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Image for North Carolina As a Civil War Battleground 1861 - 1865

North Carolina As a Civil War Battleground 1861 - 1865

By: Barrett, John Gilchrist

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Raleigh, State Department of Archives and History: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11404

Condition: Very Good


Perfectbound with pictorial wraps and blue titles. Some toning along edges and spine with light soiling. Edges and corners show only mild and minor wear. Book is square and securely bound with an uncracked and uncreased spine. May be unread. ; B&W Photographs & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 99 pages; Full study with many photos of North Carolina Generals and soldier along with many other illustrations. Printed on slick paper. View more info

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Hilton Head Island in the Civil War Department of the South

By: Carse, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia, The State Printing Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10357

Condition: Near Fine


Book is new and unread but has some light aging and shelf wear. It is square and securely bound with an uncreased and uncracked spine. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 156 pages View more info

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The Story of "Billy Sherman"

By: Croop, Donald W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wilson NY, Wilson Historical Society: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14164

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled straw-colored wraps with black titles and illustration. Very light wear and aging. Gift inscription on inside of front wrap. Signed with generic inscription by author on rear of title page. Brief Civil War history of Private Lorenzo Pratt and his captured horse, Billy Sherman. Uncommon booklet. WorldCat locates only two copies in libraries, one of which, at least, is the 1984 printing. First Edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 15 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for A Civil War Artist At the Front:  Edwin Forbes' Life Studies of the Great Army

A Civil War Artist At the Front: Edwin Forbes' Life Studies of the Great Army

By: Dawson, William Forrest, editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9146

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine is sunned, blue cloth boards slightly faded along edges. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 40 plates, not paginated pages; This is a selection of the drawings done by Edwin Forbes as a staff artist for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Forbes followed the Union Army from the time Manassas was occupied in 1862 to the seige of Perersburg in 1864. View more info

Image for Joseph Wheeler, the Man, the Stateman, the Soldier Seen in Semi-Biographical Sketches

Joseph Wheeler, the Man, the Stateman, the Soldier Seen in Semi-Biographical Sketches

By: De Leon, T. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kennesaw, Continental Book Company: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10303

Condition: Very Good+


Green cloth with gilt titles. Light edge and corner wear . Still square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 142 pages; Reprint of the 1899 edition. View more info

Image for National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and Naval Founded on Official and Other Authentic Documents, Vol. 3

National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and Naval Founded on Official and Other Authentic Documents, Vol. 3

By: Duyckinck, Evart A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Fry and Co.: 1861

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14427

Condition: Very Good


Quarterbound leather with black-pebbled cloth. Gilt titles on spine with four raised bands. Leather has some scuffing and there is some edge and corner wear. Interior is lightly age-toned. Book is square and securely bound. A VG copy of Vol. 3 only. The publication date of 1861 is for the first volume of this three volume set which was issued together. This volume could not have been printed before 1865. The set is a near contemporaneous account of the Civil War. This is an excellent copy of Vol. 3. The steel plate engravings based on art by Chappel and Nast are quite impressive. ; Steel Engra... View more info

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Library of American History Civil War

By: Ellis Edward S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Jones Brothers Publishing Co: 1918

Edition: Deluxe Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 8203

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners lightly bumped, very light general wear to boards, gilt title on spine bright. Front hinge slightly loose, interior clean and tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; The book is volume IV of the Library of American History, the one dealing with the Civil War. There are many illustrationsThis was a limited edition of 500, but it is not numbered. Endpapers and edges are marbled. There is a sepia frontispiece of Lee's Invasion of the North and a color print of Federal Uniforms aftr the title page, with tissue guard intact. View more info

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The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War

By: Fiske, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York City, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7079

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


The book has edge and corner wear along with general aging. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. No dustjacket, as issued. StIll square and securely bound. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Fiskes's history of the Civil War in the western theatres. I am unsure of the edition. The only date is 1900 on the back of the title page. No date on front of title page. The title page is the same, front and back, as the copy scanned by Google. View more info

Image for Lee's Lieutenants: a Study in Command Manasss to Malvern Hill

Lee's Lieutenants: a Study in Command Manasss to Malvern Hill

By: Freeman, Douglas Southall

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York City, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11055

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Books have very light, general wear and aging; they are close to near fine. The jackets have some minor edge and corner wear but are still quite attractive. Square with secure bindings. ; Vol. 1/3/2013; B&W Photographs, Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 773, 760, 862 pages; This was a special 1970 reprint of Freeman's masterful 1942 work on Lee's generals. These three larges volumes will require extra postage. View more info

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The First Day At Gettysburg

By: Gallagher, Gary W. , editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kent OH, Kent State University Press: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7168

Condition: Near Fine


Red pictorial wraps with titles in white. Book has minor shelf wear only. Square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages; Essays on the opening of the Battle of Gettysburg. View more info

Image for Life in Dixie During the War: '61, '62, '63, '64 & '65

Life in Dixie During the War: '61, '62, '63, '64 & '65

By: Gay, Mary A. H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Charles P. Byrd: 1897

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 5962

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Stained and worn board, bumped corners small hole at head of spine, hinges starting, first few pages loose at top, text block clean. On the back endpapers there is a grocery list, perhaps for Thanksgiving or Christmas, with turkey, cranberries, apples, nuts, celery, coffee, etc, with prices penciled in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages View more info

Image for This Song Souvenir of Old War Songs and G. A. R. and Patriotic Songs

This Song Souvenir of Old War Songs and G. A. R. and Patriotic Songs

By: Grand Army Of The Republic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bradford PA, S. R. Averill: 1912

Seller ID: 11906

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, light tan self wraps with black titles. Remarkably nice condition with some light edge, corner and surface wear with some light stains here and there. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 44 pages; Song book printed for G. A. R. Chapters in Xenia, Troy, Miamisburg, Franklin, Germantown and Dayton Ohio areas. The songs are called "Some Rations from "The Haver Sack". "The Haver Sack" was a patriotic magazine fro vets of the Union Army. The booklet is filled with songs (words only) , pictures of Union Generals and ads. The ads gi... View more info

Image for Autographs of the Ladies, Sailors and Marines of the War between the States

Autographs of the Ladies, Sailors and Marines of the War between the States

By: Hayes, Jim and Robert Zabawa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Madison, Southern Lion Books, Inc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6897

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Book is new. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 189 pages; Illustrated guide to autographs of women and naval figures of the Civil War by noted collector and dealer Jim Hayes. Signed by Hayes and Zabawa. ; Signed by All Authors View more info

Image for Confederate Generals of Georgia and Their Burial Sites

Confederate Generals of Georgia and Their Burial Sites

By: Kerlin, Robert H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fayetteville GA, Americana Historical Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12882

Condition: Near Fine


Book has very light, general wear. Square and securely bound; either unread or read very carefully. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Short biographies of all Confederate Generals from Georgia along with directions to their burial sites. Interesting information. Signed by author, without inscription, on ffep. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Battle of Allatoona, October 5th, 1864 : A Paper Read before the Michigan Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U. S.

The Battle of Allatoona, October 5th, 1864 : A Paper Read before the Michigan Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U. S.

By: Ludlow, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Detroit, Winn and Hammond, Printers and Binders: 1891

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12246


Slate blue wraps with black titles. Wraps have several chips and have been professionally reattached. The text block is side-stapled, slick paper in very good to very good+ condition. Overall the booklet is in G+ condition. ; War Paper No. 17; 2 Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; Uncommon booklet on an interesting fight after the Battle of Atlanta. This battle, also called the Battle of Allatoona Pass, is remembered for Sherman's apocryphal wire telling Gen. Corse at Allatoona to "Hold the Fort!" Allatoona was the first battle in Hood's campaign against Franklin and Nashville. ... View more info

Image for A Carolinian Goes to War The Civil War Narrative of Arthur Middleton Manigault

A Carolinian Goes to War The Civil War Narrative of Arthur Middleton Manigault

By: Manigault, Arthur Middleton (edited by R. Lockwood Tower)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 10375

Condition: New


Pictorial wraps with black type. New copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages View more info

Image for The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry : from Whitman to Walcott

The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry : from Whitman to Walcott

By: Marius, Richard (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition (?); First Printing

Seller ID: 11061

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book is new and unread. Jacket is new but has a small (1/4") tear at the top of the spine and an even smaller one on the bottom front. Now in mylar. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 543 pages; Impressive and near comprehensive collection. View more info

The Tennessee Brigade

By: McBrien, Joe Bennett

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Hudson Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5624

Condition: Near Fine


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Image for Shiloh - in Hell before Night

Shiloh - in Hell before Night

By: McDonough, James Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1991

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 12415

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial brown wraps with white titles. Some very light wear but a light crease at top right corner. Square and securely bound with an uncreased spine. Book seems unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; One of the better studies of Shiloh. View more info

Image for Chattanooga -- a Death Grip on the Confederacy

Chattanooga -- a Death Grip on the Confederacy

By: McDonough, James Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 12794

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book has only very light shelf wear and aging with former owner's name in ink on ffep. Jacket also has only very light edge and corner wear. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 298 pages; The story of the Confederate siege of Chattanooga and the breakout by the Union Army. View more info

Image for Chancellorsville Battlefield Map Includes Fredericksburg & Salem Church, Spottsylvania County, Virginia 1863

Chancellorsville Battlefield Map Includes Fredericksburg & Salem Church, Spottsylvania County, Virginia 1863

By: McElfresh Map Co.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Olean, McElfresh Map Co.: 1996

Seller ID: 11368

Condition: Fine


Green slipcase has some light wear on the bottom edge. Map itself is about New. ; A Civil War Watercolor Map Series; Color Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall folded; 1 pages; Very nice map of Chancellorsville and surrounding area. Prepared for NPS. View more info

Image for Andersonville A Story of Rebel Prisons

Andersonville A Story of Rebel Prisons

By: McElroy, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washimgton, National Tribune: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 15888

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


The two volumes of this later reprint (the 1st edition was 1879) are bound in reptile pattern flexible covers, worn on the edgesand spine. Vol. Twohas several circular stains. The newsprint pages are tanned and have a few chips, but thr bindings are tight and no pages seem to be missing. McElroy was from the Company L, 16th Illinois Cavalry and spent time in the Confederate Prisons in Richond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence. He recounts, as many soldiers did, the horrors of the prison camps. These two volumes belonged to another soldierM. L. Higley, Company C, 74t... View more info

Image for The Battle of Cloyds Mountain : The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Raid, April 23 - May 19, 1864

The Battle of Cloyds Mountain : The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Raid, April 23 - May 19, 1864

By: McManus, Howard Rollins

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, H. E. Howard, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12343

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth with gilt titles. Book is close to fine except for light rubbing on corners. Square and securely bound, a very attractive copy. ; The Virginia Battles and Leaders Series; B&W Photographs + Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 107 pages; Signed twice. First, s ignature is on Limitation Page, along with #297 of 1000 copies. Also, signed with inscription on ffep. The book tells the brief but bloody history of the Battle of Cloyds Mountain in southwestern Virginia, where the Union, under Gen. George Crook, took control of the last RR line connecting Virginia and Tennessee. ; Signed by... View more info

Image for The Road Past Kennesaw The Atlanta Campaign of 1864

The Road Past Kennesaw The Atlanta Campaign of 1864

By: McMurry, Richard M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Office of Publications, National Parks Service: 1972

Seller ID: 10367

Condition: Very Good


White wraps with black titles and illustration. Light edge and corner wear with some sunning and/or toning on spine and edges. Book is square with a secure binding. ; B&W Ilustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages View more info

Gettysburg

By: Meligakes, N. I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gettysburg , Bookmart : 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5785

Condition: Very Good-


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info