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21 My Life Untold Gee Buro, S.S.
Charleston SC CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2013 1493734628 / 9781493734627 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Authors on title page. Civil War historical/romantic fiction featuring German immigrants caught up in the Battle of Gettysburg. Book Condition : Very Good; light cover curling; corner crease on pp. 9-10. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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22 The Popular History of the Civil War in America George B. Herbert
Spring Grove OH Mast, Crowell, & Kirkpatrick 1895 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1895 printing re-bound hardcover. 413 pp. w/ c. 30 b&w illustrations. Written by a Union captain, this one volume history of the war includes personal anecdotes of service in the eastern theater. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks, owners name on preface page; tearing and small pieces missing around edges of first several dozen pages, 1st page of Table of Contents missing; water stain at bottom of first 50 pp. along with scattered ink stains; some toning around page edges and to text block; several page tip ceases. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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23 Fighting For Time: The Battle That Saved Washington Glenn H., revised by Brian C. Pohanka Worthington
Shippensburg PA White Mane Publishing 1988 0942597087 / 9780942597080 3rd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
306+ pp. w/29 b&w images and 2 maps. Contains interpretive history of the Monocacy engagement and its place in Confederate General Jubal Early's 1864 attempt to attack the Union capitol of Washington DC. Reprint of 1932 edition, revised, third printing overall, now also contains 4 accounts from Union soldiers. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; light shelf wear along edges; transfer impression, rubbing. 
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24 Truth Crushed To Earth Harry W. Kendall
Kearney NE EM-J Associates] 1999 0739202944 / 9780739202944 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Subtitled - The Legacy of Will Parker, a Black American Revolutionary. Historical novel centering around the 1851 Christiana Revolt (or Resistance) in southeastern Pennsylvania related to the attempt to enforce the Fugitive Slave Act. Book Condition ; Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling; some light rubbing and creasing to covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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25 Reminiscences of the Civil War Hartman, Peter
Lancaster PA Eastern Mennonite Associated Libraries and Archives 1964 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint of Hartman's personal testimony on the History of the Mennonite Church in Virginia (and West Virginia) during the Civil War and conscientious objection. Includes a brief biography of Hartman. Book Condition : Very Good; former owner's name in pencil on top of title page, no markings to text; light age toning around cover edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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26 The Confederate Reader Harwell, Richard B. editor
New York NY Longams Green & Co. 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition of Harwell's collection of Confederate newspaper excerpts, letters, broadsides, and ephemera. Arranged chronologically, Hartwell uses the selections, many of which are dark humor, to chart the morale among civilians and soldiers during the War. An excellent piece for those interested in the Confederate States. Book Condition : Good; some creasing at bottom right corner of first 50 pp. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; price unclipped; tearing and creasing to edges front and rear, long vertical tear (taped) on rear; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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27 The Douglas diary;: Student days at Franklin and Marshall College, 1856-1858 Henry Kyd Douglas
Lancaster PA Franklin and Marshall College 1973 0910626006 / 9780910626002 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Editor Frederic Shriver Klein on half title page. Franklin & Marshall College issued edited antebellum diary of Henry Kyd Douglas, Confederate lieutenant famous for his book "I Rode with Stonewall", describing his time on the staff of Stonewall Jackson. B&w photos, illustrations, expenditure journal, and inlaid newspaper clipping. Book Condition : Near Fine, no text marks; a few spots to top text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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28 Reminiscences of the Civil War John B. Gordon
Harrisburg PA The Archive Society 1995 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of 1903 edition. Leatherette hardcover with gilt text block and decorative end papers. Though criticized as self promoting, Gordon participated in most of the major actions in the eastern theater of the war starting with Seven Pines. Provides anecdotes and criticisms of many field commanders. His five wounds in the Sunken Lane at Antietam is perhaps the most famous story surrounding Gordon. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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29 Forty-Six Years in the Army John Schofield
Harrisburg PA The Archive Society 1997 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of 1897 edition. Leatherette hardcover with gilt text block and decorative end papers. Full length memoirs recount Schofield's military life from West Point on with the Civil War being the main focus. It covers Wilson's Creek, his time in the Western Theater fighting Confederate guerrillas, the Atlanta campaign, and the Tennessee campaign as well as his thoughts on the war and reconstruction. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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30 A Rebel War Clerk's Diary (Vols. 1 and 2) Jones, John B.
Alexandria VA Time-Life Books 1982 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two volume set from Time-Life Collector's Library of the Civil War. Leather bound with gilt lettering on covers and spine, gilt text block, and ribbon bookmark. Reprint of the 1866 edition. Details the civilian and government life in Richmond during the war, including the rise and fall of morale on the home front according to the military situation. Of interest to any student of the Confederate government and the idea of Confederate nationhood. Book Condition : Near Fine; former owner's bookplate inside front cover of both volumes, otherwise unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition : No dust jackets as issued. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be necessary due to weight of set. 
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31 Narrative of Military Operations, Directed, Duting the Late War Between the States Joseph E. Johnston
Harrisburg PA The Archive Society 1995 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of 1874 edition. Leatherette hardcover with gilt text block. Early post-War memoirs advance a vigorous defense by Johnston of his command actions in the Western Theater.Johnston clashed frequently with Jefferson Davis. Book Condition :Good; fingerprint smudges on frontispiece and reverse of title page, no other marks; beginnings of binding separation inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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32 Civil War Battlefields Then and Now (Then & Now Thunder Bay) Jr. James Campi
San Diego CA Thunder Bay Press 2002 1571458654 / 9781571458650 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Oblong hardcover, 144 pp. with b&w and color photos throughout. Organized with a b&w "then" vintage photo and a modern color "now photo on facing page. Highlights the emergence of photography during the Civil War. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; slight waviness to glossy pages. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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33 Civil War Harrisburg: A Guide to Capital Area Sites, Incidents, and Personalities Keener-Farley, Lawrence E. and James E. Schmick (editors)
Harrisburg PA Published by the Authors 2000 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Editors on Title Page.1st Edition 2000, side-stapled softcover. Organized into a Downtown Walking Tour, East Shore Driving Tour, and West Shore Driving Tour, this booklet provides information o the political and military role of the Pennsylvania State Capitol during the Civil War. 16 b&w illustrations supplement descriptions of persons (Simon Cameron, Andrew Curtin) and places (Fort Curtin, Fort Couch, and Sporting Hill - northernmost skirmish of the Gettysburg Campaign). Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light wear to cover corners; light rubbing to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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34 United States census key 1850, 1860, 1870 Leonard H Smith
Bountiful UT Owl Books 1986 0932022324 / 9780932022325 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1987 softcover printing.193 pp. w/ blank pages for notes. Key to National Archives and LDS (Mormon) microfilm roll numbers for Civil War era national census. Organized first by census year, then alphabetically by state, then alphabetically by county. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; beginnings of separation at bottom left front corner; some light rubbing and creasing to covers; cover corner curling; price label inside front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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35 Medium is Not a Massage : When the Rumor of a Battle Is Worse Than the Battle Itself Longanecker, John
1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
This is a privately published thesis on the effect of rumor on morale in wartime, specifically the American Civil War. The first part is an examination of the effect of rumor on the civilian population as Lee invaded Pennsylvania leading up to Gettysburg. The second part is an examination of different methods of observation and reporting in the war, looking glasses, signal stations, telegraphs, scouts, stragglers, runaway slaves, newspapers, and letters. Richly illustrated with reproductions from "The Soldier In our Civil War". Signed by Author on title page and dated July 1, 2 , 3, 1988 (175th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg). Book Condition : Good +; no internal markings; price sticker remnant on top right front cover, light staining along edges of both covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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36 The Civil War Engagement at Cool Spring July 18, 1864 Meaney, Peter J.
Berryville VA Peter J. Meaney 1988 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1988 3rd printing. Subtitled "The Largest Battle Ever Fought in Clarke County, Virginia". Microhistory of this battle which was parter of the broader 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaign.5 b&w maps and 4 illustrations. Side-stapled softcover. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very slight cover corner curling; light rubbing to rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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37 Long Remembered The Gettysburg Address in Facsimile Mearns, David C. and Lloyd A. Dunlap (editors)
Washington DC Library of Congress 1963 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Library of Congress Facsimile No. 3. Folio 14" H x 10 3/8" W. Includes introductory essay. The five versions of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address represented are : The Nicolay Copy, the Hay Copy, The Everett Copy, the Bancroft Copy, and the Bliss Copy. 1979 program for exhibit at Gettysburg inlaid. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; adhesive stain at top rear cover; creasing at very bottom right of some pages; light shelf wear to cover corners and edges; a few marks to top right front cover; crease at top left rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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38 The Battle of Monocacy July 9, 1864 Monocacy National Battlefield Staff
Frederick MD Western Maryland Interpretive Association 2010 0984570705 / 9780984570706 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oversize side-stapled softcover. Battlefield guide. 48 pp. w/ b&w images and maps throughout. Contains interpretive history of the Monocacy engagement and its place in Confederate General Jubal Early's 1864 attempt to attack the Union capitol of Washington DC. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light wear to cover edges and corners. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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39 Lincoln and His World: The Early Years, Birth to Illinois Legislature Richard Lawrence Miller
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2006 0811701875 / 9780811701877 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition. Quoting from eyewitness accounts, Miller allows Lincoln and his contemporaries to tell the story of this monumental American and bring a fascinating period of American history to life. Covers Lincoln's birth through1834. Book Condition : New. Dust jacket Condition : New; price sticker remnant on bottom center rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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40 Rank and File, Civil War Essays in Honor of Bell Irvin Wiley Robertson, James I; McMurray, Richard M (eds.)
San Rafael CA Presidio Press 1976 0891410112 / 9780891410119 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of 8 essays and a Wiley bibliography. Topics include Northern Industrialists, Copperheads, William Seward and the Declaration of paris negotiation, John Bell Hood, and a number of lesser known soldiers. Book Condition : New. Dust Jacket Condition : New. 
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