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The Hidden Civil War : the Story of the Copperheads

By Gray, Wood

New York, NY: Viking Press, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good. Thick octavo (standard size). Inscribed and SIGNED "Wood" on flyleaf by the author. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Dj has more wear with chipping at head and heel of spine, and the lower left corner of rear dj cover missing, with no loss to text on the dj. Commercial bookplate on pastedown. Some staining to foredge of pages. Nice red illustration of a snake on spine of book. 314 p. w/ illus., endnotes, bibliography, index. The first survey of the Copperhead movement, with Wood suggesting that the peace Democrats were worried the Republicans were radically changing the world they knew, and were naive about the Confederacy ever rejoining the Union except by force.

$35.00

A Sergeant's Story : Civil War Diary of Jacob J. Zorn 1862-1865

By Zorn, Jacob J. edited by Barbara M. Croner

Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. Dark Grey cloth with gilt lettering and tent design on cover, gilt lettering on spine. 212 p. w/ illus., index, appendix. Zorn in Co. F, 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, I Corps, Union Army of the Potomac. He was captured at Gettysburg, but paroled by year's end and back with his unit, which was then in the 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, V Corps. He was with the Union army through Spotsylvania and the Petersburg campaign, and part of the pursuit of Lee. Zorn's diary focuses on camp and prisoner life, with brief writing about combats in which he participated. He notes that he was a supporter of McClellan, but has no bad things to say about Lincoln either. The editor is his great granddaughter.

$65.00

U. S. Rifles and Rifle-Muskets of the Civil War. Volume 1 U.S. and Confederate Arms and Armories During the American Civil War

By Whisker, James Biser

Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellom Press, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Very small spot to front board. 249 p. w/ chapter endnotes, bibliography, short index. A history of the rifles and manufacturing firms, with detailed information from the businesses, including production, tools, inventories, deliveries, technology, scandals, and more. An important reference (and series) in understanding arms manufacture and supply in the Civil War.

$185.00

Lincoln's Mercenaries : Economic Motivation Among Union Soldiers During the Civil War.

By Marvel, William

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2018. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 329 p. w/ illus., endnotes, bibliography, index.

$30.00

Rush's Lancers : the Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War

By Wittenberg, Eric J.

Yardley, PA: Westholme, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Name of former owner on pastedown. 313 p. w/ illus., a few maps, exensive endnotes, bibliography, index. A good modern unit history of this all volunteer Union cavalry regiment, respected by even the US Regular Army regiments. The unit fought from Antietam to Appomattox, including the famous charge at Brandywine Station.

$40.00

Libby Life : Experiences of a Prisoner of War in Richmond, Va., 1863-1864

By Cavada, Lieutenant Colonel F. F. [ Federico Fernández ]

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1865. First edition. Hardcover. Good. First ed. 1865. Good hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Blue cloth with "Prison Life in Richmond" on gilt on spine. Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Corners bumped. Large white stain on front cover, possibly paint, and a much smaller one at rear. Wear to head and heel of spine. Foxing to pages, especially at the first and last 15-20 p. of the book. A few signatures loose, but not detached. Embossed stamp of "St. Clair and Hurst Stationers" in New York city on endpaper. (11) 200 p. w/ illustrations, appendix of fellow prisoners "requesting" he publish the "sketches illustrative of our life in this prison". A collection of anecdotes and stories about Cavada's time in Libby Prison, Virginia. Cavada was in the 114th Pennsylvania Infantry and was captured at the Peach Orchard on July 2. After his release he finished he war with whis regiment.. Later he joined the Cuban Liberation Army and became Commander-in-chief of its forces. He was captured at Camagüey, Cuba while planning an invation of the island, and executed on July 1 1871.

$55.00

Advance and Retreat : Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies

By Hood, J. B.

New Orleans: Hood Orphan Memorial Fund, 1880. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size) Library Binding. NOT ex-library. Some wear to edges and corners of boards, some scuffing to covers. Water staining to first 8 pages. 358 p. w/ maps (1 folding) and illus. The memoir of a controversial Confederate General, injured at Gettysburg. He uses a considerable portion of his book to command controversies between himself and Johnston on the Western theater of the war,

$60.00

Mosby's Rangers : A Record of the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry from Its Organization to the Surrender from the Diary of a Private, Supplemented and Verified with Official Reports of Federal Officers and Also of Mosby...

By Williamson, James J.

New York, NY: Ralph B. Kenyon, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Octavo (standard size) Library Binding. NOT Ex-library. Wear to edges and corners of boards, some scuffing to covers. Water staining to page edges of majority of pages, more so at front and rear. 509 p. w/ maps and illus, roster, index. A classic Confederate Civil War account of one of the most effective and famous cavalry forces in United States history, in worn but serviceable condition.

$60.00

History of the 21st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion

By Canfield, S. S. Captain

Toledo, OH: Vrooman, Anderson, Bateman Printers, 1893. First edition. hardcover in library binding. good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. NOT ex-library but in library type binding. One photo portrait has been torn and repaired with tape. 192 p. w/ frontis, 19 photo portraits, and 47 p. roster of men in the regiment, noting promotion, discharge, capture or death. This volunteer regiment fought from the end of 1861 thru the end of the war. It fought at such battles as Stones River, Chickamauga, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, Savannah, and more.

$100.00

Fredericksburg Civil War Sites April 1861 - 1862

By Harrison, Noel G.

Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard Inc., 1995. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Limitation page, signed by author and numbered 443 of 1000 copies. 206 p. w/ maps, illus., notes, selected bibliography, index. An overview and description of numerous Civil War sites around Frdericksburg, VA. A volume in the Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders series.

$35.00

The North Anna Campaign : "Even to Hell Itself " May 21 - 26, 1864. Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series.

By Miller, J. Michael

Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard Inc., 1997. Second edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 188 p. w/ maps, illus., notes, bibliography, index. A study of this hard fought campaign, noted for the excellent defensive preparations and strategy of Lee. A volume in the Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders series.

$30.00

The Petersburg Campaign. The Destruction of the Weldon Railroad : Deep Bottom, Globe Tavern, and Reams Station August 14 - 25, 1864. Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series.

By Horn, John

Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard Inc., 1989. Second edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Thin octavo (standard size). Address label of former owner on flyleaf. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 270 p. w/ maps, illus., notes, bibliography, index. A study of these hard fights that led to the loss of Richmond's easy rail access to supplies from the South during the Petersburg Campaign. A volume in the Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders series.

$45.00

Prisoners' Mail From the American Civil War

By Harrison, Galen D.

the author, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/no dust jacket. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Very small tear in cloth at head of spine. Heel of spine bumped. Large ilight blue inked stamp from printer on flyleaf. 307 p. w/ b&w illus., appendices, index. Covers the mail from both sides of the conflict, including exaination marks and covers.

$55.00

A Narrative of the Campaign in the Valley of the Shenandoah, in 1861

By Patterson, Robert

Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1865. Fifth Thousand. . Hardcover in full green pebbled cloth. Good. Thin octavo (standard size). SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the half title. Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Cloth worn through at bottom corners. Corners and head and heel of spine bumped. Longer tear (2 in) at foredge on p. 57/58. Smaller tears at foredges of p. 107/08 and 109/110. Slight foxing throughout. 128 p. w/ map, index. Patterson, a War of 1812 veteran, puts forth his poor defense of his actions that cost the Union the Shenandoah Valley in 1861.

$95.00

Wilson's Cavalry Corps : Union Campaigns in the Western Theater, October 1864 - Spring 1865

By Keenan, Jerry

Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1998. First edition. hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Stamped ala a postal cancellation " SHILOH NMP/ Nov. 13 '99 / Shiloh TN" on free endpaper, with the former owner's emboss just below it. 263 p. w/ notes, bibliography, index. A history of James H. Wilson's command as chief of cavalry for the Military Division of the Mississippi under Sherman. He was instrumental in raising havoc with Confederate military infrastructure, defeated Bedford Forrest twice, and took several fortified cities.

$30.00

"Constructing Munitions of War" : The Portsmouth Navy Yard Confronts the Confederacy 1861 - 1865

By Winslow, Richard E. III

Portsmouth, NH: Portsmouth Marine Society / Peter E. Randall, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Quarto ( slightly oversized ). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on flyleaf. 431 p. w/ illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A history of this important US Navy shipyard during the Civil War, looking at the yard, the ships made there (such as the USS Kearsarge and Agamenticus), the men who worked it, and the yard's relation to other Union yards of the time. Sources include many unpublished records, letters, and diaries.

$60.00

France and the Confederate Navy ( 1862 - 1868 ): An International Episode

By Bigelow, John

New York, NY: Bergman Publishers, 1968. Reprint. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Reprint of an 1888 work. Slight wear to edges of boards. Address label of former owner on pastedown, and his name hand written on the flyleaf. 247 p. w/ appendices, index. A partially anecdotal history of the involvement of France with the Confederacy, focusing on the atempt by the rebels to have France send a squadron of ships into support and to build ships for the Confederate Navy.

$30.00

Four Years in the Confederate Navy : the Career of Captain John Low on the C.S.S. Fingal, Florida, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and Ajax

By Hoole, William Stanley

Athens, GA.: The University of Georgia Press, 1964. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Some wear and light chipping to edges and corners of dj. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Head and foot of spine bumped. Address label of former owner on pastedown. 147 p. w/ select bibliography, map, illustrations, index. The narrative of the wartime activities of Jhn Low, an demigrant from England to Georgia who helped deliver ships to the Confederacy from England. He also served aboard the Alabama under Semmes. An interesting work about a little known but important Confederate officer.

$35.00

A Visit to the Confederate States of America in 1863 : Memoir Addressed to His Majesty Napoleon III. Confederate Centennial Studies Number Twenty One [ 21 ]

By Girard, Charles

Tuscaloosa, AL: Confederate Publishing Company Inc. , 1962. First edition thus. Trade Paperback Original. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Back cover has a couple scuffs. Generic bookplate with Confederate flag and cannon on endpaper. 126 p. w/ small number of illustrations, bibliography, index. A report to the French Court from a Frenchman acting as an agent for medical supplies for the Confederacy. He later served as a military physician in the Franco-Prussian war of 1871. He includes in his report a quick note abotuthe attack of the 54th MA Volunteer Infantry on Fort Wagener, ungenerously and erroneously stating they were driven forward by the bayonets of Federal Troops behind them. Girard was in Charleston at the time, but heard of the attack only second hand.

$45.00

Lee : the Final Achievement ( 1865 - 1870 ). Speeches by Dr. Francis Pendleton Gaines, President Washington and Lee University Lexington Virginia

By Gaines, Dr. Francis Pendleton

New York, NY: The New York Southern Society, 1933. First edition, limited edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Thin octavo (standard size). Missing slipcase. Unnumered limited edition. SIGNED by Gaines ( the author ) on copyright page. Also, the signature of the Secretary of the NY Southern Society on the oppposite page is printed in the book, and not an original autograph. Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and red stamp with similar information on title page of pamphlet. No other library marks. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Slight soling to covers. 31 p. w/illustrations. Designed, printed and bound by The Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company, Roanoke Virginia under the personal direction of Edward L. Stone. Stone was a major collector of books who had perhaps the best private library in Virginia in the 1930s. After Stone's death the collection was acquired by the University of Virginia. The lovely design and construction of this work shows his attention to quality. These 2 speeches by Gaines, then president of the university, cover Lee's life as an educator and his social life in his last years.

$35.00

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