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41 Virginia's Attitude Toward Slavery and Secession Munford, Beverley B.
Richmond VA L.H. Jenkins 1914 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1914 New School Edition. Apologist defense of Virginia's role in slavery and in the secession movement as a reaction to federal coercion. Book Condition : Good-; some pencil notes to text and rear end paper; former owner's name on front free end paper; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; scuffing to covers; title faded on front cover; some spotting to text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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42 Through Blood and Fire: Selected Civil War Papers of Major General Joshua Chamberlain Nesbitt, Mark
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 1996 081171750X / 9780811717502 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. A survey of the extensive correspondence (from his volunteering in 1862 to his presence at the surrender ceremony at Appomattox) of the commander popularized by the movie Gettysburg. He has entered popular mythology as one of the saviors of the Union for his actions leading the 20th Maine's defense of Little Roundtop at Gettysburg, an event which began his rise to the rank of General and (after the war) Governor of Maine. Book condition Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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43 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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44 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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45 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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46 Civil War Chief of Sharpshooters, Hiram Berdan - Military Commander and Firearms Inventor Roy M. Marcot
Irvine CA Northwood Heritage Press 1989 0961149418 / 9780961149413 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Profusely illustrated survey history of Berdan's Union sharpshooters, their engagements in the eastern theater, uniforms and field equipment, and rifles. Extensive chapters on Berdan's post-war firearms and ammunition inventions as well as his self-promotion.Book Condition : Very Good; underlining to 7 pp.; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; toning to edges of last few pages. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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47 The United States Army and Reconstruction, 1865-1877 Sefton, James E.
Baton Rouge LA Louisiana State University Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This study seeks to address the complex role the United States Army played during Reconstruction. Too small to occupy all arts of the South, commanders generally sought to apply national dictates rather than establish their own rules for political administration. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; rubber stamp inside front cover; a few small spots to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; light shelf wear to cover corners and edges; mild rubbing; price unclipped. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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48 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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49 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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50 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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51 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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52 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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53 Civil War Battlefield Anniversary Programs - 1st Manassas, Monocacy, New Market Various
Gettysburg PA Napoleonic Tactics 1989 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Offered is a lot of three 8 1/2" x 11" magazine-style booklets, each commemorating the 125th Anniversary of a Civil War battle - 1st Manassas (Bull Run) and two 1864 Shenandoah Valley battles - Monocacy and New Market. Each 32 - 44 page booklet contains articles on the particular battle as well as details on the re-enactment taking place in conjunction with the anniversary celebration. B&w and color photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. Book Conditions : Good+; no text marks; some curling at top edges effecting some pages; bottom right cover corner crease causing some page tip creasing inside; light wear near folded spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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54 Lincoln's Hungarian Heroes : The Participation of Hungarians in the Civil War 1861-1865 Vasvary, Edmund
Washington DC The Hungarian Reformed Federation of America 1939 1st Edition Soft cover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This 1939 publication includes short biographies on Hungarian-Americans who served in the Civil War (on both sides), a list of those killed in battle, and bibliography. It also discusses Hungarian emmigration to the U.S. following the Hungarian Civil War. The rear of the book is the text in Hungarian. Book Condition : Good; Ex-Seminary library preserved in pressboard, original covers intact; no internal markings. Beige pressboard is in good condition with some sun discoloration. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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55 The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox : Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers Waugh, John C.
New York NY Warner Books 1994 0446515949 / 9780446515948 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1994 1st Printing. Details the shared experiences of West Point classmates Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan, A.P. Hill, George Pickett, George Stoneman, and others to illuminate their influence on 19th century American history. Many would find themselves on opposite sides of the battlefield during the Civil War. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; vertical crease to title page; slight bumping to bottom spine end. Dust Jacket Condition : Near fine; slight shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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56 Confederate Edged Weapons William A Albaugh
New York NY Harper & Brothers 1960 Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Well illustrated (124 drawings and 2 photos) survey of Confederate swords, pikes, lances, bayonets, and bowie knives. Covers makers marks, unidentifiable makers, and persons and places associated with weapons manufacture in the Confederacy. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; toning inside covers and to free end papers; some spotting to text block; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear and chipping along edges and corners; toning to reverse; price unclipped; in protective Brodart cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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57 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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