American Civil War - First Editions
 
Title: A Long Shadow - Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy
Author: Ballard, Michael B.
Item #: 0028
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MS, 1986. First Edition. Period photos and illus., map of Confederate government retreat, 200 pp. Davis’s capture and imprisonment by federal authorities at the end of the war made him a martyr to those who had fought for the Confederacy; his actions on the retreat from Richmond honed his post-bellum image as a defiant and persecuted hero. Fine in DJ.
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$25.00 USD
 
Title: General Fitzhugh Lee: A Biography
Author: Nichols, James L.
Item #: 0062
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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: Lee’s Cavalrymen - A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of Northern Virginia
Author: Longacre, Edward G.
Item #: 0499
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PA, 2002. First Edition. Illus., ports., maps, 468 pp. This exhaustively researched work not only details the organizational, administrative, and operational history of the mounted arm of the Army of Northern Virginia, but also examines the personal aspects of the men themselves. Fine in DJ.
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$30.00 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 to Lee Sherrill. 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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$20.00 USD
 
Title: Capital Navy - The Men, Ships and Operations of the James River Squadron
Author: Coski, John M.
Item #: 0757
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CA, 1996. First Edition, Inscribed by the author. Illus., maps., photos, ports., diagrams, appendices, 344 pp. The author, Head Librarian at the Museum of the Confederacy, had access to rare photos and papers concerning the men and ships of the James River Squadron. This book focuses on the period between the Battle of Drewry’s Bluff in 1862 to the last engagement at Trent’s Reach in 1865. Fine in DJ.
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$40.00 USD
 
Title: The Lost Papers of Confederate General John Bell Hood
Author: Hood, Stephen M.
Item #: 1034
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CA, 2015. First Edition. Illus., ports., photos, facsims, appendix, 284 pp. These newly found documents by and about Hood provide an entirely new picture of the general and his relationships with other Confederate commanders and his wife Anna. Mint in DJ.
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$33.00 USD
 
Title: Conscription and Conflict in the Confederacy
Author: Moore, PhD, Albert B.
Item #: 1064
NY, 1924. First Edition. 367 pp. This capable study details the nature and operation of the Confederate draft system and adds an exhaustive description of resentment to conscription. It describes the storm of opposition roused by the conscription act in some of the states and the problems connected with exemptions and substitutes and with evasions of the law. It also covers the passage of the act providing for the use of blacks as soldiers. VG in very Scarce DJ, slight chipping to top of spine.
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$75.00 USD
 
Title: Barbara Fritchie, The Frederick Girl - A Play in Four Acts
Author: Fitch, Clyde
Item #: 1128
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NY, 1900. Life Publishing Co. First Edition. Front., photos, ports., 128 pp. Staring Julia Marlow, this play opened first at the Broad St. Theatre in Philadelphia, and two weeks later at the Criterion Theatre in New York, where it was a hit. VG in Decorated Cloth.
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$30.00 USD
 
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
 
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