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Josephine Earp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Josephine Earp The Legendary Life of the Wife of Wyatt Earp By World Watch Media Josephine Sarah Marcus was born in 1860 in New York City, the second of 3 kids of immigrants birthed by parents Carl-Hyman Marcuse (Henry Marcus) and Sophie Lewis. Her household was Jewish, and originated from the Posen area in Prussia, current-day Poland, around 1850. Her mom Sophie was a widow with a 3-year-old...
The Battle of Lexington: A Sermon and Eyewitness Narrative
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017 by Nordskog Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Who fired “the shot heard round the world” that fateful morning of April 19, 1775? Who were those brave men who stood against the best-trained army in the world? This book contains Jonas Clark’s Sermon from the one-year anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, and his eye-witness accounting of the event. Also included are historical poems, including Paul Revere's Ride by H. W. Longfellow.
Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
Weird West Coast: California Ghost Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Weird West Coast California Ghost Stories By World Watch Media Featuring: Hauntings at 2:22 The Blue Dog The Troubled Triangle A Haunting at Tequila Jacks The 2nd Street Ghost of San Jose A Chair is Still a Chair, but a House is not a Home When its Haunted The Hellhound of American Canyon Meemee's Ghost
Mysterious Midwest: Illinois Ghost Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Ghost Cat Haunted Lemp Mansion Rodney the Ghost One Chicago Haunted Dwelling The Invisible Clock The Haunted Antique Store Haunting at Old Chicago The Night Bells The Haunted Cornfield The Flying Flowers
An Indiana History Story a Day – June
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The thirty-one stories in the June edition include: June 03, 1861 - First Major Civil War Battle Involving Indiana Troops June 07, 1820 - Site of Indianapolis Chosen June 17, 1863 - Hines Raid June 20, 1903 - The First Mile-A-Minute Track Lap - Indiana State Fairgrounds June 27, 1859 - Railroad Bridge Collapse - Over 60 Killed
History of New York
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book delivers up to the minute information covering everything on this topic in only one hour of reading. It gives essential information in a straight-to-the-point, easy to read format.
A Year of Colonial American History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,900. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This December edition covers the historical events of December. The stories include both famous historical events as well as many forgotten little known, obscure facts.
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
An average government clerk presented a poem to President Ulysses S. Grant and a crowd of 10,000 people. Then J.P. Irvine and his words faded into history. Dustin Renwick, author of Irvine's biography, sifted through more than 20,000 pages of microfilm to uncover this forgotten Civil War poet’s work that illuminates a changing country.
Looking Back 1&2: 87 True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Think life in the country is boring? You won’t after you read this collection. From the unsolved to the unusual. From the historical to the hysterical. From the famous to the friendly. This is life in the Maryland mountains. These are the stories of Allegany and Garrett counties in Maryland. It's the stories of people who tamed the mountains.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - December Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following stories: December 02, 1772 - Franklin Sends Hutchinson Letters December 05 - 1621 - First Report of European Honeybees in the Colonies December 12, 1745 - John Jay Born December 19, 1732 - Poor Richard's Almanac First Published December 29, 1723 - Boston's Old North Church Opened
An Indiana History Story a Day – May
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The thirty-one stories in the May edition include: May 3, 1989 - Indiana General Assembly Passes the Lottery Act May 10, 1876 - Colonel Eli Lilly Opened A Laboratory On Pearl Street In Indianapolis May 14, 1828 - Probable Date Lincoln and Gentry Arrive in New Orleans May 17, 1820 - John Tipton Departs Corydon to Chose Site for Indianapolis
Guide to American Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.
Civil War Logistics: Effects of Logistics on Pea Ridge Campaign - Overall American Civil War Sustainment, Federal and Confederate Leaders, Battle in the Southwest Without Railroads or Navigable Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This study examines the logistical system that supported the Federal Army of the Southwest in the American Civil War during the Pea Ridge Campaign of January-March, 1862, under the command of Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis.
Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
The Sherry-Netherland Hotel Fire New York City April 12, 1927
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Sherry-Netherland opened for business on November 1, 1927. In the spring of '27 a large fire brought about construction delays. The failure of a standpipe nearly resulted in the building's destruction. My e-book looks at the era of great hotel construction in New York City. Architects designed the Sherry-Netherland, the Pierre, the Breakers (Miami) and many more great hotels in the 1920s.
An Indiana History Story a Day – April
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Indiana possesses a rich history that is fun to read and learn. An Indiana History Story a Day – April like the Indiana Bicentennial History Series that preceded it, presents Indiana history in an easy to read “this day in history format”
American Civil War History: Battlefield Atlas of Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864 – Road to Saint Louis, Battle of Lexington, Mine Creek, Marmaduke’s Raids, General Samuel Curtis, Sterling Price
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This exceptionally detailed and authoritative atlas of a major Civil War campaign is a superb leader development tool and educational reference, providing a heavy dose of tactical detail and a significant focus on the operational level of war. The campaign provides a host of issues to be examined.
Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
Fort Leavenworth: The People Behind the Names: People Who Have Left Their Mark on the Dowager Queen of Frontier Forts – Fort History, Geography, Buildings, Stained Glass Windows, Streets and Trails
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of the people and organizations behind the names used at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The scores of men and women of distinction associated with the United States Armed Forces who have served at this "Dowager Queen of Frontier Posts."