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 ĒLight Horse HarryĒ 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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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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Title: Ghost Ship of the Confederacy, The Story of the Alabama and her Captain, Raphael Semmes
Author: Boykin, Edward
Item #: 0556
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NY, 1957. First Edition, Signed by the author. Period photos and illus., 404 pp. The Confederate States had no navy in 1861 when Semmes took a small passenger packet, christened her Sumter and on her learned the ways of a raider, capturing, burning, or sinking eighteen Yankee merchant ships, while Federal warships pursued in vain. His next command was a swift warship secretly constructed by the Lairds at Liverpool, the Alabama; together they destroyed 69 commerce ships, a feat never since equaled by surface raider, aerial squadron or by U-boat. Fine in DJ. 
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Title: The Confederate Reader
Author: Harwell (Ed.), Richard B.
Item #: 0561
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NY, 1957. First Edition, Signed by Richard Barksdale Harwell. Front., 389 pp. Here, in their own words, is the War Between the States as the Confederates wrote it down at the time it was happening. Arranged chronologically, this book touches on all aspects of Confederate life; excellent section on Confederate theater in Richmond. VG/Fine in DJ.
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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 Americaís 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: A History of the Confederate Navy
Author: Luraghi, Raimondo
Item #: 0844
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MD, 1996. First Edition. Maps, photos, ports., illus., 514 pp. This is the best researched, most comprehensive, and most sympathetic modern study of the achievements and exploits of the Confederate States Navy during the War Between the States. Mint in DJ.
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$35.00 USD
 
Title: Gray Ghost - The Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby
Author: Ramage, James A.
Item #: 0884
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KY, 1999. Endpaper maps, front., ports., illus., maps, photos, 428 pp. Ramage disentangles Mosby from a mass of myth and misinformation, reaching judicious conclusions that never exaggerate the Virginianís role in shaping the conflict. This is perhaps the very best book on Mosby that has so far been written. Fine in DJ.
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$30.00 USD
 
Title: Gray Raiders of the Sea - How Eight Confederate Warships Destroyed the Unionís 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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Title: With Pen and Saber - The Letters and Diaries of J.E.B. Stuartís 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 Stuartís closest comrades. By adding background information, the entire length of Stuartís wartime service is covered. Fine in DJ.
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$20.00 USD
 
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