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Memoirs and Selected Letters

Memoirs and Selected Letters

by Ulysses S Grant

The American Conflict

The American Conflict

by Horace Greeley

Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

by Jon Tuska

John Wesley Hardin

John Wesley Hardin

by Leon Metz

Black, Red and Deadly

Black, Red and Deadly

by Arthur T Burton

Reconstruction

Reconstruction

by Eric Foner

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Reconstruction

by James S Allen

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Atlas Of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

by Meriwether, and Clark, William, and Moulton, Gary E Lewis

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The Lincoln County War

by Frederick W Nolan

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The Journals Of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Volume 1

by William Clark, Gary E Moulton Meriwether Lewis

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We Were the Ninth

by Constantin Ed F Trautmann Grebner

19th Century US Books & Ephemera

Frontier Times

Frontier Times

by Wagner, Pat, Editor

Prison Life of Jefferson Davis. Embracing Details and Incidents in His Captivity, 1885 First Edition

Prison Life of Jefferson Davis. Embracing Details and Incidents in His Captivity, 1885 First Edition

by Craven, John Joseph

Prison Life of Jefferson Davis Embracing Details and Incidents of his Captivity, Particulars Concerning his Health and Habits, Together with Many Conversations on Topics of Great Public Interest. By John J Craven, M.D. New York: Carleton, Publisher. London: S Low Son & Co. 1866 First Edition. Written by the attending physician, this book presents a sympathetic account of Jefferson Davis. The conversations on various subjects are of particular interest to biographers and historians alike.
Condition: NOT a... Read more about this item
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€277.63
The State Of The Nation Considered In A Sermon For Thanksgiving Day, Preached At The Melodeon Nov. 28th, 1850 (Thomas McClintock Signed Copy)

The State Of The Nation Considered In A Sermon For Thanksgiving Day, Preached At The Melodeon Nov. 28th, 1850 (Thomas McClintock Signed Copy)

by Parker, Theodore

Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, Boston, 1851; First Edition; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"), 38 pages; printed wraps. Impassioned oration delivered at Boston’s Melodeon theater by leading 19th century Unitarian minister, Transcendentalist, and social and religious reformer, Theodore Parker. Styled a sermon for Thanksgiving Day, in actuality it is a vehement exhortation against the recently enacted federal Fugitive Slave Law, in retaliation for which Parker had two months previously in this same hall... Read more about this item
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€208.40
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I Vol. 41 Part III

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I Vol. 41 Part III

Used; Very Good. 11-F-03 Historical Times 1985 hardcover . No dust jacket. This is serial number 85. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€17.55
The Andersonville Memoir of a Prisoner of the Confederacy.  Dancing Along The Deadline.

The Andersonville Memoir of a Prisoner of the Confederacy. Dancing Along The Deadline.

by Ripple, Ezra Hoyt; Edited by Mark A Snell

Novato, CA: Presidio. 1996. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made clear archival plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 168 pages. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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€12.48
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series II Vol 6

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series II Vol 6

Used; Very Good. 42-B-13 Historical Times 1985 Hardcover. No dust jacket. This is serial number 119. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
John Wesley Hardin

John Wesley Hardin

by Leon Metx

335 pages
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€27.74
THE RECENT PAST FROM A SOUTHERN STANDPOINT.  REMINISCENCES OF A GRANDFATHER

THE RECENT PAST FROM A SOUTHERN STANDPOINT. REMINISCENCES OF A GRANDFATHER

by Wilmer, Richard H[ooker]

New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1887. 281 pages, plus portrait frontispiece and four additional portrait plates. Original brown cloth stamped in gold. [21.6 cm.] Very good. Some faint soiling to cloth and several thin, light marks to rear cover; just a hint of wear to head of spine; early name on front free endpaper; and a few traces of light marginal foxing, but interior is generally clean and binding is solid. A respectable copy. FIRST EDITION. A memoir of religious life in the South during Civil... Read more about this item
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€60.20
History of the First Kentucky Brigade

History of the First Kentucky Brigade

by Ed. Porter Thompson

Cincinnati: Caxton Publishing House, 1868. First Edition . Hardcover. Good+/None Included. G+/1st ed./0. A pretty well preserved copy. Leather embossed covers are firmly attached with title in gilt on spine all present and still pretty bright along with several decorations. Hinges on both front and rear are starting, more so the back hinge. Hand sewn signatures are firmly secure and all pages are present. All illustrations are present-with the exception of the one on page 469--only half of that... Read more about this item
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€463.10
The Vicksburg Campaign

The Vicksburg Campaign

by Edwin Cole Bearss

Dayton Morningside House, 1991. 3 vols. As New -- still in publisher's shrink wrap. Bound in grey and blue cloth. Gorgeous set of this classic. Photo is of the set we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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€588.14
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series II Vol 8

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series II Vol 8

Used; Very Good. 42-B-07 Historical Times 1985 Hardcover. No dust jacket. This is serial number 121. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
The Illustrated London News, vol XLII Jan. to June

The Illustrated London News, vol XLII Jan. to June

by periodical

1863 CIVIL WAR Battle of Fredericksburg Stonewall Jackson Illustrated London News

A rare, mid-19th-century issue of 'The Illustrated London News' – an enormous tome!

This series of issues from 1863 covers a wide variety of important topics; however, the entirety of topics included is too vast to include here. Nonetheless, some of the most important and interesting topics include:
· Descriptions of California
o Floods
· American Civil War
o Attack at Charleston, and harbor
o Fort... Read more about this item
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€462.17
1958 Death of a Nation Lee and his Men at Gettysburg 1st Ed HBDJ Dowdey

1958 Death of a Nation Lee and his Men at Gettysburg 1st Ed HBDJ Dowdey

by CLIFFORD DOWDEY

1958
HARDCOVER WITH PRICED DUST JACKET
STATED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING
"DEATH OF A NATION"
THE STORY OF LEE AND HIS MEN AT GETTYSBURG
BY CLIFFORD DOWDEY
A Stated First Edition, First Printing, Hardcover with Priced Dust Jacket, of "Death of a Nation" by Clifford Downey. The priced dust jacket is in a new Demco Mylar. There is no writing. Boards are clean.
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€32.42
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series IV Vol 3

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series IV Vol 3

Used; Very Good. 42-B-08 Historical Times 1985 Hardcover. No dust jacket. This is serial number 129. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
The Function And Place Of Conscience In Relation To The Laws Of Men; A Sermon For The Times (Thomas McClintock Signed Copy)

The Function And Place Of Conscience In Relation To The Laws Of Men; A Sermon For The Times (Thomas McClintock Signed Copy)

by Parker, Theodore

Crosby & Nichols, Boston, 1850; First Edition; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"), 40 pages; printed wraps. Impassioned speech condemning the recently passed federal Fugitive Slave Law, delivered at Boston’s Melodeon Theater, Sunday, September 22, 1850 by celebrated reformer Theodore Parker who, although an ordained Unitarian minister, later rejected much of Unitarian theology and dedicated himself to Transcendentalism, becoming a leading figure in the movement. Parker’s views were wont to create... Read more about this item
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€208.40
McClellan's own Story: the war for the Union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to it and them.

McClellan's own Story: the war for the Union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to it and them.

by McCLELLAN, George Brinton

1887 Civil War 1st ed George McClellan Own Story Union General Slavery Lincoln
"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
– George B. McClellan

A rare first edition of George B. McClellan's "Own Story" which wasn't published until 1887, after his death. McClellan used this work as a platform to defend his conduct, actions, and decisions during the Mexican-American War and Civil... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Grand Army Of The Republic Camp Fire Badge, Los Angeles, 1903

Grand Army Of The Republic Camp Fire Badge, Los Angeles, 1903

Los Angeles, California, 1903; 2 1/2" x 7" satin ribbon badge from the G.A.R. Camp Fire at Los Angeles August 26, 1903, previously belonging to Civil War Colonel E.F.C. Klokke (1834-1914) of the 24th Illinois Volunteers. Klokke was an officer in the Cumberland Department of the newly formed Signal Corps and a veteran of the Battle Of Shiloh. In 1867 he was elected Clerk of the Cook County Illinois Superior Court and held that office for a number years before moving to Los Angeles, where he... Read more about this item
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€115.78
Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, (Stonewall Jackson.) Illustrated with Steel Portrait and Diagrams.

Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, (Stonewall Jackson.) Illustrated with Steel Portrait and Diagrams.

by DABNEY, Prof. R.L

1866 Stonewall Jackson 1ed Life & Campaigns of Confederate General US CIVIL WAR

"Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall Jackson)" by Robert Lewis Dabney is a detailed biography of the Confederate General, enriched with firsthand accounts and primary documents provided by Jackson's family and the Confederate government. Dabney, who served on Jackson's staff and knew him personally, highlights Jackson's Christian character and his military strategies, presenting him as a heroic... Read more about this item
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€554.79
Journey to Pleasant Hill, Vol I and Vol II

Journey to Pleasant Hill, Vol I and Vol II

by Norman D. Brown, Editor

First Edition Maroon Half-Leather. #411 of 500 copies. This is Illustrated by John Groth. This limited editon in two volumes, is in a beautiful slip cased, with red leather spines and buckram covered boards. Paper labels on spines and front boards. Volume one is signed by the editor, the illustrator and by O. Scott Petty, the author's Grandson, who wrote the introduction.
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€185.24
The American Civil War as illustrated in The Illustrated London News, in the year 1861

The American Civil War as illustrated in The Illustrated London News, in the year 1861

by Illustrated London News

London: Illustrated London News, 1861. Hardcover. Very good condition. Two half yearly volumes for the year 1861 of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with important content and many engravings, the beginning of the US Civil War from the British perspective. Content includes an engraving of Jefferson Davis, "President of the Southern Confederacy of America" with article on p248; Other articles, illustrations include: Disunion in the United States; The Secession Movement in America;... Read more about this item
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€648.34
Grant and his Campaigns

Grant and his Campaigns

by COPPEE, Henry

1866 Civil War 1st ed US Grant Campaigns Battle MAPS Vicksburg American Politics

"I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly"
― Ulysses S. Grant

A rare post-Civil War printing of Coppee's "Grant and his Campaigns". This book tells the specific of Ulysses S Grant's military career and the influences that directed his Civil War decisions. It also gives details on individual battles such as the Battle of Vicksburg.

This particular example is beautifully bound in fine leather... Read more about this item
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€554.79
Statement of William H. Purnell, Postmaster of Baltimore

Statement of William H. Purnell, Postmaster of Baltimore

by Purnell, William H

Baltimore: William H. Purnell, 1866. Pamphlet. Good. 7 p.; 23 cm. In March 1866 William H. Purnell (1826-1902), who had been appointed postmaster of Baltimore by President Lincoln in 1861, was up for confirmation to a post, possibly assessor of internal revenue for Baltimore. The only objection to him was a charge that he had made a speech at a Democratic and Conservative meeting in Oct. 1865. He offered this reply, explaining how he happened to be present when a speaker denounced President Johnson for... Read more about this item
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€119.48
War of the Rebellion:Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I Vol. 48 Pt. II

War of the Rebellion:Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I Vol. 48 Pt. II

Used; Very Good. 11-G-04 Historical Times 1985 Hardcover. No dust jacket. This is serial number 102. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion, Civil, Military, Naval and Domestic; Embracing the Most Brilliant and Remarkable Anecdotical Events of the Great Conflict in the United States: Heroic, Patriotic, Political, Romantic, Humorous and Tragical, from the Time of the Memorable Toast of Andrew Jackson— “The Federal Union; It Must Be Preserved!” Uttered in 1860, in Presence of the Original Secession Conspirators, to the Assassination of President Lincoln, and the End of the War. With Famous Words and Deeds of Woman, Sanitary and Hospital Scenes, Prison Experiences, &c.

The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion, Civil, Military, Naval and Domestic; Embracing the Most Brilliant and Remarkable Anecdotical Events of the Great Conflict in the United States: Heroic, Patriotic, Political, Romantic, Humorous and Tragical, from the Time of the Memorable Toast of Andrew Jackson— “The Federal Union; It Must Be Preserved!” Uttered in 1860, in Presence of the Original Secession Conspirators, to the Assassination of President Lincoln, and the End of the War. With Famous Words and Deeds of Woman, Sanitary and Hospital Scenes, Prison Experiences, &c.

by KIRKLAND, Frazar; [DEVENS, Richard Miller]

1866 CIVIL WAR 1st/1st Battles Speeches Confederate Union Lincoln Assassination

"The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion" by Richard Miller Devens, under the pseudonym Frazar Kirkland, is a comprehensive, illustrated compilation of captivating, anecdotal incidents from the U.S. Civil War, spanning from the Andrew Jackson's famous toast in 1860 to the assassination of President Lincoln. The book offers a mosaic of accounts that touch on the humorous, tragic, political,... Read more about this item
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€369.55