Books tagged: war between the states

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Left by the Side of the Road: Characters without a Novel
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Left by the Side of the Road is a collection of short historical fiction. The characters are real people whose stories provide interesting sidelights on the main narratives of my other books. All take place in 1862, primarily in the coastal islands of South Carolina. They feature Union and Confederate soldiers, plantation slaves, missionaries and teachers, cotton agents, spies, and profiteers.
The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia: John Singleton Mosby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures a more romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Mosby of Virginia. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James penned a unique look at this iconic figure as a way to share this real-life soldier's story with her fiction fans. Mosby was the model for her fictional character, Alexander Hunter, in NOBLE CAUSE.
Chronicles of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Chronicles of War is a work of historical fiction following Iowa farmer and father of four Job Trites and his family’s experience of the Civil War. It's a fast moving narrative, scenes shifting between the Trites’ farm in Iowa to encampments along the Mississippi River, from letters and recollections to the battle of Arkansas Post. Careful research and creative storytelling, powerfully combined.
Three Brothers in Arms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When Fort Sumter falls, nineteen-year-old Charlie Dickey convinces his father to let him join the Union army. The story traces Charlie’s Civil War service in the 4th Illinois Cavalry as General Sherman’s bugler, member of General Grant’s escort and fighting alongside African American troops.
Matty's War
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Series: The Matty Trescott books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It’s Christmas 1863, and Matty Trescott has just arrived in Simsbury, Connecticut, to live with Cousin Neely and her family. Her farm in Kansas has been burned by Confederate raiders, her father and brother have joined the Union Army, and she has been sent to Connecticut for her safety. But Matty has other plans that will take her far away from New England.
Soldier in Her Lap
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sophia Carpenter feels like Cinderella working the dirt farm for her alcoholic papa. After being wounded, Confederate soldier Lucas Grady jumps out of the ambulance wagon and deserts, making it to Sophia’s farm before collapsing. Will he turn out to be Prince Charming or nothing but trouble?
Finding Roland McCray (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
The “Roland McCray” stories are reminiscent of Salinger’s “Catcher in the Rye”, Bradbury’s “Dandelion Wine” and Faulkner’s short stories! The way they are woven you feel what Roland feels; not all lightness and brightness, but like real life in all of its shaded details. A theme of remembrance and a bit of melancholy runs throughout the book, only serving to make it seem more real.
Hid Wounded Reb
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Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.