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)
This book explores many themes of the Civil War by focusing on specific people, places, and events. Also contains facts and trivia about some of the most important battles. Contains 12 puzzles with answers in the back.
Gods and Generals, by Jeff Shaara. The thrilling prequel to Killer Angels and inspiration for the motion picture. Details major figures from both sides of the Civil War from the opening days up to the battle of Gettysburg. (491 pages, 6.75 x 4.25, Paperback)
Through compelling diary entries, letters, and 150 quilt blocks, Rosemary Youngs helps convey the true stories of Civil War soldiers, nurses, and civilians. Mixing traditional and original quilt blocks, this book includes clear instruction, full-size patterns, a collection of historical documents and amazing quilts. Combine the blocks to make any of three quilts featured in the book, or design your own arrangement to commemorate this profound era of United States history. By Rosemary Youngs. Paperback, 288 pages.