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History, Am.: Civil War



link to catalog page, Fanatics and Fire-eaters

Fanatics and Fire-eaters

Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War

Author: Lorman A. Ratner and Dwight L. Teeter Jr.
Pub Date: September 2004

Tracing the role of America’s newspapers in the country’s descent into civil war   learn more...

link to catalog page HAZLETT, Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War, revised edition Author: James C. Hazlett, Edwin Olmstead, and M. Hume Parks
Pub Date: August 2004

Detailed survey, with photographs and diagrams, of the field artillery used by both sides in the Civil War   learn more...

link to catalog page EDWARDS, Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Southern Women in the Civil War Era

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Pub Date: 2004

Reveals a fascinating, more complete portrait of the women and women’s roles, political and social, that reach far beyond the air-headed, passive stereotypes of the slave and Southern Belle   learn more...

link to catalog page TAYLOR, The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890 Author: George Rogers Taylor and Irene D. Neu
Pub Date: January 2003

The emergence of railroads during the Civil War, their expansion westward, the adoption of uniform rail gauges, and the first key consolidations in the industry.   learn more...

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"Seeing the Elephant"

Raw Recruits at the Battle of Shiloh

Author: Joseph Allan Frank and George A. Reaves
Pub Date: March 2003

Study of the impact of one of the bloodiest battles in the Civil War on the soldiers who fought in it.   learn more...

link to catalog page KECKLEY, Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Formerly a slave, but more recently modiste, and friend to Mrs. Lincoln; or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House

Author: Elizabeth Keckley
Pub Date: January 2002

A slave, friend and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a proprietor with more than twenty employees of her own tells her tale   learn more...

link to catalog page JONES, The Art of War in the Western World Author: Archer Jones
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page FREEMON, Gangrene and Glory

Gangrene and Glory

Medical Care during the American Civil War

Author: Frank R. Freemon
Pub Date: July 2001

An unusually powerful medical history and photodocumentary of the field hospitals, injuries, primitive treatments, and the dedicated medical personnel who fought the war against death behind both sides in the Civil War   learn more...

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"Right or Wrong, God Judge Me"

The Writings of John Wilkes Booth

Author: Edited by John Rhodehamel and Louise Taper
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page LONG, The Saints and the Union

The Saints and the Union

Utah Territory during the Civil War

Author: E. B. Long
Pub Date: September 2001

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