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41 Colonels in Blue: Union Army Colonels of the Civil War: the Mid-atlantic States: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia Roger D. Hunt
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2007 0811702537 / 9780811702539 Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Organized by state, this work presents a brief biographical sketch and b&w photo of each colonel from the 4 mid-atlantic states and Washington D.C. that remained in the Union. Also includes a unit by unit listing of colonels from each state. Book Condition : New. Dust Jacket Condition : New, light rubbing/edge wear from stacking. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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42 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the Civil War Ronald C Young
Published by Ronald C. Young 2002 0972131906 / 9780972131902 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. 156 pp. History of Lancaster County's participation in the Civil War, from the Christiana Revolt through the end of the War. Discusses the Gettysburg Campaign and the burning of the Columbia- Wrightsville bridge, regiments raised locally, Civil War notables from the county, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, owner's name on front free end paper; light paste down creasing inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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43 Civil War a Narrative; 3 Volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville; Fredericksburg to Meridian; Red River to Appomattox Shelby Foote
NewYork NY Vintage 1986 0394749138 / 9780394749136 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1986 3 Volume Vantage Paperback Set with slipcase. Often called the American Iliad, this set is sweeping in scope with a broad focus especially on the Confederacy. 2,934 total pages w/ c. 150 b&w maps and color end paper maps. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks; cover edge curling/creasing; few small stains to text block; some page tip creasing. Vol. 1 is in Good+ condition.Slipcase is in Good+ condition, light corner and edge wear; scuffing to bottom. PLEASE NOTE : This set may require extra postage due to size and weight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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44 Brawling Brass North and South : The Most Famous Quarrels of the Civil War Simpson, Harold B.
Waco TX Privately Published 1960 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
This is a true first limited (1,000 copies) edition of this title. Signed by Author on Title page. Details some of the better known arguments, including post-war, between Civil War commanders on both sides : Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill; Joseph Johnston and John Bell Hood; Robert E. lee and James Longstreet; George meade and Dan Sickles; Phil Sheridan and Gouverneur K. Warren; John pope and Fitz-John Porter. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; slight wear to cover corners; some slight discoloration near spine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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45 Richmond Redeemed : The Siege at Petersburg Sommers, Richard J.
New York NY Doubleday 1981 038515626x / 9780385156264 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Containing impressive research and detailed maps, Richmond Redeemed is a focused work on U.S. Grant's fifth offensive during the siege at Petersburg with special emphasis on the opening battles of Chaffin's Bluff and poplar Spring Church. Sommers concludes the book with a number of far reaching military assessments of the battle and the Civil War and its effect on later military history. Inscribed twice by author on front and back of half title page to two different people in December 1981 and February 1989. Book Condition : Good+; no interior markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; rubbing, especially on back; chipping and tearing at top and bottom edges and spine ends. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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46 Letters of a New Market Cadet Stanard, Beverly
Chapel Hill NC University of North Carolina Press 1961 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Edited collection of Civil War letters. Stanard was one of the Virgina Military Institute cadets pressed into service as well as one of the fatalities of the famous VMI charge of the Federal ranks during the Battle of New Market in May 1864. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; spotting to text block; foxing to free end papers. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; wear/chipping to top edge; rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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47 The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War Stashower, Daniel
New York NY Minotaur Books 2013 0312600224 / 9780312600228 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author on title page : "For Heather Musika, Hello again, and thank you! Daniel Stashower". This work examines the Baltimore Plot, a plan to assassinate Lincoln as he traveled by train from his home town of Springfield Illinois to Washington DC for his inauguration. Detective Allan Pinkerton, more alert ot the danger than Lincoln's advisors, orchestrated train switching that transported Lincoln safely and privately through Baltimore. Historians continue to debate how serious the plot was. Book Condition : Near Fine; author's inscription bleeds through to back of title page (sharpie); no other internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to bottom and top edges (most noticeable at corners) and spine ends. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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48 Keystone confederate: The life and times of General Johnson Kelly Duncan, CSA Strong, Michael J.
York PA The Historical Society of York County 1994 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on Title page : "For Doris, Best Wishes, Michael J. Strong York 12/94". Biography of York Pennsylvania born West Point graduate whose followed his adopted home of New Orleans when the Southern states seceded. Much of his wartime service was near New Orleans. Captured and paroled, Duncan eventually became chief staff officer to Braxton Bragg. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's pressure stamp on bottom right title page; light wear to cover edges and corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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49 The Germans in the American Civil War: With a Biographical Directory Wilhelm Kaufmann (author)
Carlisle PA John Kallmann Pub 1999 0965092674 / 9780965092678 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of 1911 work. 392 pp. w/ b&w maps. Extensive survey of German-American participation on both Union and Confederate sides. Includes biographical directory w/ 500 entries. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light spotting to text block; waviness to pp. 51-55. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear along edges; light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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50 Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox William Marvel
Chapel Hill NC The University of North Carolina Press 2002 0807827452 / 9780807827451 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Argues that the Appomattox campaign has become overwhelmed in myths. Relying on contemporary source material, rather than post War memoirs, Marvel presents a nuanced view of the Confederate army's retreat, stating that desertion was high, organizational failures prominent, both exacerbated by Lee's tactical mistakes. Part of the UNC Civil War America series. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very light toning to bottom front board. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light rubbing and shelf wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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51 A Battle from the Start: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest Wills, Brian Steel
New York NY HarperCollins 1992 0060168323 / 9780060168322 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A biography of one of the most controversial figures of the American Civil War period. Named the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction, Forrest eventually resigned the position supposedly due to his dislike of Klan methods. Despite his infamy, Forrest's cavalry and Forrest himself were considered formidable enemies by Union Commanders. William Tecumseh Sherman famously remarked, "That devil Forrest. must be hunted down and killed if it costs ten thousand lives and bankrupts the Federal treasury." Book Condition : Very Good; some light spotting to text block; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; some rubbing and creasing; shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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