Civil War Period

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Untamed Land

Untamed Land

by Mark Highberger

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index.
The American Conflict

The American Conflict

by Horace Greeley

Southern Rights

Southern Rights

by Jr Mark E Neely

Memoirs and Selected Letters

Memoirs and Selected Letters

by Ulysses S Grant

Vida

Vida

by Delacorta

The Dynamite Fiend

The Dynamite Fiend

by Ann Larabee

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We Were the Ninth

by Constantin Ed F Trautmann Grebner

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4 Volumes Abrham Lincoln

by Carl Sandburg

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The Lost Cause

by Edward A Pollard

Civil War Period Books & Ephemera

Mighty Stonewall

Mighty Stonewall

by Vandiver, Frank E

Warrior In Two Camps

Warrior In Two Camps

by Armstrong, William H

Life and death in rebel prisons: giving a complete history of the inhuman and barbarous treatment of our brave soldiers by rebel authorities, inflicting terrible suffering and frightful mortality, principally at Andersonville, GA., and Florence, S.C. Describing plans of escape, arrival of prisoners, with numerous and varied incidents and anecdotes of prison life.

Life and death in rebel prisons: giving a complete history of the inhuman and barbarous treatment of our brave soldiers by rebel authorities, inflicting terrible suffering and frightful mortality, principally at Andersonville, GA., and Florence, S.C. Describing plans of escape, arrival of prisoners, with numerous and varied incidents and anecdotes of prison life.

by KELLOGG, Robert H

Hartford, Conn.: L. Stebbins, 1865. 1st Edition . Hardcover. See Description. 8vo. (191 mm), pp. viii, [1], 12-400. With 12 illustrations including what is apparently an extra frontispiece titled "capturing the responsible party in the treatment of Union prisoners" which is not mentioned in the list of illustrations. The "certificates" leaf is present in the front. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with gilt decoration. Binding is sturdy but well-worn on the extremities - e.g., board corner tips are... Read more about this item
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€101.88
Durell's Battery in the Civil War. (Independent Battery D, Pennsylvania Volunteer Artillery.)

Durell's Battery in the Civil War. (Independent Battery D, Pennsylvania Volunteer Artillery.)

by Cuffel, Charles A

Philadelphia Craig Finley [], 1900, hardcover. No publication date given, preface dated 1900. -- A narrative of the campaigns and battles of Berks and Bucks Counties' artillerists in the War of the Rebellion, from the Battery's organization, September 24, 1861, to its muster out of service, June 13, 1865. -- Includes drawings, portraits, maps, photos, list of battles, itinerary, roster. Hardcover, 265 pages, cover with gilt decorations, two ownerships. Condition: good only (hinge cracked and... Read more about this item
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€120.04
Prison life of Jefferson Davis : embracing details and incidents in his captivity, particulars concerning his health and habits, together with many conversations on topics of great public interest

Prison life of Jefferson Davis : embracing details and incidents in his captivity, particulars concerning his health and habits, together with many conversations on topics of great public interest

by CRAVEN, John Joseph

1866 1ed Jefferson Davis Prison Life Civil War Slavery Confederate President CSA

"A sympathetic account of Davis's confinement at Fortress Monroe; by the physician assigned to attend him; includes several long conversations." (Nevins)

A rare first edition of the "Prison Life of Jefferson Davis" by John Joseph Craven. According to Sabin, this first edition was printed on both small and large paper and includes a "Political Letter written to a Citizen of Illinois." This work also 'helped cement Davis's... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas: In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; Including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, As Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of Their Delivery

Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas: In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; Including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, As Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of Their Delivery

by Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

Condition. First Edition, 268 pages. Later issue with rule/line above publisher on copyright page, no publisher's ads, number "2" in lower margin of p. 13, and no numeral "2" on page 17. Covers have rubbing to hinges and extremities. Offsetting to endpapers, tanning to flyleaves, ownership inscription with fountain pen to title page. Binding is square and secure.
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€439.94
Mary Chesnut's Civil War

Mary Chesnut's Civil War

by Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller edited by C. Vann Woodward

New Haven: Yale Press, 1981 reprint. 886pp. illus. paperback tall 8vo: near Very Good [few creases; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] This important re-edit of Confederate diarist Mary Boykin Chesnut's (1823-86) classic Civil War diaries by the American historian Woodward (1908-99) won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize in history.
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€13.89
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series IV Vol 2

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series IV Vol 2

Used; Very Good. 42-B-06 Historical Times 1985 hardcover. No dust jacket. This is serial number 128. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
War of the Rebellion:  Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series 1 Vol 22 Pt 1

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series 1 Vol 22 Pt 1

Used; Very Good. 1-E-38 The National Historical Society 1985 hardcover. No dust jacket. This is Serial Number 32. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition; Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
War of the Rebellion:  Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I Vol 40 Pt. II

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I Vol 40 Pt. II

Used; Very Good. 11-F-13 Historical Times 1985 Hardcover. No dust jacket. This is serial number 81. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Book Condition: Very Good . 1985. HARDCOVER.
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€23.11
Plantation Parade

Plantation Parade

by Harnett Kane

1945 hardcover as pictured. This is a series of short pieces detailing history and life in early Louisiana. Includes many photographs of historic buildings, a bibliography and an index. Slightly musty. Binding is intact. Rose cloth boards are faded with gently bumped corners. Pictorial endpapers with owner's sticker on FFEP. Text is clean and unmarked. No dust jacket. Your purchase helps support our small village library. sAR
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€17.60
The Southern Rebellion: Being a History of the United States from the Commencement of President Buchanan’s Administration Through the War for the Suppression of the Rebellion. Containing a Record of Political Events, Military Movements, Campaigns, Expeditions, Battles, Skirmishes, Etc. Prepared from Official Documents and Other Authentic Sources. By W.A. Crafts. Illustrated with Elegant Steel Engravings, From Original Designs and Photographs, Executed Expressly for the Work.

The Southern Rebellion: Being a History of the United States from the Commencement of President Buchanan’s Administration Through the War for the Suppression of the Rebellion. Containing a Record of Political Events, Military Movements, Campaigns, Expeditions, Battles, Skirmishes, Etc. Prepared from Official Documents and Other Authentic Sources. By W.A. Crafts. Illustrated with Elegant Steel Engravings, From Original Designs and Photographs, Executed Expressly for the Work.

by CRAFTS, W.A

1863 Southern Rebellion CIVIL WAR Confederate SLAVERY Battles Maps Dred Scott 2v
"The Southern Rebellion" by William Augustus Crafts is a comprehensive account of the political and military history of the United States focusing on the onset of President Buchanan's administration through the Civil War. Drawing upon official documents and authentic sources, the book traces the deep-seated roots of the rebellion, highlighting the long-standing determination of some factions to establish a Southern... Read more about this item
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€879.89
Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

by James P Duffy

276 Pages. First edition by the full number line. Dust jacket Not price-clipped.This well-researched and written almost biography of President Lincoln's Admiral, David Farragut is in Like-New condition both with the mylar encased dust jacket and on the interior book.This book will be carefully wrapped up and then boxed and sent right away to you from here in New Jersey and will come to you with our absolute appreciation for your interest and your order.
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€10.19
In Memoriam General Philip H. Sheridan

In Memoriam General Philip H. Sheridan

64 Pages.This memorial to the life of General Phillip Sheridan is full of interesting details about his life and the wars that he was involved in. The book comes in light blue/gray boards with gold lettering and a gold illustration on it. The exterior of the book has worn places on the front cover's top and bottom edges, at the top and bottom of the spine, and on all four corners. The front cover also has staining marks and worn spots on it (see photos). The interior book has bindings that some pages are... Read more about this item
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€31.49
Memoir of Maj.-Gen. George H. Thomas

Memoir of Maj.-Gen. George H. Thomas

by JOHNSON, Richard

1881 Civil War 1ed Union General George Thomas Kentucky Tennessee Campaigns

George Henry Thomas was a 19th-century United States army officer known for his commands during the Civil War. This 1881 memoir of Thomas was collected and edited by Richard Johnson. This work focuses primarily on Thomas's Civil War campaigns in the south – Kentucky and Tennessee – and notable battles such as Battle of Perryville, Chattanooga, and Atlanta. It includes a fine collection of engraved portraits of Union generals... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Africa and the American flag

Africa and the American flag

by FOOTE, Andrew H

1862 Slave Trade Africa & American Flag Foote Voyages Civil War Slavery Plates

'Africa and the American Flag' is an interesting account of Commander Andrew Foote's exploits in suppressing the African slave trade off the coast of Africa in the early part of the 19th century. The book became an important source for the growing anti-slavery movement in the Unites States at the time.

This fine 1862 edition is Foote's own account of his experience as commander of the Perry off the African coast in the early... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Mosby’s War Reminiscences and Stuart’s Cavalry Campaigns

Mosby’s War Reminiscences and Stuart’s Cavalry Campaigns

by MOSBY, John S

1887 Confederate Mosby's Rangers Gray Ghost Virginia Raiders JEB Stuart Cavalry

"Mosby's War Reminiscences and Stuart's Cavalry Campaigns" is a firsthand account by John Singleton Mosby that chronicles the daring exploits of the 43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion, also known as "Mosby's Rangers," during the American Civil War. The narrative describes the battalion's formation under Mosby's leadership with the support of General Robert E. Lee in 1863 and follows their reputation for rapid, hit-and-run... Read more about this item
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€509.41
Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865

Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865

St. Paul, Minn; 1890 and 1899: The Pioneer Press Co. Quarto. The First Minnesota regiment sustained their greatest loss at Gettysburg. The regiment were engaged in battles at Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Nashville and Atlanta. The roster within the first volume contains the names of 26, 717 men and describes the action taken with each regiment involved as recorded by their respective Captain or General. Volume two contains the official reports and correspondence which expands into more detail of the battles,... Read more about this item
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€254.70
Army life : a private's reminiscences of the Civil War

Army life : a private's reminiscences of the Civil War

by GERRISH, Theodore

1882 1ed Gerrish Army Life Civil War Memoir Gettysburg 20th Maine Union Antietam
Theodore Gerrish's 'Army Life' is a post-Civil War memoir of the author's experiences during the Civil War. As a member of the 20th Maine, Gerrish and the rest of the Army of the Potomac were part of some of the most iconic battles of the Civil War including Antietam, Chancellorsville, Spottsylvania, and of course the Battle of Gettysburg.
Item number: #11297
Price: $499
GERRISH, Theodore
Army life : a private's... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Life of Jefferson Davis, with a Secret History of the Southern Confederacy, Gathered “Behind the Scenes in Richmond.” Containing Curious and Extraordinary Information of the Principal Southern Characters in the Late War, in Connection with President Davis, and in Relation to the Various Intrigues of His Administration.

Life of Jefferson Davis, with a Secret History of the Southern Confederacy, Gathered “Behind the Scenes in Richmond.” Containing Curious and Extraordinary Information of the Principal Southern Characters in the Late War, in Connection with President Davis, and in Relation to the Various Intrigues of His Administration.

by POLLARD, Edward A

1869 CONFEDERATE 1ed Life of JEFFERSON DAVIS Secret History Civil War Pollard

The "Life of Jefferson Davis, with a Secret History of the Southern Confederacy" by Edward Albert Pollard offers what he describes as an "inside look" into the hidden operations of Jefferson Davis's administration during the U.S. Civil War. The book promises to reveal undisclosed events and actions that occurred behind the veil of the Richmond government, which outwardly displayed Republican ideals but operated with secrecy... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Twenty Days

Twenty Days

by Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt and Philip B. Kunhardt Jr

312 Pages. Stated First Edition. Dust jacket is Not price-clipped.This very in-depth volume on the assassination of President Lincoln and the days afterward until he was buried has loads of great original photographs and very interesting text. The book's dust jacket is in fair condition with very extensive edge wear, missing pieces off the top edge, many small tears and some repaired larger ones, worn areas on all four corners but the front and back outside of the edges are both in very good condition.... Read more about this item
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€125.04
Andersonville: a story of Rebel military prisons, fifteen months a guest of the so-called southern confederacy, a private soldier's experiences in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence.

Andersonville: a story of Rebel military prisons, fifteen months a guest of the so-called southern confederacy, a private soldier's experiences in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence.

by McELROY, John

1879 1ed Andersonville Civil War Confederate Prisons Illustrated Blackshear Savannah

John McElroy's 'Andersonville'
is a rare, post-Civil War work that describes the horrors of prison life during the Civil War. McElroy describes prison conditions, battles and prolonged military struggles, accounts of prisoner struggles, plantation slaves, and soldier depression. Also included are depictions of various jails including those in Atlanta, Richmond, Savannah, Blackshear, and Florence. Illustrated with over... Read more about this item
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€462.17
The Conquest of Kansas by Missouri and her Allies...from the Passage of the Organic Act until the Close of July, 1856, FIRST EDITION 1856

The Conquest of Kansas by Missouri and her Allies...from the Passage of the Organic Act until the Close of July, 1856, FIRST EDITION 1856

by Phillips, William

The Conquest of Kansas by Missouri and her Allies, A History of the Troubles in Kansas from the Passage of the Organic Act until the Close of July, 1856. William Phillips, Phillips Sampson and Company, 1856. First Edition. Boston: 414 pp plus ads 6pp in back and ads on front and back paste downs and fly pages.Narrative includes some of the following notable sections:Kansas before the Passage of the Organic Act, The First Invasion, Governor Reeder, the First Election, Smart Electioneering TrickThe March... Read more about this item
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€146.11
National guard manual

National guard manual

by PINCKNEY, Stephen

1864 Civil War 1ed National Guard Manual Soldiers Artillery Illustrated Pinckney

Stephen Pinckney's "National Guard Manual" is an American Civil War-era military handbook written in a question/answer style. This book offers descriptions and instruction on every possible topic a member of the National Guard might need. It covers marching formations, temporary fortifications, artillery use and maintenance, basic definitions of military terms, and much more!

Item number: #23351
Price: $499

PINCKNEY,... Read more about this item
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€462.17
Mosby's War Reminiscences

Mosby's War Reminiscences

by John S Mosby

Red cloth boards, stamped in silver. some edge wear, especially to spine. Mark on cover back. Binding is tight, but slightly exposed at a few junctures (see pic). One torn page (207 -- see pic). A few minor discolorations in the text. Inscribed to previous owner, 1898. First edition, first printing of Civil War memoirs from a Confederate point of view.
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€270.96
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Series I - Volume XII. In Three Parts. Part II. - Reports.

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Series I - Volume XII. In Three Parts. Part II. - Reports.

by (anon)

[Washington] Harrisburg.: [Government Printing Office] The National Historic Society. , [1885] 1985.. First edition thus. . Gilt decorated hard cover. . Fine copy (very light shelf wear).. Octavo. . Important reference work. Very scarce in this condition.
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€20.38
Running the Blockade; or, U. S. Secret Service Adventures

Running the Blockade; or, U. S. Secret Service Adventures

by Thomes, W. H

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1875. First edition. Hardcover book. Very good overall. The fictional account of blockade runners and the secret service in the US Civil War by William Henry Thomes (1824 - 1895). Thomes is also known for 'The Goldhunters' Adventures; or, Life in Australia' based on his own experience as a gold prospector. Here, the author describes a night time fictional encounter with President Lincoln: "As I wandered along the avenue, I nearly stumbled over a tall, dark-complexioned man,... Read more about this item
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€92.62