American Civil War - First Editions
 
Title: General Fitzhugh Lee: A Biography
Author: Nichols, James L.
Item #: 0062
VA, 1989. Second Edition. Photos, ports., illus., appendices, 244 pp. A very capable biography of the grandson of ”Light Horse Harry” Lee and nephew of Robert E. Lee, who rose to the rank of major general in both the Confederate and U.S. Armies, was elected governor of Virginia, and served as Consul General to Cuba. Fine in Cloth.
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$25.00 USD
 
Title: The Secret War For the Union The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War
Author: Fishel, Edwin C.
Item #: 0326
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NY, 1996. First Edition. Period portraits and illus., maps, appendices, 734 pp. Examines in detail the impact of intelligence based on documents from the Army of the Potomac filed away in the National Archives and not re-discovered until 1959; includes reports to McClellan by Allan Pinkerton, the private papers of General Hooker, originator of the Bureau of Military of Information, and reports from spies, scouts, balloonists and Signal Corps. Fine in DJ
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$20.00 USD
 
Title: Ashes of Glory Richmond at War
Author: Furgurson, Ernest B.
Item #: 0327
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NY, 1996. First Edition. Period portraits and illus., maps, 419 pp. Conjures up wartime Richmond in vivid detail; covers a broad spectrum of the community: preachers, nurses, newspapermen, bureaucrats, entrepreneurs, slaves, actors, spies, refugees, and swarms of enlisted men and officers from all over the South; shows that despite hardship Richmonders fairly crackled with spirit and resolve. Fine in DJ
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$20.00 USD
 
Title: Look Away! A History of the Confederate States of America
Author: Davis, William C.
Item #: 0637
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NY, 2002. First Edition, Inscribed by Author. Photos, ports. 484 pp. Davis, one of America’s most prolific Civil War historians, here offers a definitive portrait of the political, social and economic life of the Confederacy unlike any that has come before. Fine in DJ.
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Title: C.S.S. Shenandoah - The Memoirs of Lieutenant Commanding James I. Waddell
Author: Waddell, James I.
Item #: 0732
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NY, 1960. First Edition. James D. Horan, ed. Illus., ports., photos, appendix, 200 pp. Horan found Waddell’s unpublished memoirs in the National Archives. Besides editorial notations, he has provided in this book an extensive forward which puts the raider in historical perspective. VG in DJ in Mylar.
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Title: Gray Raiders of the Sea - How Eight Confederate Warships Destroyed the Union’s High Seas Commerce
Author: Hearn, Chester G.
Item #: 0888
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ME, 1992. First Edition. Maps, illus., ports., photos, appendix, 351 pp. This powerfully written, meticulously researched book is an engrossing account of the Confederate cruisers, mostly built in Great Britain, that were charged with the difficult task of destroying Union commerce and drawing off capital ships from the blockade of Southern ports. Fine in DJ.
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$30.00 USD
 
Title: With Pen and Saber - The Letters and Diaries of J.E.B. Stuart’s Staff Officers
Author: Trout, Robert J.
Item #: 0902
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PA, 1995. First Edition. Maps, ports., 350 pp. In this work Trout arranges chronologically the original writings of nine of Stuart’s closest comrades. By adding background information, the entire length of Stuart’s wartime service is covered. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Lee’s Adjutant - The Wartime Letters of Colonel Walter Herron Taylor, 1862-1865
Author: Taylor, Col. Walter H.
Item #: 1212
SC, 1995. First Edition. R. Lockwood Tower, ed. Front., illus., maps, ports., photos, 343 pp. The 110 letters in this volume shed light on day-to-day life at Lee’s headquarters, and on the great general himself. Fine in DJ.
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$35.00 USD
 
Title: Like Some Green Laurel - Letters of Margaret Johnson Erwin 1821 - 1863
Author: Erwin, Margaret Johnson
Item #: 1282
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LA, 1981. First Edition. Illus., photos, ports., 154 pp. Well written observations by a Southern Lady from Mt. Holly, Mississippi. Fine in DJ.
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$25.00 USD
 
Title: Gunsmoke Over the Atlantic - First Naval Actions of the Civil War
Author: Coombe, Jack D.
Item #: 1340
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NY, 2002. First Edition. Maps, illus., photos, ports., 268 pp. This book focuses on the Civil War as it was fought along the Atlantic coast, between, blockaders and blockade runners, ironclads, submarines and the first underwater anti-ship weapons. Fine in DJ.
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$24.00 USD
 
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