Doctors in Gray: The Confederate Medical Service, by H. H. Cunningham. Remains the definitive work on the medical history of the Confederate army. Paints as complete a picture as possible of the daunting tasks facing those charged with caring for the war's wounded and sick. (337 pages, 9 x 6, Paperback)
Civil War Medicine, by C. Keith Wilbur. Takes you on a detailed and fascinating tour through the medical history of this bloody and devastating war. Hundreds of illustrations, combined with well-researched and engaging text, tell the tale of the challenges presented to physicians with each new battle and the often heroic ways those challenges were met. (119 pages, 11 x 8.5, Paperback)
Recipient of the 1996 Jefferson Davis Award. Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust. Drawing on eloquent primary sources, this work shows the upheval caused by the Civil War, the disintegration of slavery, and the disappearance of prewar prosperity in the lives of the Confederacy's elite women. (326 pages, 9.25 x 6, Paperback)
Recipient of the 1998 Jefferson Davis Book Award. Lee's Miserables: Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to Appomattox, by J. Tracy Power. Exhaustively researched, and based on a wide variety of letters and diaries drawn from manuscript sources throughout the Confederate South, this book traces the cautious optimism after the Wilderness campaign, where soldiers wrote of high spirits, to the rampant despair of the spring of 1865. Covers the standard topics: morale, rations, home front, and the like.
Uniforms of the Civil War, by Francis A. Lord. Shattering the myth that the Civil War was fought between soldiers in blue or in gray, this complete history details the rainbow of colors and styles worn. From the Army of the United States to the Confederate Navy, it presents a wealth of blouses, frock coats, chevrons, chapeaux, shoes, and more. 108 rare photographs and illustrations. (176 pages, 11 x 8.5, Paperback)
This book tells the story of imported Confederate uniforms, documenting in color photographs every known uniform made by the Peter Tait Company of Limerick, Ireland. The 132 photos offer different perspectives and close-ups showing construction details. There are also images of every button used on Tait jackets. The text includes specifics about how many uniforms were delivered to the Confederacy and where they saw service. The provenance of each jacket is included along with the soldier's service record.
Cadet Gray and Butternut Brown: Notes on Confederate Uniforms, by Thomas M. Arliskas. This is not just a book full of Confederate Uniforms, it also answers how and why the two largest Confederate armies, The Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of Tennessee, looked and dressed the way they did during four long years of war. A multitude of contemporary accounts from newspapers, letters and diaries are used in the text to describe the appearance and supply of Confederate soldiers. (103 pages, 11 x 8.5, Paperback)
The Widow of the South, by Robert Hicks. Hicks's big historical first novel follows the saga of Carrie McGavock, a lonely Confederate wife who finds purpose transforming her Tennessee plantation into a hospital and cemetery during the Civil War. Based on an extraordinary true story, this brilliant, meticulously researched novel flashes back to 1864 and the afternoon of the Battle of Franklin, five of the bloodiest hours of the Civil War. (448 pages, 8 x 6, Paperback)
The Last Full Measure, by Jeff Shaara. This best-selling novel picks up where Killer Angels leaves off, and takes the celebrated trilogy to the stirring end of the Civil War and beyond. (621 pages, 6.75 x 4.25, Paperback)
The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that inspired the movie Gettysburg. Follows the major figures of both armies during the battle of Gettysburg. (355 pages, 6.75 x 4.25, Paperback)