Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause, by Caroline E. Janney. Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve and rebury the remains of Confederate soldiers scattered throughout the region. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) relocated and reinterred the remains of more than 72,000 soldiers, nearly 28 percent of the 260,000 Confederate soldiers who perished in the war.
Confederate Women, edited by Mauriel Phillips Joslyn. This anthology of ten historical essays focuses on women's roles during the Civil War. Using archival research and excerpts from real women's own letters and diaries, these essays reveal true stories of heroism. (176 pages, 9 x 6, Paperback)
Amazing Women of the Civil War: Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference, by Webb Garrison. Fascinating true stories of some of the most interesting and influential personalities of the Civil War. Their heroic deeds and selfless acts ranged from caring for the wounded to fighting on the battlefields. Included are Harriet Tubman, Belle Boyd, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, and many others. (288 pages, 9 x 6, Paperback)
During America's most divisive war, both the Union and Confederacy took advantage of brave and courageous women willing to adventurously support their causes. These female spies of the Civil War participated in the world's second-oldest profession--spying--a profession perilous in the extreme. The tales of female spies are filled with suspense, bravery, treachery, and trickery. They took enormous risks and achieved remarkable results--changing the face of the war itself. By H. Donald Winkler. Paperback, 334 pages.
This book explores how Victorians viewed death and dying, describing the cultural and social changes that occurred as a result of the historical events of their time. This concise, informative work is ideal for students of the nineteenth century, Civil War enthusiasts, and anyone interested in Victorian era culture. By Bernadette Loeffel-Atkins. Paperback, 56 pages.
A reprint of the booklet Prayers Suitable for the Times In Which We Live, originally published in 1861. Contains prayers and hymns to help sustain and uplift the common soldier in the field. (29 pages, 5 x 3.5)
The definitive travel reference for America's most famous, and hallowed, Civil War battle sites. Contains thorough listings of all major sites, including historical background information, full-color photographs throughout, special features on military and civic leaders, a glossary of Civil War terminology, directions to hard-to-find locations, and helpful listings of restuarants, lodgings, shopping, tours, and special events. Hardcover, 444 pages.
The 18 tours in this book cover all the significant Civil War sites in both Virginia and West Virginia. While the better known sites are covered (Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Richmond, Petersburg, both Bull Run battles, Appomattox, etc), Johnson also covers lesser-known events (Saltville, Mine Run, Chantilly, etc). By Clint Johnson. Paperback, 407 pages.
Hollywood Cemetary: A Tour, by James E. DuPriest, Jr. History, art and landscape architecture all come together in the magnificent setting of Hollywood Cemetery, perched on the bluffs high above the James River in Richmond, Virginia. Nowhere in America will one find so many prominent 19th Century personalities as those that rest at Hollywood. (28 pages, 8.5 x 6.75, Paperback)
In the Footsteps of Robert E. Lee, by Clint Johnson. This is your guide to the major Lee sites in Virginia and West Virginia and lesser known sites in distant states. Taken together, they will let you - as far as possible - stand where General Lee stood and see what he saw. (186 pages, 8 x 5.5, Paperback)