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)
Appomattox County, by Patrick A. Schroeder and Scott Frantel. Appomattox County, formed in 1845 and named after the nearby river, was originally best known for growing tobacco. However, that dramatically changed in 1865 when Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at the McLean House. In the 1930s, efforts began to commemorate Civil War events, and a national park was created. Boasting a unique history abundant with churches, notable citizens, and special events, this photograph collection shows the diverse and memorable history of Appomattox.
During the Civil War, many types of bullets were fired from several hundred different types of weapons. It is estimated that over seven million bullets were used during the three days of fighting at Gettysburg alone! Six bullet replicas (.58 caliber minie' ball, .577 caliber Enfield, .58 caliber Gardner, .52 caliber Sharps, .69 caliber Round Shot, .58 caliber Williams Type II) are included in this set along with the informative booklet Intro to Civil War Bullets: A Beginners's Guide to Civil War Bullets.
The White House of the Confederacy: A Pictorial Tour - Through our pictorial guide, you will feel as if you are being led through the beautifully restored Confederate Executive Mansion by one of our well-versed guides. (48 pages, 7.5 x 9, Paperback)
Cased Image Photographs from the Collections of The Museum of the Confederacy - Features more than 300 cased images (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, opaltypes, and pannotypes) from the wartime period, including military leaders, family portraits, toddlers, young men in uniform, and civilians from all walks of life. (62 pages, 11 x 8.5, Paperback)