The Killer Angels (The Civil War Trilogy, #2)

The Killer Angels (The Civil War Trilogy, #2)In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation s history, two armies fought for two dreams One dreamed of freedom, the other of a way of life Far than rifles and bullets were carried into battle There were memories There were promises There was love And far than men fell o

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Grant

GrantUlysses S Grant s life has typically been misunderstood All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the w

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April 1865: The Month That Saved America

April 1865: The Month That Saved AmericaOne month in 1865 witnessed the frenzied fall of Richmond, a daring last ditch Southern plan for guerrilla warfare, Lee s harrowing retreat, and then, Appomattox It saw Lincoln s assassination just five days later and a near successful plot to decapitate the Union government, followed by chaos and

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Gettysburg

GettysburgA masterful, single volume history of the Civil War s greatest campaign n nDrawing on original source material, from soldiers letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W Sears s Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign He takes particular care in hi

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Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War

Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil WarWith a new introduction by Thomas L Connelly nThomas Jonathan Jackson was the most renowned and skillful commander of Confederate troops in the Civil War Not even Lee or Stuart matched his purely military intelligence his intransigence at Bull Run which earned him the name Stonewall , his knack

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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam

Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of AntietamCombining brilliant military analysis with rich narrative history, Landscape Turned Red is the definitive work on the Battle of Antietam n nThe Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation s history on this single day, the war clai

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With This Pledge (Carnton, #1)

With This Pledge (Carnton, #1)On the night of November 30, 1864, a brutal battle in Franklin, Tennessee, all but decimates the Confederacy and nearly kills Captain Roland Ward Jones A decorated Mississippi sharpshooter, Jones has a vision on the battlefield and, despite the severity of his wounds, believes his life will be spar

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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil WarThe newest installment in the New York Times 1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O Reilly s Legends and Lies The Civil War is a pulse quickening account of the deadliest war in American history n nFrom the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy s first conv

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