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Mixing traditional and original quilt blocks, this book includes clear instruction, full-size patterns, a collection of historical documents and amazing quilts.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.
A complete manual for those who desire to understand the rules of good breeding, the customs of good society and to avoid incorrect and vulgar habits. Published in 1866, this book informs those of us in modern-day America the expectations of our mid-nineteen century ancestors within polite society. It also includes, The etiquette of courtship, marriage, domestic duties and fifty-six rules to be observed in general society. Paper: 167 pp.
The Civil War Diary Quilt: 121 Stories and the Quilt Blocks They Inspired, by Rosemary Youngs. The Civil War era was a time of great tragedy and triumph, and for a diverse group of women it was a distinctive thread in their lives and their quilting. This reference incorporates instructions, list of supplies, a photo gallery, and 121 quilt blocks inspired by actual diary entries from 10 women living during the Civil War. (288 pages, 8.5 x 7, Paperback)
Documenting the period between 1861 and 1865, Mary Chesnut's Diary is widely considered to be one of the most compelling personal narratives of the Civil War. As the daughter of a wealthy plantation owner and the wife of an aide to the Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, Chesnut was well acquainted with the Confederacy's prominent players and--from the very first shots in Charleston, South Carolina--diligently recorded her impressions of the conflict's most significant moments.