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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: Crossroads of Freedom, Antietam
Author: McPherson, James M.
Item #: 0453
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NY, 2002. First Edition, Signed Bookplate by the author. Illus., photos, ports., maps, 202 pp. A fresh, compelling account that vividly illuminates a critical turning point that changed the war from a struggle for Union into a crusade for emancipation. Fine in DJ.
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Title: The Union Generals Speak - The Meade Hearings on the Battle of Gettysburg
Author: Hyde, Bill
Item #: 0651
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LA, 2003. First Edition. 428 pp. Annotated edition of the 1864 congressional investigation into Meade’s conduct during the Gettysburg campaign; the transcripts present eyewitness accounts from sixteen officers at Gettysburg with the addition of contextual comments and background material by the editor. Fine in DJ.
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Title: The Confederate Carpetbaggers
Author: Sutherland, Daniel E.
Item #: 0702
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LA, 1988. First Edition. Period portraits, 360 pp. Study of a little-explored subject--Southerners who went to the land of the Yankee foe after the CW to make their fortune. Among those studied are Burton Harrison, Davis’ secretary, his wife Constance Cary Harrison, and Richard Pryor, a former Congressman from Virginia, and his wife Sarah Pryor. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Lee’s Miserables - Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to Appomattox
Author: Power, J. Tracy
Item #: 0714
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NC, 1998. Maps, ports., 463 pp. This book, based on research in more than 1,200 letters and diaries written by more than 400 Confederate officers and enlisted men, is a compelling history of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia during its final year, from May 1864 to April 1865. Fine in DJ.    
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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. 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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Title: In the Hands of Providence - Joshua L. Chamberlain & The American Civil War
Author: Trulock, Alice Rains
Item #: 0819
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NC, 1992. First Edition. Maps, ports., photos, appendix, 569 pp. This comprehensive work, while providing good information on the antebellum and postwar years, is overwhelmingly focused on the war years. it treats the Gettysburg hero’s wartime service in well-researched detail, providing readers with a clear and balanced narrative of this professor-turned-fighter. Mint in DJ.
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Title: Crisis at the Crossroads - The First Day at Gettysburg
Author: Hassler, Warren W.
Item #: 1173
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AL, 1988. Maps, 214 pp. This very readable narrative is almost a minute-by-minute account that is highly detailed and analytical; Hassler demonstrates that the ultimate outcome of the battle was largely decided on the first day of combat. Fine in DJ.
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Title: To the Gates of Richmond - The Peninsula Campaign
Author: Sears, Stephen W.
Item #: 1309
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NY, 1992. Inscribed by the author. Maps, illus., photos, ports., 468 pp. The Peninsula campaign of 1862 was the largest campaign of the war. More men were assembled on the Virginia Peninsula for this battle for the capital of the Confederacy than for any other operation of the war. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Wolf of the Deep - Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama
Author: Fox, Stephen
Item #: 1342
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NY, 2007. First Edition. Maps, illus., ports., photos, 317 pp. This is the absorbing story of Raphael Semmes and the CSS Alabama, the Confederate raider that destroyed Union shipping and took more prizes than any other raider in naval history. Fine in DJ.
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