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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.
Down In New Orleans: True Stories of a Fabled City
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of New Orleans told through narratives of the people, places and events that created the city on the Mississippi River with its character and soul. Over 300 hundred years of French adventurers, Spanish colonists and later hordes of Americans, this book reveals their personalities, motivations, agendas, emotions, temperaments and experiences . Surprise and intrigue populate the pages.
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."
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - November Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This frontier history includes the following stories on America’s origins: November 05, 1492 - Christopher Columbus learns of maize November 15, 1626 - Pilgrims Buy Out London Investors November 21, 1760 - Joseph Plumb Martin Born November 26, 1753 - Letter From John Franklin to Benjamin Franklin November 30, 1753 - Washington Departs from Logstown
George Washington and the Politics of War and Revolution: American Revolutionary Leadership, Washington's Command - Power of Symbolism, Unity, and Purpose, Awakening of a Continent, Analysis Framework
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Washington was a remarkable paradox; both a congruent output from the social system he was a part of and a remarkably aberrant agent when compared to his contemporaries. Washington's impact on the social and political system of the colonies emerged in two distinct phases.
Hotel Windsor Fire Fifth Avenue, New York City March 17, 1899
Price: $3.05 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
The Windsor Hotel was a fixture on Fifth Avenue in the late 19th century. John D. Rockefeller, authors Matthew Arnold and Oscar Wilde and foreign dignitaries stayed there regularly. My e-book looks at the day of the fire and recounts eyewitness accounts of events. It is likely that the inferno began on the first floor. A stray match or a blaze that began in the kitchen may have been responsible.
Coastal Fortifications and National Military Policy, 1815-1835 – History of Fortifications from Colonial Period to Third System, Military Policy After War of 1812, Monroe and Madison Guidance Report
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Coastal fortifications in the United States developed from the colonial practice of building temporary structures to a system designed to be permanent and enduring. Coastal fortifications became a focus of national military policy after the War of 1812.
Common Sense (Annotated)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy to rule over the American colonists.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
Commanders' Responsibilities in the Operations Process during the 1864 Red River Expedition - Defeat of Union General Nathaniel Banks Between Louisiana and Little Rock, Arkansas in American Civil War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
A commander has the responsibility to understand, visualize, describe, direct, lead, and assess his forces during the operations process. Failure to abide by any one of these responsibilities may lead to a disruption in operations.