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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 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 
Price: 12.50 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: 15.00 USD
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6 Jeff Davis Pie (Civil War Recollections) Anderson, Robert L.
West Virginia Robert E. Anderson 2000 0971797617 / 9780971797611 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page. Privately published fiction 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. 2004 2nd Printing. Book Condition : Near Fine; slight crease at top right front cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Abraham Lincoln The Gettysburg Address and American Constitutionalism de Alvarez, Leo Paul S. editor
Irving TX University of Dallas Press 1976 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Contains 5 essays on the Gettysburg Address and its connections to the Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution. Essays are : "Lincoln's Perpetuation Speech", "A Reading of the Gettysburg Address", "The Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Independence", "American Constitutionalism and the Virtue of Prudence : Philadelphia, Paris, Washington, Gettysburg", and "Reflections on Lincoln's Political Religion". Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; wear/crease to right front bottom cover corner which also effects the first few pages; price sticker remnant at top front right and bottom right rear covers. 1st publication by the University of Dallas on the American political tradition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 Stonewall Jackson G.F.R. Henderson
New York NY Longmans, Green, & Co. 1949 Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Authorized (1 Volume) American Edition, 1949 4th printing. 737 pp. w/ 2 b& w plates, 28 maps, and 5 fold out maps in rear pocket. Classic biography elucidates how Jackson's early orphaned life and religious beliefs shaped him. Includes his time at West Point and VMI. Details the tactical brilliance of Jackson while providing an objective critical analysis of his battlefield decisions. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; toning to free end papers, less to side text block; a few white marks on light blue covers. Dust Jacket Condition : Poor; flaps detached and inlaid; tearing, edge wear, rubbing to remainder. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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