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Image for The Union Hole: Unionist Activity and Local Conflict in Western Virginia

The Union Hole: Unionist Activity and Local Conflict in Western Virginia

By: David Scott Turk

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1994)

Seller ID: T0029

ISBN: 0788400290

Condition: 154 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1994), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 154 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Paint Bank, in Craig County, was the core of what local citizen George A. Linton called the "Union Hole"-an area with mixed loyalties that sometimes swayed heavily to the north, in this traditionally southern state. This study of Civil War Unionism in western Virginia focuses on the dilemmas confronted by the people of Craig, Alleghany and Monroe Counties (the last presently in West Virginia), and contains an abundance of names and biographical information valued by genealogists. True tales about the underground of secret societies, prison escapes and local police actions illustrate th... View more info

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The Beginning and the End: The Story of Civil War Surrenders

By: Dayton E. Pryor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001, 2005)

Seller ID: P2007

ISBN: 0788420070

Condition: 500 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001, 2005), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 500 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Months before Fort Sumter was attacked, even before the Confederacy was formed, fifty-six U. S. forts, arsenals and ships were seized by the first states to secede, and one-seventh of the U. S. Army was surrendered to the militia in Texas. The Beginning and the End tells the dramatic story of these events, largely ignored in Civil War histories, and describes the Confederacy's other war preparations. It relates how, without guidance from the floundering Buchanan administration, a decisive army lieutenant saved Fort Pickens at Pensacola in January, while a naval commodore was court-martialed fo... View more info

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Illinois: Transcription of the Death Rolls, 1879-1947

By: Dennis Northcott and Thomas Brooks

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2003

Seller ID: 834407

ISBN: 972834400

Condition: 537 pages, 8.5x11, 2003, 8.5x11, paper, 537 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


537 pages, 8.5x11, 2003, 8.5x11, paper, 537 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Nevada Civil War Claims: Legislative Reports, 1888-1900

By: Diane E Greene, AG

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1888-1900)

Seller ID: G0956

ISBN: 1585499560

Condition: 486 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1888-1900), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 486 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This excellent resource book contains facsimile reprints of legislative reports submitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives for Nevada Civil War claims between April 16, 1888 and May 16, 1900. The reports are a goldmine of information, liberally peppered with the names of persons and places. Reports are written in a narrative style and offer a richly detailed explanation of conditions and events related to "the suppression of the rebellion." Reports concern: persons reimbursed for money expended during "the Indian war in 1860 in what was then western Utah, now Nevada;&... View more info

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The Civil War Diary of Lieutenant Robert Molford Addison, Co. E, 23rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, December 24, 1863 - December 29, 1864

By: Diane E. Greene

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: G0656

ISBN: 1585496561

Condition: 190 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2001, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 190 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Approximately 12,000 Union troops fought in the April 1864 battles of Sabine Cross Roads and Pleasant Hill in Louisiana. The diary covers the period December 1863 through 1864, discussing the battles and the Red River Campaign that followed.190 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2001, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 190 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

I Seat Myself to Write you a Few Lines: Civil War and Homestead Letters from Thomas Lucas and Family

By: Dona Bayard Sauerburger and Thomas Lucas Bayard

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S4167

ISBN: 0788441671

Condition: (2002), 2007, 8½x11, paper, index, 2 vols., 448 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


From Civil War soldier to homesteader, the life of Thomas Lucas and those of his family members are revealed in this book through hundreds of letters written during a span of more than fifty years. Thomas and his wife Letty grew up in a small Pennsylvania town, but their lives were disrupted in 1861 when Civil War broke out. Thomas heeded the patriotic call, leaving his pregnant wife and their baby daughter Millie to serve for three years in the First Pennsylvania Cavalry. The first section of this book covers the Civil War years. Through 380letters written by, and written to, Thomas Lucas, re... View more info

I Seat Myself to Write you a Few Lines: Civil War and Homestead Letters from Thomas Lucas and Family

By: Dona Bayard Sauerburger and Thomas Lucas Bayard

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: S4167-set

ISBN: 0788441671

Condition: 470 pages, 8.5x11, (2002), 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 2 vols., 470 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


From Civil War soldier to homesteader, the life of Thomas Lucas and those of his family members are revealed in this book through hundreds of letters written during a span of more than fifty years. Thomas and his wife Letty grew up in a small Pennsylvania town, but their lives were disrupted in 1861 when Civil War broke out. Thomas heeded the patriotic call, leaving his pregnant wife and their baby daughter Millie to serve for three years in the First Pennsylvania Cavalry. The first section of this book covers the Civil War years. Through 380letters written by, and written to, Thomas Lucas, re... View more info

Letters Home: Civil War Letters by Bishop Asbury Cook, Private in the 144th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Infantry

By: Donald R. Hunt, Sr. and Frank R. Hathaway

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: H1478

ISBN: 0078841478X

Condition: 374 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2000), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 374 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


374 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2000), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 374 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The Road to Glorieta: A Confederate Army Marches Through New Mexico

By: Donald W. Healey

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H2378

ISBN: 0788423789

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is the story of 3,000 stalwart Texans, who carried the Confederate banner into the deserts and mountains of the Southwest. They were a zealous and determined army of committed volunteers marching off to war at a time when anything seemed possible. Their untried general, Henry Hopkins Sibley, led the advance towards Arizona and New Mexico, and even envisioned the banner of their new nation flying above the waters of the Pacific! Relying heavily on diaries, memoirs, and other first person accounts, personalities, emotions, and narrative are pushed to the forefront. Often told in participant... View more info

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King William County in the Civil War, Along Mangohick Byways

By: Dorothy Francis Atkinson

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1990)

Seller ID: A0744

ISBN: 1585497444

Condition: 290 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1990), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, 290 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Dorothy Francis Atkinson, the granddaughter of a Confederate veteran, was born and raised on a section of the family farm which had been part of the battleground at Yellow Tavern. She graduated from Westhampton College with a major in history, from Emory University with a degree in library science, and served on the library staff of the University of Richmond and the Kanawha County Public Library in Charleston, West Virginia. Since her marriage in 1957, Mrs. Atkinson has lived in King William County in the 18th Century farmhouse, “Wyoming,” which overlooks the Pamunkey River where ... View more info

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Company C of the Twenty-Second Georgia Infantry Regiment in the Confederate Service

By: Dorothy Holland Herring

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: H0600

ISBN: 1585496006

Condition: 336 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 336 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is meant to be a history of one company from rural Georgia, composed of ordinary men, probably representative of most companies in the Army of Northern Virginia. It was impossible to separate the company from the regiment and to seperate the regiment from the brigade, so this is to a certain degree a history of the Blanchard-Wright-Sorrel Brigade.336 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 336 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Image for Saddle and Saber: The Letters of Civil War Cavalryman Corporal Nelson Taylor

Saddle and Saber: The Letters of Civil War Cavalryman Corporal Nelson Taylor

By: Dr. Gray Nelson Taylor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1993)

Seller ID: T0847

ISBN: 1556138474

Condition: 246 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 246 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


246 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 246 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Glimpses of Glory: The Regimental History of the 61st Illinois Volunteers with Regimental Roster

By: Drew D. Dukett

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: D1405

ISBN: 0788414054

Condition: 170 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2000), 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 170 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


March with the 61st Illinois Volunteers through the American Civil War in the Western Theater, and you will understand the character of the men who fought to preserve the Union during our nation's greatest challenge. Drew Dukett has written a wonderful story about ordinary men and their families enmeshed in extraordinary events. Glimpses of Glory provides a moving experience of the human dimension of war."- Dr. Charles E. White, author of The Enlightened Soldier and the former Chief of Military History at the United States Army Infantry School. The author opens with a brief look at the set... View more info

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In View of the Great Want of Labor: The Legislative History on Employment of African Americans in the Confederate States of America

By: E. Renee Ingram

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: I9018

ISBN: 1585490180

Condition: 237 pages, 8.5x11, (1999), 2002, 8.5x11, paper, index, 237 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Legislation enacted by both the General Assembly of Virginia and the Confederate Congress along with Confederate war records reflected the African American’s participation, free and enslaved, to meet the Confederacy’s agricultural, military, and technological demands. Compiled from records at the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration, In View of the Great Want of Labor includes a chronology of the Confederacy’s Legislative Sessions and the Secret Sessions, regarding the use of African Americans, free and slave, during the Civil War. Rare... View more info

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Forgotten Soldiers: History of the 4th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (USA), 1863-1865

By: Eddie M. Nikazy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1995)

Seller ID: N0241

ISBN: 0788402412

Condition: 172 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 172 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Many people may be unaware of any support for the Union in Tennessee during the 1860's and may be surprised to learn of the important role played by soldiers from East Tennessee. Based almost entirely on primary sources, this history relates the events in the record of the 4th Regiment. By examining the service records of 1,040 soldiers, Nikazy is able to give particular attention to personal detail and chronicle the lives of men from Greene, Grainger, Carter, Johnson, Cocke, and Washington counties. There is biographical data on both the officers and soldiers that include enrollment, rank, pr... View more info

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Forgotten Soldiers: History of the 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment (USA) 1861-1865

By: Eddie M. Nikazy

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1996)

Seller ID: N0571

ISBN: 0788405713

Condition: 288 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1996), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 288 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is the story of one of many Southern units that fought for the preservation of the Union. This book is based almost entirely on primary sources such as the Official Records of the War of Rebellion and muster rolls in the National Archives. The first third of the book presents an interesting and thorough background (fully annotated), and a brief history of the regiment, and then details of the regiment's organization. The bulk of the book is an appendix which summarizes the service records of 1,401 men who served with the 2nd Tennessee.288 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1996), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, ... View more info

Image for Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill:  The "War Memories" of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The "War Memories" of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

By: edited by David Gould and James B. Kennedy

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 387996

ISBN: 0873387996

Condition: 428 pages, ill., maps, cloth, Kent State University Press


John Henry Otto was born September 12, 1822, in Westphalia, Germany, and enlisted in the Prussian army sometime around 1845. According to his own account, he served in the war between Prussia and Denmark in 1848 and as a sergeant fought to suppress revolution in southern Germany. He was discharged in 1849 as a first lieutenant in the reserve but was called up again in 1850.He deserted the Prussian army and came to New York in 1853. He was a carpenter and cabinetmaker in Appleton, Wisconsin, with a wife and five small children, when the Civil War broke out. In August 1862 he enlisted in the... View more info

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In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The Civil War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863

By: Edward L. Ayers

Price: $16.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 2004

Seller ID: 326012

ISBN: 0393326012

Condition: 512 pages, 26 illustrations, 1 map. , paperback, W. W. Norton


Winner of the Bancroft Prize: Through a gripping narrative based on massive new research, a leading historian reshapes our understanding of the Civil War.Our standard Civil War histories tell a reassuring story of the triumph, in an inevitable conflict, of the dynamic, free-labor North over the traditional, slave-based South, vindicating the freedom principles built into the nation's foundations.But at the time, on the borderlands of Pennsylvania and Virginia, no one expected war, and no one knew how it would turn out. The one certainty was that any war between the states would be foug... View more info

The Gettysburg Battlefield: The Union Regimental Commanders, A Guide to the Battlefield Sites of the Union Regimental Commanders Who Were Casualties

By: Ethan F. Bishop

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: B3859

ISBN: 0078843859X

Condition: 368 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 368 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In this thoroughly researched volume, the reader will learn about the officers in direct command of the Union regiments who were casualties in the battle at Gettysburg. The reader will find a short biography on each officer, information concerning their wounding sites, the nature of their wounds, the hospitals where they were taken, the monuments pertaining to them, and subsequently their final resting places. This is the first volume in a four-part series on the Commanders at Gettysburg. It is arranged in chronological order, divided into each of the three days of battle, and then divided aga... View more info

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The Final Resting Places of the Gettysburg Commanders: A List of the Gravesites of the Corps, Division, Brigade, and Regimental Commanders Who Served at Gettysburg

By: Ethan F. Bishop

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: B2571

ISBN: 0788425714

Condition: 132 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, 132 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Final Resting Places of the Gettysburg Commanders is a complete Order of Battle for the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia who served at Gettysburg—with a twist. All known burial locations for the officers in command of the regiments, brigades, divisions, corps, and armies are given. This is the first time such a list has ever been compiled. This book is designed as a reference book for people preparing their own literary works to help complete the story. For the many amateur Civil War historians who enjoy searching out the resting places of their “heroes,â... View more info