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1 Disarmament : The Intensified Effort 1955-1958 
Washington DC Department of State 1960 Second Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Revised edition of State Department booklet outlining arms control and disarmament proposals and negotiations for both conventional forces and nuclear weapons during the late 1950's. Includes inlaid 15 pp. booklet "The Great Antagonism" on psychology, propaganda, and war. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; light wear to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 The Geneses of the United States Army Corps of Engineers 
Washington DC Department of the Army Office of the Chief of Engineers 1978 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
September 1978 publication EP 360-1-2 covering the (then) 203 year history of the Army Corps of Engineers. In addition to photos and brief biographical sketches of the 46 Chief Engineers, this book contains a brief history of the organization, a section on the 15 Medal of Honor winners from the Corps of Engineers, and miscellaneous notes on the symbols of the Corps. Errata page inlaid in front of, and taped to left side of, title page. Softcover, 8 x 10 1/2 inches. Book Condition : Very Good; light wear to cover corners; no interior marks other than on the errata page; light crease to rear cover along stapled-edge side. 
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3 The Valley Forge Journal : A Record of Patriotism and American Culture: December 1991 ( Volume 5, Number 4) 
Valley Forge PA Valley Forge Historical Society 1991 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Journal 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This special issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Includes narrative account of the attack, several articles on the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, and excerpts from President George H.W. Bush's speech. Book Condition : Very Good+; binding tight; text unmarked; slight curling to cover corners. First Day of Issue Kentucky (bicentennial) stamp and cancellation on front free end paper. 
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. 
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7 The Summer Soldiers: The 1798 Rebellion in Antrim and Down Anthony Terence Quincey Stewart
Belfast, northern ireland Blackstaff Press 1996 0856405582 / 9780856405587 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of the United Irishmen Rising of 1798 against British rule. Relies heavily on primary sources in diaries, letters, and reports. Book Condition : good; no text marks; curl to front edge and cover corners; a few page tip creases; rubbing to covers; a few small marks on text block. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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8 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) 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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9 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 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 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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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 U.S. Army in World War II: A Pictorial Record (3 Volume Set) Center of Military History
NewYork NY Artabras Publishers 1990 0896600106 / 9780896600102 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
B&w photos, with accompanying text, are used to depict the chronological progression of the involvement of the United States Army. Vol 1 - The War Against Germany: Europe and Adjacent Areas; Vol 2 - The War Against Germany and Italy: The Mediterranean and AdjacentAreas; Vol 3 - The War Against Japan. Book Conditions ; Near Fine; no text marks; a few small marks to covers; minimal wear. No Dust Jackets, in glossy cardboard slipcase. 
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 Armistice 1918: Signing of the Armistice in the Forest Glade of Compiegne. Col. Codevelle
Friends of the Armistice of Compiegne 1950 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled softcover, 16 pp. w/ b&w photos. Undated, at least 1950 due to a reference to 1949 at the end of the text. Commemorative booklet. The train and the glade where the Armistice was signed became a park in the 1920's but was subsequently largely destroyed following Hitler's accepting the French surrender there in 1940 and the German occupation afterward. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; a small stain at left rear bottom cover corner; wear to cover corners; a few small stains to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 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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Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians TM 8-233, / AFM 160-18, Department of the Army and the Air Force
19 Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians TM 8-233, / AFM 160-18 Department of the Army and the Air Force
Department of the Army and Air Force 1953 Reprint Soft cover Good Plus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Army and Air Force Technical Manual. 298 pp. Book Condition : Good +; Pages are clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has a couple small spots and edge wear. Binding is tight. 8vo - over 7 " - 9" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 I Rode with Stonewall : The War Experiences of the Youngest Member of Jackson's Staff Douglas, Henry Kyd
Chapel Hill NC The University of North Carolina Press 1968 0807803375 / 9780807803370 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1984 17th printing. A long neglected manuscript detailing the experiences of the youngest aide to Stonewall Jackson. It covers his pre-war meeting with John Brown to his entire service with the Army of Northern Virgina, including after Jackson's death, at Gettysburg, the second Shenandoah Valley campaign, and Appomattox. Book Condition : Very Good; no text markings; bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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