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Image for Military Records, Pensions Applications, Heirs at Law and Civil War Military Records From the Fauquier County, Virginia Court Minute Books 1840-1904

Military Records, Pensions Applications, Heirs at Law and Civil War Military Records From the Fauquier County, Virginia Court Minute Books 1840-1904

By: Joan W. Peters

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: P6599

ISBN: 188826599X

Condition: 122 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 122 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Many types of records are found in the court minutes. This volume contains those concerned with military affairs of the county, which includes data on men who served in the military.122 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 122 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Hardtack and Coffee: or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life

By: John D. Billings

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1887, 1990)

Seller ID: B3372

ISBN: 1556133723

Condition: 428 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1887, 1990), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 428 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


428 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1887, 1990), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 428 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Dr. Samuel A. Mudd and the Lincoln Assassination

By: John E. McHale, Jr

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1995)

Seller ID: M1691

ISBN: 0078841691X

Condition: 146 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 146 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Dr. Samuel Mudd's unwitting assistance to the disguised assassin of President Lincoln cast suspicion on Dr. Mudd, ultimately leading to his arrest, conviction, and imprisonment. Dr. Mudd was pardoned in 1869, but the country did not forgive the man named "Mudd". Today, the controversy over Dr. Mudd's involvement in the assassination remains unresolved despite endeavors to clear his name.146 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 146 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

The Confederate Dead in Brooklyn: Biographical Sketches of 513 Confederate POWs

By: John F. Walter

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W2452

ISBN: 788424521

Condition: (2003), 2004, 5½x8½, paper, index, 222 pp, Heritage Books


More than 500 Confederate soldiers are buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Brooklyn and Queens Counties, part of the City of New York. All of these men died while being held as prisoners of war in the New York area. Their stories deserve to be recounted. Mr. Walter has breathed life into more than 500 Confederate POWs via brief summaries of their military careers gleaned primarily through research with the Consolidated Service Records at the National Archives. He has also compiled a list which provides the correct names and/or units of those for whom the cemetery records are in error,... View more info

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The Baraboo Guards, A Novel of the American Civil War

By: John K. Driscoll

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1995)

Seller ID: D4122

ISBN: 0788441221

Condition: 310 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 310 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


They are only Wisconsin Militia—men and boys, farmers, loggers, tradesmen—until General John Gibbon dresses them in the Regular Army uniform and issues them those big black hats. From that moment forward, the Baraboo Guards—Company K of the Second Wisconsin Infantry Regiment of the Federal Army of the Potomac—are known on both sides of the lines during America’s Civil War as the fierce Black Hats of the Iron Brigade. This is the story of men of Wisconsin—hardy, independent, tough, willing to fight for nation and honor, but always determined to return (... View more info

Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons Part 1 and 2

By: John McElroy

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1993

Seller ID: M0851

ISBN: 1556138512

Condition: 1993, Heritage Books, Inc


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Confederates of Elmwood: A Compilation of Information Concerning Confederate Soldiers and Veterans Buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee

By: John W. Cothern

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)

Seller ID: C1827

ISBN: 0788418270

Condition: 242 pages, 8.5x11, (2001), 2007, 8.5x11, paper, 242 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Elmwood Cemetery was established in 1852, making it the oldest active cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee. Amongst its 70,000 burials are more than 1300 Confederate soldiers and veterans (including 24 generals). This compilation draws information from the burial records of Elmwood Cemetery and the compiled service records for those soldiers whose military units could be identified. Soldiers' entries are arranged alphabetically by surname, and include date of burial, location, and varying amounts of data related to their service. A plat (diagram) is included showing the placement of numbered graves ... View more info

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Union and Confederate Soldiers and Sympathizers of Barbour County, West Virginia

By: John W. Shaffer

Price: $27.00

Publisher: CC: (2005)

Seller ID: 9864-102

ISBN: 0806352647

Condition: 226 pages, (2005), , iv + 222 pp., paper, CC


226 pages, (2005), , iv + 222 pp., paper, CC View more info

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Created To Be Free: A Historical Novel about One American Family

By: Juanita Patience Moss

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)

Seller ID: M0704

ISBN: 1585497045

Condition: 398 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 398 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is the life story of a tenacious young black runaway from North Carolina who during the Civil War enlisted in an all white volunteer regiment from western Pennsylvania in 1861 and garrisoned in Plymouth, North Carolina in 1863.398 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 398 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina (April 17-20, 1864): The Last Confederate Victory

By: Juanita Patience Moss

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: M0852

ISBN: 1585498521

Condition: 372 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 372 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Are you familiar with the Battle of Plymouth? Plymouth, Massachusetts? No, Plymouth, North Carolina. If you have never heard of it, you are in the company of many others, even those who consider themselves avid Civil War buffs. The Battle of Plymouth took place on April 17-20, 1864. Even though the last shots were fired 138 years ago, the sounds of that terrible conflict are with us still. Interest in the Civil War does not wane and new facts continue to be uncovered. In this book you will read about the second largest battle in North Carolina. It was fought at Plymouth where the Confederates ... View more info

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The Forgotten Black Soldiers in White Regiments During The Civil War, Revised Edition

By: Juanita Patience Moss

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: M4647

ISBN: 0788446479

Condition: 180 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 180 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Have you ever seen the movie, "Glory," starring Denzel Washington? It was made in 1989 and it was the first time this author heard about the segregated regiments that had been organized during the Civil War, even though she had studied the Civil War both in high school and college. She was not alone in this. What she did know is that she had an ancestor who had been a Civil War veteran. In 1998, she learned about a new monument in Washington, D.C., created to honor the black soldiers and sailors who had served in the Civil War. What she was about to learn; however, was that her great g... View more info

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Custer’s Thorn: The Life of Frederick W. Benteen

By: Jules C. Ladenheim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: L3646

ISBN: 0788436465

Condition: 384 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 384 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book is offered as a concise biography of Frederick William Benteen, who saw service in the Civil War, at the Little Bighorn Battle, and in the subjugation of the Nez Perce. As a captain in the Seventh Cavalry, he was a pivotal character in the Custer saga. A study of Benteen’s life can be daunting. The many letters he left behind support divergent views of his character. Throughout her long life, Custer’s resourceful widow had unremitting contempt for Benteen, which she made no effort to conceal. Even today, his detractors are many. He may well be faulted for a long list of... View more info

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The Spy in Crinoline: Antonia Ford’s Civil War

By: Karla Vernon

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: V3642

ISBN: 0788436422

Condition: 226 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This intriguing novel offers a unique perspective on the Civil War. Antonia Ford, who lives at the important Civil War crossroads of Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia, finds it impossible to be a neutral bystander during the conflict. Initially, as the oldest child in a prosperous secessionist family, Antonia passes important information on troop movements to her friends in the Confederate army. When she is thrown in prison for spying, circumstances place her together with a handsome man she admires, Major Joseph Willard, a Union officer. Her prison ordeal and being sent South draw them closer to e... View more info

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Answering the Call: The Organization and Recruiting of the Potomac Home Brigade, Maryland Volunteers, Summer and Fall, 1861

By: Keith O. Gary

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1996, 2005)

Seller ID: G0521

ISBN: 0788405217

Condition: 312 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1996, 2005), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 312 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Based on the author's personal collection of original Civil War documents and letters, this volume provides a unique look at the people throughout Maryland who answered the government's call for volunteer recruits in the summer of 1861. Part I is a discussion of the origins of the Brigade, its organization, the process of recruitment, the regimental officers and company commanders. This section includes a listing of the actions in which each of the regiments participated. Part II contains facsimiles of letters of soldiers who served in the Potomac Home Brigade, with exact transcriptions on the... View more info

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Battlefields, Bibles and Bandages: Portraying an American Civil War Nun

By: Kelsey Jones

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2005)

Seller ID: J3582

ISBN: 0788435825

Condition: 116 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 116 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


European Nuns were trained in medicine and nursing throughout their long history. When they came to the United States as missionaries carrying the message of the Lord, they also brought with them their dedication to heal humankind of their physical wounds as well as their spiritual ones. Without their self-sacrifice, many of our Civil War ancestors wound not have lived. Now you can read their amazing history from the beginning of Christianity to the Civil War. This highly instructional manual will give you the basic facts of the life of Civil War Nuns and how to portray these women who served ... View more info

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We Are In A Fight Today: The Civil War Diaries of Horace P. Mathews and King S. Hammond

By: Kenneth A. Perry

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: P1539

ISBN: 0788415395

Condition: 234 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 234 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Over 900 men left Washington County, New York in September 1862 in response to President Lincoln's request for new troops. These men were organized into the 123rd NY Volunteer Infantry, which saw action at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and along the Alabama-Tennessee border, before being transferred to the command of General Sherman in 1864. Under Sherman's command the regiment participated in the captures of Atlanta and Savannah, the infamous March to the Sea, and the Carolinas Campaign. Among the records left by soldiers of this regiment, the diary of Horace P. Mathews, of Co. H, covers the ... View more info

The War of Confederate Captain Henry T. Owen

By: Kimberly Ayn Owen, Graham C. Owen and Michael M. Owen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: O0969

ISBN: 1585499692

Condition: 302 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 302 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


302 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 302 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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1890 Special Census of the Civil War Veterans of the State of Maryland: Volume VII, Baltimore County and Baltimore City Institutions

By: L Tilden Moore

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2005)

Seller ID: M3178

ISBN: 0788431781

Condition: 128 pages, 8.5x11, (2005), 2011, 8.5x11, paper, index, 128 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This Special Schedule of surviving soldiers, sailors, marines, and widows, etc. is a substitute for the missing 1890 U.S. Census. Each entry contains the name, highest rank held, organization, length of service, address, disability and remarks.128 pages, 8.5x11, (2005), 2011, 8.5x11, paper, index, 128 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-65: Volume 1

By: L. Allison Wilmer, J. H. Jarrett, & George W. F. Vernon

Price: $88.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1898)

Seller ID: W0002

ISBN: 094090702X

Condition: 850 pages, 8.5x11, (1898), 2007, 8.5x11, cloth, 850 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


The first of the original two volumes which were published under the authority of the General Assembly of Maryland in 1898 and are the standard reference for determining the unit or units in which a Marylander served in the Union Army or Navy. Taken from muster rolls of the office of the Adjutant-General of Maryland. This volume contains the history and list of those who served in the Army. Volume two (T0135) lists those who served in the Navy, Marine Corps, and the Colored Troops.850 pages, 8.5x11, (1898), 2007, 8.5x11, cloth, 850 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

1890 Special Census of the Civil War Veterans of the State of Maryland: Volume I, Garrett, Allegany and Washington Counties

By: L. Tilden Moore

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2002

Seller ID: M0764

ISBN: 1585497649

Condition: 226 pages, 8.5x11, 2002, 8.5x11, paper, index, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This special schedule is a substitute for the missing 1890 U.S. Census. Each entry contains the name, highest rank held, organization, length of service, address, disability and remarks. 226 pages, 8.5x11, 2002, 8.5x11, paper, index, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info