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Image for Civil War Justice  Union Army Executions Under Lincoln

Civil War Justice Union Army Executions Under Lincoln

By: Alotta, Robert I.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Shippensburg PA, White Mane Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15986

ISBN: 0942597109

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket shows some edgewear, scuffing, only light wear to book. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 234 pages; Alotta analyzes every recorded military execution in the Union army during President Lincoln's administration, including a significant number not reflected in the official government report on the subject. After a general discussion of the relevant sections of the military codes and the way in which the draconian rules governing capital offenses were understood and applied--or, frequently, misunderstood an... View more info

U.S. Grant The Making of a General, 1861-1863

By: Ballard, Michael B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lanham MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: 2005

Seller ID: 14186

ISBN: 0742543080

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Front flap of DJ creased, light edge wear; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The American Crisis Series; 1 x 8.9 x 6.1 Inches; 184 pages; What made Ulysses S. Grant tick? Perhaps the greatest general of the Civil War, Grant won impressive victories and established a brilliant military career. His single-minded approach to command was coupled with the ability to adapt to the kind of military campaign the moment required. In this book, Michael B. Ballard provides a crisp account of Grant's strategic and tactical concepts in the period from the outset of the Civil ... View more info

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The Wartime Papers of R.E. Lee

By: Dowdey, Clifford and Manarin, Louis H. (eds.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: [1961] 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8820

ISBN: 0517347458

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Edgewear and short tears to DJ, some wear top of book's spine. Pages somewhat tanned ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 994 pages; This books contains Lee's letters, reports and general orders set out in chronological order. Extensive index. This was originally published in 1961 but was reprinted poss View more info

Image for Irish Rebels, Confederate Tigers  A History Of The 6th Louisiana Volunteers

Irish Rebels, Confederate Tigers A History Of The 6th Louisiana Volunteers

By: Gannon, James

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Mason City, Iowa, Savas Publishing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18707

ISBN: 1882810163

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Very light shelf wear is present on boards and DJ, with 3/4" tear in DJ front foredge. Small stain at bottom of BFEP. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 6.14 X 1.57 inches; 453 pages; "The first book-length treatment of an important Confederate regiment composed mostly of Irish immigrants who were involved in most of the important Civil War battles in the East." View more info

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The Civil War World of Herman Melville

By: Garner, Stanton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lawrence KS, University Press of Kansas: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18963

ISBN: 0700606025

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, short tear top back fore edge.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; "Contrary to popular belief, Stanton Garner contends, Herman Melville was not intellectually and emotionally detached from the war. In actuality, Melville brooded over the war's enormous brutality and destructive power. At the same time, his passion for writing, which had suffered greatly in the wake of his grand failures of the 1850s, revived. With renewed purpose, Melville saw an opportunity to e... View more info

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The March to the Sea and Beyond Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns

By: Glatthaar, Joseph T.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17641

ISBN: 0814730019

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, small tears. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; DJ is crisp and bright, enclosed in mylar protector. ; American Social Experience Series, Volume 1; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; An account of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's "March to the Sea" during the last two years of the Civil War, a campaign which effectively divided the South and brought an end to the conflict. View more info

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Don't Shoot That Boy! Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice

By: Lowry, Thomas P.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Mason City, Iowa, Savas Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16086

ISBN: 1882810384

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, graphs; 10 X 6.50 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages; From the DJ flap: "In the midst of America's deadliest war, Lincoln sat the storm center of a hurricane of blood and grief, deciding the fate of men sentenced for crimes including desertion, spying, sabotage, murder, rape - the whole gamut of evil. He balanced sternness and compassion while pressed on one side by weeping relatives begging for mercy, and on the other by military leaders demanding severe discipline for an unruly citizen army. The man many have descr... View more info

Pickett's Charge Eyewitness Accounts

By: Rollins, Richard; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rank and File Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 12974

ISBN: 0963899317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Lightly chipped DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 1.19 x 9.32 x 6.35 Inches; 407 pages View more info

Image for The Last Shot The Incredible Story of the C. S. S. Shenandoah and the True Conclusion of the American Civil War

The Last Shot The Incredible Story of the C. S. S. Shenandoah and the True Conclusion of the American Civil War

By: Schooler, Lynn

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19255

ISBN: 0060523336

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, short closed tear top foreedge. Corners lightly bumped, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.1 X 6.3 X 0.9 inches; 320 pages; "In the autumn of 1864, at the height of the American Civil War, the Confederate raider Shenandoah received orders to "seek out and utterly destroy" the whaling fleets of New England as part of an effort to bleed the Union of its economic strength -- an undertaking that met its greatest success when the raider fell upon a fleet of whalers working the waters near A... View more info

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A Battlefield Atlas of the Civil War

By: Symonds, Craig L. & William J. Clipson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18603

ISBN: 0933852401

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards show light shelf wear, DJ has short tears, light soiling and light chipping. Rear flap is price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs and maps; 9.90 X 8 X 0.50 inches; 106 pages; "From Fort Sumter to Appomattox, this military history explains the principal campaigns of the Civil War and all the major battles in lively text. A clear, concise and authoritative volume ideal for battlefield tours or classroom studies." View more info

Image for With My Face to the Enemy  Perspectives on the Civil War

With My Face to the Enemy Perspectives on the Civil War

By: Various & Robert Cowley

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16426

ISBN: 0399147373

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dustjacket. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; 9.50 X 6.60 X 1.80 inches; 464 pages; "With My Face to the Enemy is a provocative and wide-ranging anthology of essays on the Civil War-our nation's defining struggle and the first modern war in history. In thirty-five illuminating essays and one hundred and fifty thousand words, it examines the war from the perspectives critical to its outcome-the larger-than-life personalities of the important players from Lincoln to Lee, and the national strategies and key battle tactics that shaped the four-year-long crisis... View more info