by Peter Cozzens Drawing from an imprerssive array of both Union and Condederate primary sources, Peter Cozzens has produce the most comprehensive and balanced study of the 1862 Shenandoan Valley Campaign to date. A fascinating, in-depth work of scholarship - and a great read! Kent Brown - author of Retreat from Gettysburg
Secessionists Triumph 1854-1861 Volume 2 of Freehlings work that resurrects the pre-Civil War political saga of the study of slavery and the events that shattered the Union. Some copies are signed by the Arthor.
Richmond Burning:The Last Days of the Confederate Capital, by Nelson Lankford, describes the first four days of April 1865 in the capital of the Confederate States of America. Handled in detail is the withdrawl of the Confederate army, the evacuation of the Confederate government, and eventual occupation of the city by Union forces. (248 pages, 8 x 5.5, Paperback)
The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government: Volume 2, by Jefferson Davis. Volume two of the classic text written by President Jefferson Davis himself. He termed his work an historical sketch of the events which preceded and attended the struggle of the Southern states to maintain their existence and their rights as sovereign communities. (662 pages, 8 x 5, Paperback)
The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government: Volume 1, by Jefferson Davis. Volume one of the classic text written by President Jefferson Davis himself. He termed his work an historical sketch of the events which preceded and attended the struggle of the Southern states to maintain their existence and their rights as sovereign communities. (604 pages, 8 x 5, Paperback)
Rebels At The Gate: Lee And Mcclellan On The Front Line Of A Nation Divided, by W. Hunter Lesser. Rebels at the Gate is the dramatic story of the first Union victories of the Civil War and the events that caused Virginians to divide their state. In a defiant act to sustain President Lincoln's war effort, Virginia Unionists created their own state government in 1861- destined to become the new state of West Virginia. (375 pages, 8.75 x 5.75, Paperback)
In this sparkling book, Tony Horwitz freshens our cluture of remembrance with himor and a sharpshooter's eye, exploding myths with the irreverence of a small boy urling snowballs at a beaver hat. USA Today Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz Paperback, 432 pages
Not War But Murder: Cold Harbor 1864, by Ernest B. Furgurson. Examines the Union attack on the Confederate entrenchments at Cold Harbor, Virginia on June 3, 1864. Instead of breaking through to Richmond, the reinforced Army of the Potomac lost over 10,000 men, most of them in a single morning. Confederates called it the easiest victory of the war. In the North, it confirmed Grant's reputation as a butcher, heedless of casualties. (328 pages, 8 x 5.25, Paperback)
Retreat from Gettysburg in July 1863, Brown draws on previously unknown materials to chronicle the massive effort of General Robert E. Lee and his army as they sought to move fifty-seven miles of quartermaster, subsistence, ordnance and ambulance trains and tens of thousands of seized horses, mules, cattle, sheep and other livestock across the South Mountain Range to and across the Potomac River while no less than three Union armies were closing in.
Mosby's Rangers, by Jeffry D. Wert. In 1863, John Singleton Mosby and his band of irregulars, recruited in Union-occupied northern Virginia, began raiding Yankee outposts, wagon trains, troop detachments, headquarters and railroad lines. This first comprehensive study of Mosby's Rangers offers new material about its organization, membership and tactics, plus biographical information about Mosby himself. (384 pages, 8.5 x 5.5, Paperback)