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The Martyrs and Heroes of Illinois in the Great Rebellion

by Barnet, James

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Published
1865
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First Edition
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Chicago: Press of J. Barnet, 1865. First Edition. Octavo. Black and white frontispiece, tinted engraved title and regular title page, xvi (9-283). illustrated with 65 engravings, Includes the biography of Abraham Lincoln and, Colonel Julian E. Bryant, who took over the 46th regiment of black soldiers and unlike his predecessor who despised them, trained them and led… Read more
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Pickett and His Men

by Pickett, LaSalle Corbell

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Published
1900
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Atlanta, GA: The Foote and Davies Co, 1900. Octavo. Second edition. 439pp. This memoir was written by Pickett's wife. She wrote of those events that were reported by eye-witnesses and participants. She wrote her story based on men in the war not of particular color, gray or blue. In the battle at Five Forks, Pickett lost more men… Read more
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War Memories of an Army Chaplain

by Trumbull, H. Clay

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Published
1898
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First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. First Edition. Octavo. half-title, frontispiece, 421pp. Formerly Chaplain of the tenth regiment of Connecticut volunteers, later Chaplain of the Society of the Army of the James, Chaplain of the Department of Connecticut of the Grand Army of the Republic, Chaplain of the Massachusetts Commander and of the Pennsylvania Commander of the Military order… Read more
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Civil War Letter from the Merrimac to the Battle of New Bern, March 14, 1862

by Davis, Charles A., 23rd Massachusetts Infantry

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4 Page Autographed Letter. Signed and dated March 11 and 16, 1862, the original mailing envelope, and a Imperial CVS photograph of Charles A. Davis, 23rd Mass. Infantry, 1st Brigade, Company D-Coast Division. Letter from Charles A. Davis to Sarah E. Horton (his cousin) at New Bedford, Mass. in original patriotic envelope with the "Death to Traitors" mailed… Read more
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John Dooley Confederate Soldier His War Journal

by Durkin, Joseph T. (editor)

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Published
1945
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First Edtion
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Georgetown: Georgetown University Press and The Sittering Foundation, 1945. First Edtion. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece, 244pp., with a foreword by Douglas S. Freeman. Inscribed by Father Joe (Joseph T. Durking, S.J.1903-2003) To Queenie and Tubby Sailor/with very sincere regards/Father Joe, S.J./Georgetown University.. A narrative of a soldier of the First Virginia Infantry, Kemper's Brigade, Pickett's Division, First Corps Army of… Read more
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Notes of a Private

by Hubbard, John Milton

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Published
1913
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St. Louis, MO: Nixon-Jones Printing Co, 1913. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece, 212pp., The author was from Company E, 7th Tennessee Regiment, Forrest's Cavalry Corp. Hubbard served the entire period of the Civil War. Very few soldiers saw more of the war or had better opportunities for observation. This is the story about his life and those in his company during… Read more
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The Civil War Letters of Sergeant Onley Andrus(signed)

by Shannon, Fred Albert

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Published
1947
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First Edition
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Urbana: The University of Illinois Press, 1947. First Edition. Small Quarto. 147pp., signed by the author. This is a collection of sixty-one Civil War letters, forty-seven were written by Sergeant Andrus to his wife, the rest to or from his sister, his elder brother, his parents and Lodema. These letters portrayed the feelings and changing moods of the lonely… Read more
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A Boy's Civil War Story

by Nagel, Charles

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First Edition
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(for the Author By Eden Publishing House , St. Louis, MO. 1935) for Private Circulation. First Edition. Octavo. 420pp., author states "This is the simple account of a boy's actual experiences. It makes no pretense to literary merit, and is published for private circulation". Born in 1849, to immigrant parents from Germany, his story begins with his life growing… Read more
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General Kirby-Smith

by Noll, Arthur Howard

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University of South Sewaneed Tennessee(1907): The University Press. First Edition. Octavo. 293pp., A biography of Kirby-Smith who Graduated from West Point, in 1845, he fought in the Mexican War and in Indian warfare on the frontier before he reached the rank of major in 1860. He Commanded brigade at the First Battle of Bull Run. In 1862 he led… Read more
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(Hillsboro, TX, 1967): The Hill Junior College Press. First Edition. Octavo. 173pp., From the library of Barney Hubbs of Pecos, Texas, long known for his book collection, with his name and date found hidden under a removed label. These journals and letters of the four Orr brothers add significantly to the record of the American Civil War, especially to… Read more
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Chicago: Belford, Clarke and Co, 1889. First Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece, 556pp., illustrated. This is a narrative of some of the actual experiences of a boy in the war of the Rebellion. A very good copy bound in blue pictorial cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt, brown floral endpapers pictorial gilt spine light wear to corners… Read more
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The Unwritten South; Cause, Progress and Result of the Civil War: Relics of Hidden Truth After Forty Years

by Stonebraker, J. Clarence

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Published
1903
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First Edition
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Hagerstown, Maryland: Hagerstown Bookbinding and Printing Co, 1903. First Edition. Small Octavo. 12 pages. Laid in is the rare errata sheet. A fascinating book written to show that the South had been oppressed from the first, Jefferson Davis was a true patriot. John Wilkes Booth did not die as the Federal Officers surrounded the bar,… Read more
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A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie

by Polley, J.B.

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Published
1908
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First Edition
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New York: The Neal Publishing Co, 1908. First Edition. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece. 317pp., illustrated, Though not intended as a history, this work is historical in the respect that the author narrated actual occurrences in camp, on the march, and in the battle serving with several gallant men. The author was from the Hood's Texas Brigade. He had written letters… Read more
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Autobiography and Reminiscences of Theophilus Noel

by Noel, Theophilus

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Published
1904
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First Edition
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Chicago: Theo. Noel Co. Print, 1904. First Edition. Octavo. 1)pp., portrait frontispiece, illustrated. The author tells his story in plain English just as he would have spoken to a friend. He writes about his childhood, and leaving home at the age of 14 along with his brother. They got their first job cutting railroad ties in the southeastern… Read more
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Early Life and Letters of General Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall Jackson)

by Arnold, Thomas Jackson

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New York; (1916): Fleming H. Revell Co. First Edition. Octavo. 379pp., (2)pp. publisher's ads. illustrated. While there have been many biographies written about Gen. Jackson, the author, Jackson's nephew decided it was time to write about who the man really was, revealing something of the less known part of his life and to preserved in a permanent form such… Read more
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The Ancestry, Life and Times of Hon. Henry Hastings Sibley

by West, Nathaniel

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Published
1889
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First Edition
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Saint Paul, Minn: Pioneer Press Publishing, 1889. First Edition. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece, 596pp. (1)pp. errata. Sibley was the first governor of the state of Minnesota, an ex-member of U.S. Congress, member of the American geographical society; first delegate from the Territory,. Brevet Major General U.S.V., commander of the Loyal Legion of Minnesota; president of board of regents of the… Read more
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New York: Baker and godwin(printers), 1862. First Edition. Octavo. 385pp.The first news of the capture of the Savannah was written in Harpers Weekly June 29, 1861. The Savannah was said to have attacked and captured a ship at sea and then attacked another ship. Much to the surprise and regret of her crew, the second vessel turned out to… Read more
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1878. First Edition. Thick Large Octavo. Frontispiece, 755 pages. index, (4)pp. publisher's ads, illustrations Of Steel and Wood. After serving in the Black Hawk War, he resigned (1834) from the U.S. Army and went to Texas where he enlisted (1835) in the revolutionary army. Johnston became its commander in 1837 and served… Read more
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What Happened to Me (inscribed By Mrs. Pickett to Her Cousin)

by Pickett, LaSalle Corbell (the Wife of Gen. George E. Pickett

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Published
1917
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First Edition
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New York: Brentano's, 1917. First Edition. Octavo. . 366 pages. Inscribed by the author. LaSalle Corbell Pickett describes life in the antebellum South much as the idyllic themes in Gone With the Wind. Her description of early meetings before the outbreak of the war with Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are mixed with the black mammys'… Read more
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Life and Letters of Robert Edward Lee; Soldier and Man

by Jones, J. William

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Published
1906
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First Edition
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New York: Neale Publishing, 1906. First Edition. Octavo. 486 pages. Lee's time as President of Washington College (later Washington and Lee) left him little time to write his memoirs. Rev. Jones had already written the marvelous book With Christ in the Camp which describes the intense religious devotion on both sides of the Civil War but… Read more
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