Lincolns Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton(Civil War America)

Lincolns Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton(Civil War America)

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Book Author : William Marvel
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Total Pages : 364

Lincolns Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton(Civil War America) Book Detail/ Review :

Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), one of the nineteenth centurys most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincolns Secretary of War during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reconstruction. In the first full biography of Stanton in more than fifty years, William Marvel offers a detailed reexamination of

The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7--12, 1864

The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7--12, 1864

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ISBN Code : 9780807130674
Book Author : Gordon C. Rhea
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Total Pages : 481

The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7--12, 1864 Book Detail/ Review :

The second volume in Gordon C. Rheas peerless five-book series on the Civil Wars 1864 Overland Campaign abounds with Rheas signature detail, innovative analysis, and riveting prose. Here Rhea examines the maneuvers and battles from May 7, 1864, when Grant left the Wilderness, through May 12, when his attempt to break Lees line by frontal assault reached a chilling clim

Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter, 1860-1861

Lincoln  President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter, 1860-1861

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ISBN Code : 9780743289474
Book Author : Harold Holzer
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Total Pages : 560

Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter, 1860-1861 Book Detail/ Review :

One of our most eminent Lincoln scholars examines the four months between Lincolns election and inauguration, when the president-elect made the most important decision of his coming presidency there would be no compromise on slavery or secession of the slaveholding states, even at the cost of civil war.Abraham Lincoln first demonstrated his determination and leadership

To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864

To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864

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ISBN Code : 9780807131114
Book Author : Gordon C. Rhea
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Total Pages : 451

To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864 Book Detail/ Review :

With To the North Anna River, the third book in his outstanding five-book series, Gordon C. Rhea continues his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in the spring of 1864. May 13 through 25, a phase oddly ignored by historians, was critical in the clash between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia. Dur

Lincolns Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a Presidents Mission to Destroy the Press

Lincolns Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a Presidents Mission to Destroy the Press

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ISBN Code : 9781402207556
Book Author : Jeffrey Manber
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Total Pages : 296

Lincolns Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a Presidents Mission to Destroy the Press Book Detail/ Review :

In the blistering summer of 1861, President Lincoln began pressuring and ordering the physical shutdown of any Northern newspaper that voiced opposition to the war. These attacks were sometimes carried out by soldiers, sometimes by angry mobs under cover of darkness. Either way, the effect was a complete dismantling of the free press.In the midst stood publisher John Hodg

Chancellorsville

Chancellorsville

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ISBN Code : 9780395634172
Book Author : Stephen W. Sears
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Total Pages : 281

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Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E. Lees radical decision to divide his small army--a violation of basic military rules--sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous march around the Union army flank. Jacksons death--accidentally shot by one of his own soldiers--is one of the many fascinating stories

The Maps Of Gettysburg: An Atlas Of The Gettysburg Campaign, June 3 July 13, 1863 (Full Color)

The Maps Of Gettysburg: An Atlas Of The Gettysburg Campaign, June 3   July 13, 1863 (Full Color)

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ISBN Code : 9781932714821
Book Author : Bradley M. Gottfried
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Total Pages : 455

The Maps Of Gettysburg: An Atlas Of The Gettysburg Campaign, June 3 July 13, 1863 (Full Color) Book Detail/ Review :

After multiple editions and printings in just two years, the bestselling The Maps of Gettysburg is available for the first time in a full-color, hardcover edition Thousands of books and articles have been written about Gettysburg, but the operation remains one of the most complex and difficult to understand. Bradley Gottfrieds groundbreaking The Maps of Gettysburg: An

Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865

Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865

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Book Author : Thomas Lawrence Connelly
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Total Pages : 321

Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865 Book Detail/ Review :

Near the end of 1862 the Army of Tennessee began a long and frustrating struggle against overwhelming obstacles and ultimate defeat. Federal strength was growing, and after the Confederate surrender at Vicksburg, the total Union effort became concentrated against the Army of Tennessee. In face of these external military problems, the army was also plagued with internal con

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