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American Civil War

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Warfare & defence

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Lincoln's Lieutenants. The High Command of the Army of the Potomac. From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered... [more]

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil War (Film Tie-In)

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil...

Victoria E. Bynum

Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Battles & campaigns

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A remarkable true story of defiance during the American Civil War-now the focus of a major motion picture starring Matthew... [more]

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The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation

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The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation...

Brenda Wineapple

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic struggle over the implications of the Civil War amid the impeachment... [more]

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who...

Charles Lane

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Politics & government; Civil rights & citizenship

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Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated... [more]

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

Elizabeth R. Varon (Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History and Associate Director, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History, University of Virginia)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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In Armies of Deliverance, Elizabeth Varon offers both a sweeping narrative of the Civil War and a bold new interpretation... [more]

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of...

Edward L. Ayers

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War; Black & Asian studies

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Winner of the Lincoln Prize A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective.... [more]

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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

Walt Whitman

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); American Civil War

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A selection of Walt Whitman's groundbreaking poetry edited and introduced by Professor Bridget Bennett. [more]

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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Biography: historical, political & military; History; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership; Warfare & defence

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With kaleidoscopic insights, Elizabeth D. Samet has produced the most ambitious edition of Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs yet.... [more]

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

Walter Stahr

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Politics & government

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New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr tells the story of Edwin Stanton, who served as Secretary of War in Abraham... [more]

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A Fierce Glory: Antietam - The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

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A Fierce Glory: Antietam - The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed...

Justin Martin

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Civil rights & citizenship; Battles & campaigns

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From an acclaimed author and historian, the dramatic, character-rich story of Antietam--the high-stakes battle Lincoln needed... [more]

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The American Military: A Concise History

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The American Military: A Concise History

Joseph T. Glatthaar

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; American Civil War; Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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The American Military: A Concise History narrates the American military experience. It focuses on four recurring themes- citizen... [more]

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Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict

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Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict

John Burt

History; History of the Americas; Slavery & abolition of slavery; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy

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In their famous debates, Lincoln and Douglas struggled with how to behave when an ethical conflict like slavery strained democracy's... [more]

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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez...

Daniel J. Sharfstein

History; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Military history; American Civil War; Indigenous peoples

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Beautifully wrought and impossible to put down, Daniel Sharfstein's Thunder in the Mountains chronicles with compassion and... [more]

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A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War

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A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War

Williamson Murray, Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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A military history of breathtaking sweep and scope, A Savage War reveals how the Civil War ushered in the age of modern warfare.... [more]

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac... [more]

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The U.S. Constitution and Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and White Supremacy

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The U.S. Constitution and Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery...

Dwight T. Pitcaithley

History; History of the Americas; Slavery & abolition of slavery; American Civil War; Political science & theory

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Five months after the election of Abraham Lincoln, which had revealed the fracturing state of the nation, Confederates fired... [more]

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The Decision Was Always My Own: Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign

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The Decision Was Always My Own: Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign...

Timothy B. Smith

History; Regional & national history; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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The Vicksburg Campaign, argues Timothy B. Smith, is the showcase of Ulysses S. Grant's military genius. Showing how and why... [more]

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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War

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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War

Peter Hoffer (Professor of History, University of Georgia)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Legal history

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Through a series of engaging portraits of the actors involved, Uncivil Warriors shows show that a central contributing factor... [more]

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The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon

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The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American...

John Reeves

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

Hardback

Defeated on the battlefield, Robert E. Lee soon faced the wrath of vengeful northerners, including indictment for treason... [more]

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A Campaign of Giants-The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

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A Campaign of Giants-The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing...

A. Wilson Greene

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex.... [more]

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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency

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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency...

Dan Abrams, David Fisher

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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Instant New York Times bestseller!<br /><br />A Washington Independent Review... [more]

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Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

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Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

J. D. Dickey

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War

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A New York Times bestselling historian sheds new light on Sherman's epic March to the Sea, especially the soldiers, doctors,... [more]

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Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of Confederacy

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Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of Confederacy...

Ethan J Kytle, Blain Roberts

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Black & Asian studies

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Denmark Vesey's Garden joins the small bookshelf of major, paradigm-shifting new interpretations of slavery's enduring legacy... [more]

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The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

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The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

James M. McPherson (Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

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James McPherson evokes the meaning and significance of the Civil War [more]

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The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery

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The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery

Noel Rae

History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Black & Asian studies

Hardback

Comprising personal accounts from an intensely consequential chapter in our country's history, The Great Stain tells the story... [more]

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