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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. 
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4 Gone for a soldier: The Civil War memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard : from the Alec Thomas Archives Alfred Bellard
New York NY Little, Brown 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition. 298 pp. w/ b&w and color illustrations by Bellard throughout. Serving in the Army of the Potomac (5th New Jersey Infantry) from the early days of the War through 1864, Bellard left a unique record of the life of a private in the Civil War. His pencil sketches and wash drawings compliment his descriptions of life during combat, in camp, and on the march. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear, chipping, ans some small tearing along edges, corners, and spine ends; mild rubbing; price unclipped. a 
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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: 15.00 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 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 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 The Battle of New Orleans Dufour, Charles L.
Friends of the Cabildo 1965 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a catalog, with introduction, for a 1965 exhibit about the Battle of New Orleans held at the Louisiana State Museum headquartered at the Cabildo in New Orleans. Contains one b&w cover illustration and one map. The booklet details the 113 (groupings of) items for the exhibition. Book Condition : Good; text unmarked; yellowing around edges of front cover; similar yellowing and staining to rear cover; corner curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 "We Are in for It!": The First Battle of Kernstown, March 23, 1862 Ecelbarger, Gary L.
Shippensburg PA White Mane Pub 1997 1572490535 / 9781572490536 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half title page. 370 pp. with b&w period photos and maps. This work examines the first major battle in Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah valley campaign of 1862. Relying heavily on soldier's letters and other primary sources, Ecelbarger provides one of the clearest accounts of this battle. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few spots to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light rubbing and creasing; light shelf wear at edges and corners; price unclipped. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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16 The Wilderness Campaign Edward Steere
Gaithersburg MD Old Soldier Books 1987 0942211294 / 9780942211290 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1987 Facsimile Reprint. 522 pp. w/ 27 maps. Organized chronologically, this microhistory of the Battle of the Wilderness details the opening of Grant's Overland Campaign. Subordinate commanders on both sides receive special attention - Longstreet, Hancock, Ewell, Sedgwick, Sheridan, et al. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; smudge/streak at bottom left front cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; mild shelf wear along edges; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Battle of Monroe's Crossroads and the Civil War's Final Campaign Eric J. Wittenberg
El Dorado Hills CA Savas Beatie 2006 1932714170 / 9781932714173 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on half title page. 334pp. w/ 42 b&w photos and 24 maps throughout. Examines the last large cavalry battle of the war, part of the Carolinas Campaign, when Confederate general Wade Hampton avoided the trap set by Union commander Judson Kilpatrick. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, a few small stains to bottom text block. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; price sticker remnant at bottom center rear; light shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 Paddy Owen's Regulars: A History Of The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers Ernsberger, Don
U.S.A. Xlibris Corp 2004 1413463339 / 9781413463330 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Vol. 2 only. 2nd part of regimental history covers the Gettysburg campaign, the Fall and Winter of 1863, the Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and Appomattox. The 69th is best known as the only Union unit to completely hold their position as Confederate units tried to breach the stone wall at the copse of trees during Pickett's Charge. The 69th suffered over 50% casualties during the battle. B&w illustrations, biographical details, letters, and orders. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover edge curling; bottom page tip creasing to 50 pp. in middle of book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Antietam, South Mountain, and Harpers Ferry: A Battlefield Guide (This Hallowed Ground: Guides to Civil War Battlefields) Ethan S. Rafuse
Lincoln NE Bison Books 2008 080323970X / 9780803239708 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
160 pp. w/ b&w photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. Part of "This Hallowed Ground: Guides to Civil War Battlefields" series. Stop by stop guide to exploring the Antietam (both inside and outside of the national battlefield park boundaries) and South Mountain battlefields, and the Harper's Ferry Siege from September 1862. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; mild crease to top left rear cover; price sticker remnant at bottom right rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 Confederate Military History : Virginia (Volume 3) Evans, Gen. Clement A. (Editor)
Secaucus NJ The Blue and Grey Press 1994 Reprint Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of a 13 volume set on Confederate Military history, this book details Virginia's military role in the Civil War and also covers the antebellum period including chapters on slavery and John Brown's raid. A list of Virginia military units and commanders, as well as brief biographies of major and Brigadier General officers, appear(s) at the end. Book Condition : good; former owner's bookplate inside front cover; no other internal markings; general discoloration due to paper quality; one stain to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good; creasing, chipping and some small tears at top and bottom edges and spine ends; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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