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Format: Hardback, 256 pages
6 x 9, illustrations
Book published by Casemate Publishers
Long relegated to a secondary position behind Gettysburg, Vicksburg has more recently earned consideration by historians as the truly decisive battle of the Civil War. Indeed, Vicksburg is fascinating on many levels. A focal point of both western armies, the Federal campaign of maneuver that finally isolated the Confederates in the city was masterful. The Navy’s contribution to the Federal victory was significant. The science of the fortifications and siege tactics are rich in detail. Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 696 pages
Format: Paperback, 696 pages
26 maps, 40 images
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Chickamauga, according to soldier rumor, is a Cherokee word meaning "River of Death." It certainly lived up to that grim sobriquet in September 1863 when the Union Army of the Cumberland and Confederate Army of Tennessee waged bloody combat along the banks of West Chickamauga Creek. Read More...
Format: Hardcover , 384 pages
Format: Paperback, 392 pages
7 maps, 22 images, 392 pages
The first installment, A Mad Irregular Battle, introduced readers to the major characters of this sweeping drama and carried them from the Union crossing of the Tennessee River in August 1863 up through the bloody but inconclusive combat of the first and second days of the battle (September 18 and 19, 1863). Glory or the Grave, the trilogy's second volume, focused on September 20 - the decisive third day of fighting that included the Confederate breakthrough of the late morning and the desperate Union final stand on Horseshoe Ridge. This installment drew to a close at nightfall. Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 744 pages
Format: Paperback, 744 pages
6 x 9, 37 maps and 40 images
David Powell's The Chickamauga Campaign - Glory or the Grave: The Breakthrough, Union Collapse, and the Retreat to Chattanooga, September 20-23, 1863 is the second volume in his magnificent projected three-volume study of this overlooked and largely misunderstood campaign. Read More...
Format: Paperback, 208 pages
7x10 paperback, 204 full-color photos and illustrations, 208 pages
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Few Americans associate New York City with the Civil War, but the most populated metropolitan area in the nation, then and now, is filled with scores of monuments, historical sites, and resources directly related to those four turbulent years. Veteran author Bill Morgan's The Civil War Lover's Guide to New York City examines more than 150 of these largely overlooked and often forgotten historical gems. Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
"...can be thoroughly enjoyed without leaving home - perhaps an unintended consequence of its excellence."- Dimitri Rotov, Civil War Bookshelf Blogspot
Every student of Gettysburg, novice and expert alike, will want to learn from, enjoy, and treasure The Complete Gettysburg Guide. No visitor to Gettysburg will want to be without it. Read More...
Format: Audio, CD
150-minute audio tour on two discs; 8-page full-color booklet featuring maps by Steve Stanley; narration by J. David Petruzzi
More than two million people visit the battlefield at Gettysburg each year. It is one of the most popular historical destinations in the United States. Most visitors tour the field by following the National Park Service's suggested auto tour. That tour, however, misses crucial battle actions, monuments, markers, and other hidden historical gems that everyone should experience. With The Complete Gettysburg Guide: Audio Driving and Walking Tours, Volume 1: The Battlefield, visitors will finally be able to experience many of these sights and events and much more in this entertaining and informative audio tour based on the best-selling The Complete Gettysburg Guide (2009). Read More...
Format: Paperback, 216 pages
Activities, glossary, answer key, original illustrations, photos, graphics, bibliography, and index
Although many people know of Tom Paine and his famous Common Sense, the historic pamphlet has not been readily accessible or widely read. Fifth-grade history teacher Mark Wilensky rectifies this oversight with the publication of The Elementary Common Sense of Thomas Paine: An Interactive Adaptation for All Ages. Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
Inspired by real events, The Final Service offers a riveting story about human nature, emotional abandonment, and how unfulfilled dreams left a middle-aged woman on the brink of personal destruction until one event forever altered the core of her belief system and her life. It is a story of faith, family, and forgiveness, and the realization that forces larger and more powerful than ourselves are at work in our lives in ways we are unable to fully understand. Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
6x9, 20 images and 5 maps
The nearly ten-month struggle for Petersburg, Virginia, is well known to students of the Civil War. Surprisingly few readers, however, are aware that Petersburg's citizens felt war's hard hand nearly a week before the armies of Grant and Lee arrived on their doorstep in the middle of June 1864. Distinguished historian William Glenn Robertson rectifies this oversight with the publication of The First Battle for Petersburg in a special revised Sesquicentennial edition. Read More...