations of events with an intelligent understanding of their significance. John Campbell, a newspaperman before the war, left such a legacy. A politically aware Union soldier with strong mor…

  • Lee's Last Casualty

    Lee's Last Casualty

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572339576

    The letters assembled in this extraordinarily rich collection were written by Robert W. Parker, an enlisted Confederate cavalryman who is thought to have been the last man killed in action in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War. He is…

  • Yankee Rebel

    Yankee Rebel
    av John G. Barrett

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572332454

    "I do not know of any other soldier account which gives a more realistic and vivid representation of what a Civil War battle was like. . . . It is of exceptional merit and interest. Its excellence is so outstanding as to set it apart from the genera…

  • In the Shadow of the Enemy

    In the Shadow of the Enemy
    av Mary Mackall

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572337619

    The mistress of a slave-holding estate, Ida Powell Dulany took over control of the extensive family lands once her husband left to fight for the Confederacy. She struggled to manage slaves, maintain contact with her neighbors, and keep up her morale…

  • Last to Leave the Field

    Last to Leave the Field

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572337299

    Revealing the mind-set of a soldier seared by the horrors of combat even as he kept faith in his cause, Last to Leave the Field showcases the private letters of Ambrose Henry Hayward, a Massachusetts native who served in the 28th Pennsylvania Volunt…

  • To Succeed or Perish

    To Succeed or Perish

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901228

    With the Conscription Act of 1862, the Confederacy enacted the first military draft in American history. Rather than face duty with strangers in an uncertain locale, twenty-eight-year-old Edmund Trent Eggleston of Warren County, Mississippi, took ad…

  • Memoirs of the Stuart Horse Artillery Battalion

    Memoirs of the Stuart Horse Artillery Battalion

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572337060

    Until recently, it has been difficult for anyone with an interest in the Army of Northern Virginia's horse artillery, which served under legendary cavalry commander J. E. B. Stuart, to envision what the men of the battalion endured. With the publica…

  • We are in His Hands Whether We Live or Die

    We are in His Hands Whether We Live or Die
    av Thomson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572339439

    Many soldiers who served in the American Civil War found solace in their faith during the most trying times of the war. But few soldiers took such a providential view of life and the Civil War as Charles Henry Howard. Born in a small town in Maine,…

  • Dear Courier

    Dear Courier

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621902935

    Among the most extant volumes of Civil War correspondence penned by military men, few can boast of the writing quality of Dear Courier. The Yankee-turned-Rebel was both fighter and journalist: second lieutenant of the Rome Light Guards and editor of…

  • Lee and Jackson's Bloody Twelfth

    Lee and Jackson's Bloody Twelfth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572339354

    Offering a fascinating look at an ordinary soldier's struggle to survive not only the horrors of combat but also the unrelenting hardship of camp life, Lee and Jackson's Bloody Twelfth brings together for the first time the extant correspondence of…

  • All Right Let Them Come

    All Right Let Them Come
    av Charles Swift Northen

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572332331

    All Right Let Them Come offers rare observations into the life of an East Tennessee Confederate soldier, John G. Earnest, and the events surrounding his involvement in the transfer to the western Confederate front and the siege of Vicksburg. The pas…

  • Service with the Signal Corps: The Civil War Memoir of Captain Louis R. Fortescue

    Service with the Signal Corps: The Civil War Memoir of Captain Louis R. Fortescue
    av Louis R. Fortescue

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901259

    In 1854 an assistant surgeon named Albert J. Myer entered the Union Army and created a system of transmitting information that would revolutionize military communications. His flag-and-torch system led to the formation of the U.S. Army Signal Corps.…

  • A Documentary History of the Civil War Era

    A Documentary History of the Civil War Era

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572338692

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. This three-volume set gives scholars, teachers, and stu…

  • Wilderness Of War

    Wilderness Of War
    av Julie A. Doyle

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572330061

    George W. Squier was one of the thousands of men from Indiana who heeded Lincoln's call for volunteers at the onset of the Civil War. As a soldier in the 44th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, he fought in the Western theater -- seeing action at Fort Done…

  • Three Years a Soldier

    Three Years a Soldier

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572334557

    Three Years a Soldier combines the diary, correspondence, and literary efforts of Private George Perkins of the Sixth New York Independent Battery, beginning in December 1861 and ending December 1864. The letters and essays-never before published in…

  • Memoirs of Lieut.-General Winfield Scott

    Memoirs of Lieut.-General Winfield Scott
    av Timothy D. Johnson, Winfield Scott

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901631

    The remarkable military career of General Winfield Scott spanned fifty-three years, fourteen presidents, and six wars, both foreign and domestic. However, his lengthy service did not secure his rightful place among the nation's pantheon of great mil…

  • In Memory of Self and Comrades

    In Memory of Self and Comrades
    av Michael K. Shaffer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621904304

    Thomas W. Colley served in one of the most active and famous units in the Civil War, the 1st Virginia Cavalry, which fought in battles in the Eastern Theater, from First Manassas/Bull Run to the defense of Petersburg. Colley was born November 11, 18…

  • To Rescue My Native Land

    To Rescue My Native Land

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572334427

    The salary of a private in the army is $12, monthly and fed & uniformed. I know it is a hard life, but anything for my Native Land, wrote William T. Shepherd, a Wisconsin native enlisted in Battery B of the First Illinois Light Artillery. During his…

  • A Yankee Horseman in the Shenandoah Valley

    A Yankee Horseman in the Shenandoah Valley

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572338487

    In many ways, John H. Black typified the thousands of volunteers who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Born in 1834 and raised on his family's farm near Allegheny Township, Pennsylvania, Black taught school until he, like many Pennsylvanian…

  • Memoirs of the Stuart Horse Artillery Battalion

    Memoirs of the Stuart Horse Artillery Battalion

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572336056

    Until recently, it has been difficult for anyone with an interest in the Army of Northern Virginia's horse artillery, which served under legendary cavalry commander J. E. B. Stuart, to envision what the men of the battalion endured. With the publica…

  • A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572339484

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. This three-volume set gives scholars and students easy…

  • Correspondence of Major General Emory Upton, Volume 2, 1875-1881

    Correspondence of Major General Emory Upton, Volume 2, 1875-1881

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903444

    Emory Upton (1839-1881) was thrust into the Civil War immediately upon graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point in May of 1861. He was wounded three times during the war. He participated in nearly ever major battle in the Eas…

  • Ruined by This Miserable War

    Ruined by This Miserable War

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572338593

    In March 1863, after Northern general Benjamin F. Butler demanded the recall of the French consul-general, an unabashed Confederate sympathiser, from Union-occupied New Orleans, Charles Prosper Fauconnet assumed the duties of acting consul. A season…

  • Southern Boy In Blue

    Southern Boy In Blue
    av Kenneth W. Noe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572331266

    Of the one hundred thousand Southerners who donned Federal uniforms during the Civil War, more than forty thousand were Tennesseeans. Not surprisingly, most came from the Appalachian counties of East Tennessee but not all. A Middle Tennessean named…

  • Doctor to the Front

    Doctor to the Front

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901587

    The Civil War was a tragic conflict that destroyed many lives, but for those trying to save lives the tragedy was often compounded. Military doctors labored through the smoke of battle where impossible conditions and fear of infection often forced t…

  • A Very Violent Rebel

    A Very Violent Rebel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572336469

  • A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900405

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scho…

  • Correspondence of Major General Emory Upton, Volume 1, 1857-1875

    Correspondence of Major General Emory Upton, Volume 1, 1857-1875

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903376

    Emory Upton (1839-1881) was thrust into the Civil War immediately upon graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point in May of 1861. He was wounded three times during the war. He participated in nearly ever major battle in the Eas…

  • The Letters of General Richard S. Ewell

    The Letters of General Richard S. Ewell

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572338739

    Richard S. Ewell was one of only six lieutenant generals to serve in Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, and of those he was but one of two-the other being Stonewall Jackson, his predecessor as commander of the Second Corps-to have left behind a sizeab…

  • Slavery in the Clover Bottoms

    Slavery in the Clover Bottoms

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572334533

    Born into slavery on a Tennessee plantation, John McCline escaped from bondage, worked for the Union Army in the Civil War, and eventually found a new life in the American West. Slavery in the Clover Bottoms is his own story, recollected in later ye…

  • Boys From Rockville

    Boys From Rockville
    av Robert L. Bee

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572330054

    The 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry was formed in August 1862, and less than a month later its men were engaged in the fierce fighting at Bloody Lane during the battle of Antietam. Over the next two and a half years, they participated in all the…

  • John Dooley's Civil War

    John Dooley's Civil War
    av Robert Curran

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572338227

    Among the finer soldier-diarists of the Civil War, John Edward Dooley first came to the attention of readers when an edition of his wartime journal, edited by Joseph Durkin, was published in 1945. That book, John Dooley, Confederate Soldier, became…

  • A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era Complete Set (Voices of the Civil War)

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era Complete Set (Voices of the Civil War)
    av Mackey

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900672

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. This three-volume set gives scholars and students easy…

  • The Hour of Our Nation's Agony

    The Hour of Our Nation's Agony

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572335677

    The Hour of Our Nation's Agony offers a revealing look into the life of a Confederate soldier as he is transformed by the war. Through these literate, perceptive, and illuminating letters, readers can trace Lt. William Cowper Nelson s evolution from…

  • On Duty in the Pacific Northwest during the Civil War

    On Duty in the Pacific Northwest during the Civil War
    av Michael Gray

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903673

    From 1862 to 1865, twenty-six hundred miles away from the seat of the federal government in Washington, DC, the First Oregon Volunteer Cavalry Regiment offered aid to the Union cause in the American Civil War. The First Oregon Cavalry confronted a h…

  • No Pardons to Ask, Nor Apologies to Make

    No Pardons to Ask, Nor Apologies to Make

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572334618

    William Henry King began war service in 1862 in Louisiana and ended it in 1865 in Camden, Arkansas. During this period he chronicled action in the Trans-Mississippi theater, producing a diary that yields one of the most important accounts from a Con…

  • Confederate Engineer

    Confederate Engineer
    av George C. Kundahl

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572330733

    Compared with generals or even foot soldiers, relatively little is known about the role played by engineers during the Civil War. This first study of Confederate engineering in more than forty years combines biography with a comprehensive overview o…

  • The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams

    The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900382

    In 1863, while living in Clarksville, Tennessee, Martha Ann Haskins, known to friends and family as Nannie, began a diary. The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman's Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890 provides valuable in…