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1 Dedication of the Gettysburg Address Exhibit 
Gettysburg PA National Park Service 1979 Pamphlet Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by three of the participants - Congressman William Goodling; William J. Whalen, Director of the National Park Service; and John C. Broderick, Assistant Librarian for Research Services at The Library of Congess. Program for the Dedication of The Gettysburg Address Exhibit held at the Gettysburg National Military Park on July 7, 1979. This is a cream colored 8 1/2" x 11" bifold. This exhibit, running from June 29- September 30, 1979 featured the first draft of the Address on loan from The Library of Congress as well as a portrait of Lincoln painted in 1864 by Francis Bicknell Carpenter. A copy of the exhibit brochure is inlaid. Condition : Very Good; light wear, some small creases. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 History of that Part of the Susquehanna and Juniata valleys. Embraced in the Counties of Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union, and Snyder 
Philadelphia PA Everts, Peck, and Richards 1886 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1886 Complete 2 Volume set, 1602 pp. Original bindings, gilt text block, gilt lettering on red covers. Includes Civil War muster rolls, maps, and b&w photo and woodcut portraits. Book Conditions : Fair; no text marks noted; bindings separating (especially Vol. 1); wear to cover corners and spines; scuffing to covers; scattered light spots of foxing and some spotting to text block. No Dust Jackets as issued. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of set. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Visualizing War 
Gettysburg PA Gettysburg College 2012 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is an exhibition catalog for Gettysburg College's Fall 2012 Exhibition "Visualizing War", part of the school's commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Curated by Civil War Institute fellows Natalie Sherif, Alexandra Ward, and Andrew Egbert, the exhibition examined perceptions of the American Civil War in the North and the evolution of its political, social, and militaristic visual representations through a wide range of objects from the college's archives. 12 color illustrations supplement a brief essay by each of the presenters on different aspects of wartime artistic portrayals. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; minor wear to cover corners and edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 First Manassas 1861: The Battle of Bull Run: With visitor information (Trade Editions) Alan Hankinson
Oxford, England Osprey Publishing 2000 1841761133 / 9781841761138 Soft cover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
100 pp. w/ 11 b&w illustrations and photos, maps, and color illustrations of uniforms (showing how early in the war, confusion caused by varying uniforms influenced the battle). Accessible survey of the first major battle of the war, including action at Blackburn's Ford and Henry Hill. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; some rubbing to covers; price sticker at bottom left rear; some edge and cover corner wear. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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5 A Diary of Battle: The Personal Journals of Colonel Charles S. Wainwright 1861-1865 Allan Nevins
Gettysburg PA Butternut & Blue / Stan Clark Books 1993 1879664151 / 9781879664159 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Commander of the artillery, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac. Wainwright served in almost all the major Eastern engagements - Peninsula Campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, gettysburg, The Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Spotsylvania, Petersburg, and Appomattox. Excellent primary source material. Reprint of 1962 edition. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; a few small stains and smudges to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear along edges with a few small tears; waviness to spine. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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6 Jeff Davis Pie (Civil War Recollections) : A Saga of Significant, First-time Events in "the War between the States" Anderson, Robert L.
West Virginia Privately Published 2004 0971797617 / 9780971797611 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This privately published fiction is written by a retired Army colonel and professor emeritus at West Virginia University. It follows a young man's adventures after he is transported back to 1861 Virginia near the start of the Civil War. Inscribed by Author on title page : "Dear Paul & Kay, Best Wishes and happy journey thru J.D.P., Dr. Bob Anderson." Book Condition : Near Fine; slight crease at top right front cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler Benjamin Butler
Boston MA A.M. Thayer & Co. 1892 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library Binding. 1154 pp. w/ 96 b&w illustrations and photos; 12 maps, and 5 facsimile documents. Autobiography of Union General Benjamin Butler concentrated mostly on his Civil War career (especially as Union commander in New Orleans). Other topics of particular interest are the Battle of the Crater and his removal from command, with some chapters devoted to his later political career. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library in library binding; one text mark noted; light toning to page edges and text block; book plate inside front cover; catalog label on spine; pocket and slip inside rear cover; binding slightly relaxed but secure. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Call Forth the Mighty Men Bob Womack
Bessemer AL Colonial Press 1987 0938991027 / 9780938991021 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper. 601 pp. w/38 b&w photos. Weaves diary entries and letters of soldiers and civilians to portray the war time experience in Tennessee and among Confederate soldiers in the Army of Tennessee. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; light shelf wear and chipping along edges and spine ends; overall rubbing; price unclipped. a 
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9 Last Stand In The Carolinas : The Battle of Bentonville Bradley, Mark L.
Campbell CA Savas Woodbury Publishers 1996 1882810023 / 9781882810024 2nd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Moore, Mark A. cartographer 
Bentonville was the last major engagement of the Confederate Army of Tennessee, still reeling from its near destruction at Nashville. Author Bradley provides an overview of Sherman's Carolinas campaign as well as a detailed analysis of the 3 days fighting at Bentonville and the principal commanders on both side. Extensively researched, 608 pp. w/ 3 dozen original maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few small stains to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; minimal shelf wear. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10 Miniatures of Mechanicsburg Brunhouse, Robert L.
Mechanicsburg PA Mechanicsburg Museum Association 1986 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of a 1928 history of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, this book features several chapters on the Civil War including the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania, the call out of militia, prisoners, and more with plenty of primary source material. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; discoloration around edges; some small chipping and tearing at top and bottom edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 (Modern War Studies) Castel, Albert
Lawrence KS University Press of Kansas 1992 0700605622 / 9780700605620 Probable First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
665 pp. w/ 55 b&w photos and illustrations and 18 maps. Well documented and widely praised study of the pivotal Atlanta campaign. Castel argues that keeping Joe Johnston as commander of the Confederate Army of Tennessee would have been the last best hope for maintaining control of the city. Biographical sketches of the key players, b& w photos, maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; minimal shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 The Spanglers : A Novel of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and the Civil War Castor, Henry
Garden City NY Doubleday & Company 1948 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. Fictional account of a middle class Lancaster Pennsylvania family during the Civil War. Book Condition : Good+; text unmarked; light age toning; bumping to spine ends; a few small spots to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; price unclipped; chipping and tearing along edges; age toning to rear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13 Albert Sidney Johnston: Soldier of Three Republics Charles P. Roland
Austin TX University of Texas Press 1964 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
384 pp. w/ 10 b&w photos & illustrations and 16 maps. Balanced, scholarly, systematic biography of the Texan, U.S., and Confederate officer. Roland argues that Johnston's death at Shiloh has been over-mythologized given an incomplete record. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, former owner's name inside front cover; very light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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14 Valley Thunder: The Battle of New Market and the Opening of the Shenandoah Campaign, May 1864 Charles R. Knight
New York NY Savas Beatie 2010 1932714804 / 9781932714807 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Printing. 313 pp. w/ 45 b&w photos & illustrations and 11 maps. Contemporary comprehensive examination of the opening battle of the 1864 Valley campaign with Union General Franz Siegel opposing Confederate General John Breckinridge. Famous for the insertion of VMI cadets insertion to repel a Union charge, the battle was a Confederate tactical victory. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks, minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Fine; minimal wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 The Wilmington Campaign: Last Rays of Departing Hope (Battles and Campaigns of the Carolinas) Chris E., Jr. Fonvielle
El Dorado Hills CA Savas Pub Co 1997 1882810090 / 9781882810093 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Hardcover Edition. 623 pp. w/ b&w photos and maps throughout including a double sided fold out map. Detailed history of the 1864-65 Union naval and land campaign to capture the Confederate seaport at Wilmington, North Carolina. Includes both battles for Fort Fisher, Fort Anderson's defense, and naval engagements along the Cape Fear River. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; minimal shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Chancellorsville: Crossroads of Fire Chris Mackowski
Gettysburg PA Thomas Publications 2011 1577471652 / 9781577471653 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
128 pp. w/ b&w photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. Combination history and tour guide for the Chancellorsville Battlefield. Includes two additional inlaid walking tour brochures for the Chancellorsville History Trail and Hazel Grove-Fairview. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks, minimal wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Nineteenth Century Questions Clarke, James Freeman
Boston MA Houghton, Mifflin & Co.; The Riverside Press 1897 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of essays represents Clarke's thinking on a variety of subjects - Literary Studies, Religious and Philosophical, and Historical and Biographical. Essays include : Voltaire, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dualism in National Life, The Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, and more.Book Condition : Good-; Ex-Seminary Library; separation beginning inside front and rear covers, all pages intact; bookplate inside front cover, slip and pocket removed inside rear cover; light age discoloration at outside page edges, no markings to text; catalog labels at bottom spine and right top rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 American Missionary Association Archives as a Source for the Study of American History Clifton H. Johnson
New York NY United Church Board for Homeland Ministries 1970 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled booklet, 39 pages, undated (c. 1970). This work focuses on the historical role of the American Missionary Association particularly in working with African Americans from the abolitionist movement through Reconstruction via home missionaries, schooling, and Freedmen's Bureaus. Includes reproductions from the American Missionary magazine. Book condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner creasing; some toning around cover edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 The West Point Atlas of the Civil War Colonel Vincent J. Esposito
New York NY Frederick A. Praeger 1962 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oblong hardcover, 310 pp. w/152 maps. Each battle has a full page map and a full page of text on the facing page. First 16 maps cover Colonial Wars, the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Mexican War. Civil War maps are organized chronologically from Bull Run to the siege of Petersburg. Book Condition : Good; check marks to reading list, no other text marks; page tip stain to last several pages; hole to center of map 153 (Battle of Franklin); wear at cover corners and spine ends; staining to top text block. light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; creasing to several pages of introduction; one small stain to side text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 History of the Civil War in America Compete 4 Volume Set Comte de Paris
Philadelphia PA Porter & Coates 1876 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3 Library Binding, 1 original hardcover (Vol. IV), published 1876-1888. This is the complete set of the Comte de Paris' classic on the Civil War. He served on the staff of George McLellan during the Peninsula Campaign. 3018 pp. w/ 11 color fold out maps. Organized in a mixed manner, sometimes chronological sometimes geographical. Book Conditions : Good, Ex-College Library (Vol. IV Good-); bookplates inside front covers; pockets and slips inside rear cover; catalog labels on spine; limited text marks; scattered foxing mostly to first few pages of each volume; tearing to some fold out maps; Vol. III title page replaced and 2 maps missing; Vol. IV has a large chip and tape repair to the spine and some staining to the rear cover. No Dust Jackets as issued. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight (c. 12 lbs.). 
Price: 85.00 USD
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