Rare FORT PLAIN NY Montgomery County New York 1863 Civil War Era Newspaper MOHAWK VALLEY REGISTER, Fort Plain, New York, Jan. 1, 1863

Rare FORT PLAIN NY Montgomery County New York

MOHAWK VALLEY REGISTER, Fort Plain, New York, Jan. 1, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication Page 2 has: "General Banks at New Orleans" "The Army of the Potomac". A quite uncommon title from this town with a current population of 2300. Four pages, foxing, good condition.

  • ASIN: B07KXXQ957

News of the World

News of the

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks National Book Award Finalist—FictionIn the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna’s parents and sister; sparing the little girl, they raised her as one of their own. Recently rescued by the U.S. army, the ten-year-old has once again been torn away from the only home she knows.Their 400-mile journey south through unsettled territory and unforgiving terrain proves difficult and at times dangerous. Johanna has forgotten the English language, tries to escape at every opportunity, throws...

  • ASIN: 0062409212

The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era)

The Civil War in the West: Victory and

The Western theater of the Civil War, rich in agricultural resources and manpower and home to a large number of slaves, stretched 600 miles north to south and 450 miles east to west from the Appalachians to the Mississippi. If the South lost the West, there would be little hope of preserving the Confederacy. Earl J. Hess's comprehensive study of how Federal forces conquered and held the West examines the geographical difficulties of conducting campaigns in a vast land, as well as the toll irregular warfare took on soldiers and civilians alike. Hess balances a thorough knowledge of the battle lines with a deep understanding of what was happening within the occupied territories.In addition to a mastery of logistics, Union victory hinged on making use of black manpower and developing policies for controlling constant unrest while winning campaigns. Effective use of technology, superior resource management, and an aggressive confidence went hand in hand with Federal success on the battlefield. In the end, Confederates did not have the manpower, supplies, transportation potential, or leadership to counter Union initiatives in this critical arena.

  • ASIN: B0077DL4AI

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863 Civil War Era OLD Newspaper GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863

GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 * Heraldic eagle masthead engraving * Uncommon title * Civil War era original The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: "I licked him till he yelled like a puppy." showing a woman in a soldier's uniform whipping another soldier with an umbrella (see). A short article: "Power of Music In Battle" is nice (see). Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.


Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861-1865 (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era)

Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War

Though its most famous battles were waged in the East at Antietam, Gettysburg, and throughout Virginia, the Civil War was clearly a conflict that raged across a continent. From cotton-rich Texas and the fields of Kansas through Indian Territory and into the high desert of New Mexico, the trans-Mississippi theater was site of major clashes from the war's earliest days through the surrenders of Confederate generals Edmund Kirby Smith and Stand Waite in June 1865. In this comprehensive military history of the war west of the Mississippi River, Thomas W. Cutrer shows that the theater's distance from events in the East does not diminish its importance to the unfolding of the larger struggle.Theater of a Separate War details the battles between North and South in these far-flung regions, assessing the complex political and military strategies on both sides. While providing the definitive history of the rise and fall of the South's armies in the far West, Cutrer shows, even if the region's influence on the Confederacy's cause waned, its role persisted well beyond the fall of Richmond and Lee's surrender to Grant. In this masterful study, Cutrer offers a fresh perspective on an often overlooked aspect of Civil War history.

  • ASIN: 1469631563

Civil War Era Newspapers

Civil War Era

15 full-size historical front pages with coverage from the Civil War era- 1860-1865.

  • Brand: Collector's Armoury, Ltd.

Rare UTICA NY Mohawk Valley Oneida County New York 1863 Civil War Era Newspaper UTICA MORNING HERALD, New York, Jan. 15, 1863 Among the column hea.

Rare UTICA NY Mohawk Valley Oneida County New

UTICA MORNING HERALD, New York, Jan. 15, 1863 Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "The Raid Toward Richmond" "The Fifth Oneida Covers the Retreat from Fredericksburg" "Rebels Expect Stirring Scenes in North Carolina" "Capture of Rebel Dispatches" "Rebels Capture a Steamer" "Holly Sprints Evacuated" "The Rebels Busy Fortifying" & much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

  • ASIN: B07KXVL632

Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

Who Was Abraham

Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.

  • Brand: Grosset amp; Dunlap
  • ASIN: 0448448866

The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865

The War Outside My Window: The Civil War

LeRoy Wiley Gresham was born in 1847 to an affluent slave-holding family in Macon, Georgia. After a horrific leg injury left him an invalid, the educated, inquisitive, perceptive, and exceptionally witty 12-year-old began keeping a diary in 1860--just as secession and the Civil War began tearing the country and his world apart. He continued to write even as his health deteriorated until both the war and his life ended in 1865. His unique manuscript of the demise of the Old South—lauded by the Library of Congress as one of its premier holdings—is published here for the first time in The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865.LeRoy read books, devoured newspapers and magazines, listened to gossip, and discussed and debated important social and military issues with his parents and others. He wrote daily for five years, putting pen to paper with a vim and tongue-in-cheek vigor that impresses even now, more than 150 years later. His practical, philosophical, and occasionally Twain-like hilarious observations cover politics and the secession movement, the long and increasingly destructive Civil War, family pets, a wide variety of hobbies and interests, and what life was like at the center of a socially prominent wealthy family in the important ...

  • ASIN: 1611213886

re. BATTLE OF BULL RUN London England's Opinion 1861 Civil War Era Newspaper WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1861

re. BATTLE OF BULL RUN London England's Opinion

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1861 * re. Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia Page 4 has: "Mr. Russell's Account of the Battle of Bull Run", a writer for the London Times, with thoughts that he has a bias for the Confederacy (much like the U.K. due to their interest in the cotton market). Some additional war-related news on page 5 as well. Eight pages, 3 small worm holes just below the middle not affecting the Bull Run content, nice condition.

  • ASIN: B071FP1PM1
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