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The North & the South and Secession: An Examination of Cause and Right By Adam S. Miller
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The first of a four part series by Marian Publications examining the great American conflict of the mid-19th century. A unique examination and presentation from a traditional Catholic historical... More > perspective wherein author Adam Miller examines the cultural, political, and circumstantial causes of what is known as the Civil War, and does so from the Catholic and biblical view of authority. He demonstrates that the idea of the "sovereignty of the people" does not justify the right of secession as most Southerners hold. But a true principle in accord with God's revelation and Natural Law does justify the Southern cause. This book explains what it is. Mr. Miller also addresses numerous questions such as: - Who actually began the aggression? - Who was constitutionally in the right? - Was the war really fought over slavery as most Americans think? - Was it a "Civil War" in the true sense of the term? An eye-opening book that will cause a stir in many quarters< Less
The North & the South and Secession: An Examination of Cause and Right By Adam S. Miller
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The first of a four part series by Marian Publications examining the great American conflict of the mid-19th century. A unique examination and presentation from a traditional Catholic historical... More > perspective wherein author Adam Miller examines the cultural, political, and circumstantial causes of what is known as the Civil War, and does so from the Catholic and biblical view of authority. He demonstrates that the idea of the "sovereignty of the people" does not justify the right of secession as most Southerners hold. But a true principle in accord with God's revelation and Natural Law does justify the Southern cause. This book explains what it is. Mr. Miller also addresses numerous questions such as: - Who actually began the aggression? - Who was constitutionally in the right? - Was the war really fought over slavery as most Americans think? - Was it a "Civil War" in the true sense of the term? An eye-opening book that will cause a stir in many quarters< Less
Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and Civil Wars By General Dabney Herndon Maury
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This intriguing memoir follows the life and long military career of the author, from his life as a cadet at West Point and being wounded at Cerro Gordo during the Mexican War to his engagements with... More > Indians, experiences on the Manassas battlefield, and life after the Civil War. Maury, who was a classmate of George McClellan, Ulysses S. Grant and Stonewall Jackson, graduated from West Point in 1846 and went on to serve as a second lieutenant in the Mexican War. Upon the secession of Virginia, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was appointed Colonel of the Virginia Cavalry. After the Civil War ended, Maury explored various careers, ultimately serving as the United States Minister to Columbia. This narrative provides a unique perspective into the life of an extensive military career. It also includes rare sketches of Grant, Jackson and McClellan as West Point cadets.< Less
The Bluffton Expedition: The Burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, During the Civil War By Jeff Fulgham
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JUNE 4, 1863... As the sun began to set below the horizon across the May River estuary, smoke clouds still billowed from the burning homes and buildings of the town; when it rose on the morning of... More > June 5, it was evident that Bluffton's antebellum way of life had vanished forever. Perhaps in an omen of what was to come for the South, the burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, in 1863 was a prelude to the farewell of the Southern plantation era and of the institution of slavery. In the years leading up to the Civil War, Bluffton had gained national prominence as a hotbed of secessionist activity. The Bluffton Movement was sparked during a fiery political gathering held under a sprawling and magnificent live oak now referred to as the Secession Oak. The movement generated a dangerous whirlwind of political rhetoric that only war and devastation would silence. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jeff Fulgham has served in operations Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.< Less
The Bluffton Expedition: The Burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, During the Civil War By Jeff Fulgham
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JUNE 4, 1863... As the sun began to set below the horizon across the May River estuary, smoke clouds still billowed from the burning homes and buildings of the town; when it rose on the morning of... More > June 5, it was evident that Bluffton's antebellum way of life had vanished forever. Perhaps in an omen of what was to come for the South, the burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, in 1863 was a prelude to the farewell of the Southern plantation era and of the institution of slavery. In the years leading up to the Civil War, Bluffton had gained national prominence as a hotbed of secessionist activity. The Bluffton Movement was sparked during a fiery political gathering held under a sprawling and magnificent live oak now referred to as the Secession Oak. The movement generated a dangerous whirlwind of political rhetoric that only war and devastation would silence. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jeff Fulgham has served in operations Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.< Less
Chickamauga Dreaming: A Novel on the Civil War's Enduring Impact By William Mathis
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The crucial battles at Chickamauga and Chattanooga in 1863 foreshadowed the Confederacy's surrender, and they left the Weston family divided, diminished, scattered, and emotionally scarred for more... More > than a century. Well-hidden secrets and stunning misperceptions play major roles as the Civil War’s aftershocks rumble through five generations, finally reaching Ronayne and his son, Rob. When Rob refuses to emulate his father's fanatical and theatrical devotion to the family's wartime heritage, decades of conflict follow. The Civil Rights Movement’s sweep through the South complicates the relationship. Rob's sympathy for black aspirations jolts his father and fractures the family just as secession had 100 years earlier. Rob runs far away from his father and the South, but after a long and harrowing personal odyssey he is drawn back to his Chickamauga Battlefield roots. There he confronts his demons, counts his gains and losses, and contends with the Civil War's inextricable hold on his life.< Less
Chickamauga Dreaming: A Novel on the Civil War's Enduring Impact By William Mathis
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The crucial battles at Chickamauga and Chattanooga in 1863 foreshadowed the Confederacy's surrender, and they left the Weston family divided, diminished, scattered, and emotionally scarred for more... More > than a century. Well-hidden secrets and stunning misperceptions play major roles as the Civil War’s aftershocks rumble through five generations, finally reaching Ronayne and his son, Rob. When Rob refuses to emulate his father's fanatical and theatrical devotion to the family's wartime heritage, decades of conflict follow. The Civil Rights Movement’s sweep through the South complicates the relationship. Rob's sympathy for black aspirations jolts his father and fractures the family just as secession had 100 years earlier. Rob runs far away from his father and the South, but after a long and harrowing personal odyssey he is drawn back to his Chickamauga Battlefield roots. There he confronts his demons, counts his gains and losses, and contends with the Civil War's inextricable hold on his life.< Less
A Nation Severed: War of Brothers By T.A. Manchester
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Amidst the hellish backdrop of the year 1861, a family enjoys the comfort of life in Virginia. Jedediah Hinkley, father to William, Logan, and Jed Jr., lives with his brother, his brother’s... More > wife, and their three children Nathan, Abigail, and Maxwell. When the homecoming of Jedediah’s eldest son, William, draws the whispers of war into the home, the ethereal balance of lies and discrepancy tilt, threatening to shake the foundations of innocence thriving inside the hearts of the children. Tense rivalries surface from within, as Jedediah, who stands strong against secession, butts heads with his brother, Moses, who swears the second American Revolution is upon them. Awash in bloodshed, the children soon find themselves staring face down at one of the bloodiest chapters in a nation’s history. NOTE: The cover looks fuzzy, but will print perfectly clear.< Less
The Diary of Anita Dwyer Withers: 1860-1865 By Anita Dwyer Withers
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This diary, written by a devout Roman Catholic and wife of a Southron soldier describes the events of the War Between the States in short little notes about the events of day to day life and the news... More > and rumors of the times. It contains none of the flowing narrative of a memoir, but it does give us a glimpse into a life lived by faith in God and hope for a glorious new country.< Less
The Diary of Anita Dwyer Withers: 1860-1865 By Anita Dwyer Withers
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This diary, written by a devout Roman Catholic and wife of a Southron soldier describes the events of the War Between the States in short little notes about the events of day to day life and the news... More > and rumors of the times. It contains none of the flowing narrative of a memoir, but it does give us a glimpse into a life lived by faith in God and hope for a glorious new country.< Less