Survey our vast assortment of titles that cover the causes of the war, the aftermath, and everything in between! For the more specialized reader, scan specific topics such as naval history, medical practices, and uniforms. Finally, for the traveling Civil War buff, we offer travel guides for must-see Civil War sites!

Imported Confederate Uniforms

Imported Confederate Uniforms

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.

$14.95

Cadet Gray and Butternut Brown: Notes on Confederate Uniforms

Cadet Gray and Butternut Brown: Notes on Confederate Uniforms

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)

$16.95

A History of Ironclads

A History of Ironclads

Documents the dramatic history of Civil War ironclads and reveals how warships like the Monitor and Virginia revolutionized naval warfare. Author John V. Quarstein, an award-winning historian, director of the Virginia War Museum and a historical consultant to the Monitor Center at the Mariner's Museum, calls upon a breadth of archival resources top resent a comprenhensive account that explores in depth the impact of ironclads during the Civil War and their colossal effect on naval history. By John V. Quarstein. Paperback, 284 pages.

$24.99

Hardluck Ironclad

Hardluck Ironclad

by Edwin C Bearss. In Hardluck Ironclad, Edwin Bearss tells how he and two other Civil War historians discovered the Cairo almost a century after it was sunk - still intact at the bottom of the Yazoo, her big guns loaded and ready to fire. Much of the gear aboard just as it was that December morning when the crew abandoned her - and how, almost miraculously, she was later salvaged and restored. 180 pps. Paperback

$25.95

Confederate Torpedos

Confederate Torpedos

Edited by Herb M. Schiller. The Confederacy led the way in developing torpedoes, a term that in the nineteenth century referred to contact mines floating on or just below the water's surface. With this book, these valuable weapons become available for the first time. A detailed accounting of the vessels sunk or damaged by Confederate torpedoes complete this significant compilation. Paperback 193pps

$39.95

Capital Navy

Capital Navy

Capital Navy: The Men, Ships and Operations of the James River Squadron, by John Coski. The first book to examine the importance of Confederate naval operations on the James River, and their significant impact on the war in Virginia. This exciting and groundbreaking original study, complete with dozens of photos and detailed drawings of all four James River ironclads, is a must for every naval enthusiast. (344 pages, 9 x 6, Paperback)

$18.95

What Caused the Civil War?

What Caused the Civil War?

What Caused the Civil War?: Reflections on the South and Southern History, by Edward L. Ayers. Ayers offers a fresh approach to the nation's central historical event. He sees no inevitable clash of civilizations North and South but a highly charged mix of emotion and pragmatism fed by an imperfect knowledge of events. (222 pages, 8.25 x 5.5, Paperback)

$18.95

Valley Thunder

Valley Thunder

Charles R. Knight's Valley Thunder: is the first full-length account in more than three decades to examine the combat at New Market on may 15, 1864 - the battle that opened the pivotal 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Kinght's balanced and objective approach includes a detailed examination of the complex prelude leadding up to the day of the battle. His entertaining prose introduces a new generation of readers to a wide array of soldiers, civilians, and politicians who found themselves swept up in one of the war's mosty gripping engagements. 6 x 9 Pback 264 pp.

$19.45

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust. The Civil War introduced America to death on an unprecedented scale and of an unnatural kindgrisly, random and often ending in an unmarked grave far from home.

$15.00

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor, by Bertram Hawthorne Groene. With this book as a guide, and a minimum of information, nearly anyone can trace the military history of his Civil War ancestor from enlistment to mustering-out. (130 pages, 9.5 x 6, Hardcover)

$16.95
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