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The Civil War Wedding By Charles A. Mills
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An entertaining look at the customs and superstitions of weddings during the Civil War era. Includes: Courtship, Engagements, Love Letters, Clothing, Superstitions, The Ceremony, Festivities, The... More > Honeymoon, Famous Civil War Couples, and more....< Less
A Boy's Experience in the Civil War By Thomas Hughes
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Thomas Hughes, born in 1850, was a boy in Civil War Richmond. This is his impressions of life, and the larger-than-life heroes he met during those four horrid years. Very interesting perspective on... More > the war.< Less
Sherman Civil War Letters By Laurie and Michael Curtis
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Nine private, previously unpublished Civil War Letters from John G. Sherman of Milan, Michigan are presented, transcribed, and discussed. Genealogical and historical information is presented to put... More > these letters into context of the life and times of the Sherman Family.< Less
Civil War Four Pack By Various Artists
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Civil War Four Pack presents four key primary texts for Civil War buffs and historians: Andersonville - A Story of Rebel Military Prisons - Fifteen months a guest of the so-called Southern... More > Confederacy - A private soldier’s experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence by John McElroy; Co. Aytch - A Side Show of the Big Show by Samuel R. Watkins; Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson and A Life of General Robert E. Lee by John Esten Cooke.< Less
Back to the Civil War By Ari Bar-Shain et al.
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This short collection features stories of time travel written by fourth graders at Fuchs Mizrachi School. Our authors go back in time and experience elements of Civil War life. All of the profits... More > earned by the authors go to Fuchs Mizrachi School.< Less
Back to the Civil War By Ari Bar-Shain et al.
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This short collection features stories of time travel written by fourth graders at Fuchs Mizrachi School. Our authors go back in time and experience elements of Civil War life. All of the profits... More > earned by the authors go to Fuchs Mizrachi School.< Less
1863 Civil War Diary By John Hildreth Atkins & John A. Irving
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This is the up close and personal life of a man in the Union Army of the Civil war. This is particularly interesting because our hero talks about everything from the weather to picking up the dead.... More > Though I do not know what his mission was, this soldier even went on a clandestine operation for two months. Very insightful and educational...even for seasoned veterans.< Less
Downing's Civil War Diary By Alexander G. Downing & Badgley Publishing Company
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Alexander G. Downing enlisted in the Eleventh Iowa Infantry on August 15, 1861 and kept a diary of his life in the Army until he was discharged on July 31, 1865. The 11th Iowa Inf. was assigned to... More > the Army of the Tennessee and became part of Crocker's Iowa Brigade. This unit participated in several major battles, including Shiloh, Vicksburg and Corinth. They were eventually assigned to General Sherman and took part in his famous "March to the Sea" where they fought in the Battle for Atlanta. As you read of this soldier's life during one of the most trying times in our country's history, you will gain an understanding of what it was like to be a soldier in that great war. Mr. Downing made entries for each and every day he served so you will find there were times of boredom as well as moments of terror. You will find both humorous and sad entries as well as the inner feelings of this truly remarkable American patriot who experienced so much in the four years he served his country.< Less
SAMUEL IRWIN and THE CIVIL WAR By An Irwin Family History Book
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SAMUEL IRWIN, 1830 -1894, enlisted in the Pennsylvania 67th Infantry Regiment during the Civil War on August 21, 1862 at the age of 32 years. He spent time as a prisoner of war and caught typhoid... More > while in a southern prison. Samuel was wounded twice in battles, first shot in the neck and if the mini ball had been an inch or two in a different direction, he would have been killed instantly. The second time during the Third Battle of Winchester, Virginia, he was shot in the arm and almost lost his life in the process if the arm had not been removed. A picture of the bullet that caused the wound is included in this book. THIRD BATTLE OF WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA - Because of its size, intensity, serious casualties among the general officers on both sides, and its result, many historians consider the battle the most important conflict of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. This book contains the only known CIVIL WAR PICTURE of SAMUEL IRWIN. Revised 2016.< Less
Voices from the Civil War By George J. Bryjak
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What was it like to live during the Civil War? Not only for the soldiers, but for their wives and children, mothers and fathers, sweethearts and friends? How did people in the North and in the... More > South cope with four years of fear and misery, death and destruction? In Voices from the Civil War, twenty-six women and men, black and white, young and old tell their stories, how they struggled to survive the greatest conflict in American history. Among the voices are an Alabama man who fought for the Union, a newly emancipated slave who refused to leave the plantation of her life-long bondage, a woman who lived in a cave with her starving family, a soldier who survived the nightmare of captivity in a POW camp, and a woman who secretly turned to prostitution to support her disabled veteran husband and their child. Grounded in historical fact, these fictional characters relate how they experienced the turmoil of warfare omitted in books that focus on generals, battles and military strategy.< Less

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