VARINA brings Charles Frazier's readers back to the devastation of Cold Mountain, but with a meticulously researched and beautifully written inside look at the wife of Jefferson Davis, and how she was forced to cope with a life she never imaged after meeting the wealthy planter as a teenager.
|The Civil War in 50 Objects||Harold Holzer||
THE CIVIL WAR IN FIFTY OBJECTS gives a dramatic and unique account of the war. Each object was hand selected by Harold Holzer and comes from the collection of the New York Historical Society - with military and civilian items representing Union and Confederate sides.
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|Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero*||Michael Korda||
ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE UNLIKELY HERO* is a lavishly illustrated biography of a flawed leader. it is a look at his life and his presidency.
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|The Abolitionist's Daughter||Diane C. McPhail||
THE ABOLITIONIST'S DAUGHTER tells the story of a young woman who pleads with her father, a judge and abolitionist, to save the life of a young slave about to be auctioned away from his family. Little does she know that this decision will set off a series of tragic and painful events that will change her and her family'...
|The Rebel Wife||Taylor M. Polites||
THE REBEL WIFE follows a young Alabama widow in the aftermath of the Civil War. The death of her scalawag husband places a huge burden on this Southern belle just to survive with dignity.
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|Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington 1848 - 1868||Cokie Roberts||
CAPITAL DAMES: THE CIVIL WAR AND THE WOMEN OF WASHINGTON 1848 - 1868 includes never-before-published stories that show the women of Washington, DC and their Southern sisters forever changed the role of women in America. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best...
|The Civil War: The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It||Stephen Sears||
THE CIVIL WAR: THE FIRST YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins with Lincoln's election and carries through to January, 1862. It is a first-hand narrative from sixty participants and edited by three of the country's finest Civil War historians.
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|The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It||Stephen Sears||
THE CIVIL WAR: THE SECOND YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins with Fredeick Douglass' vision of an end to slavery in January 1862 and closes in January, 1863. It is a first-hand narrative from ninety participants and edited by one of the country's finest Civil War historians.
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|The Smoke At Dawn||Jeff Shaara||
THE SMOKE AT DAWN: A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR recreates the climactic months of the war in the West through the eyes of the leaders of both sides. The reader is allowed to follow planning and execution as never before. This is a meticulously researched and brilliantly written recreation of the action that will decide the...
|The Fateful Lightning: A Novel of the Civil War||Jeff Shaara||
THE FATEFUL LIGHTNING: A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR takes readers through the last eight months of the hellish war. Stories are told from the perspectives of the commanders as well as he ordinary foot soldiers. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best...