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Tales of the Maryland Extra Regiment
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Maryland Extra Regiment, a unit that never saw battlefield action, is often forgotten by historians who focus on the Revolutionary War. This e-book, a mix of social and military history, tells the stories of some of these soldiers and officers with the assistance of maps from the Library of Congress and other visualizations. It is a must-read for researchers, historians, and genealogists!
The Practical Guide to the United States Constitution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Practical Guide to the United States Constitution offers an accurate but entertaining look at the founding documents. It covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States Constitution, but with a side of fun. The mission is simple: to make the Constitution so easy to understand that even a career politician can grasp it.
The Book of Colorado Springs
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Book of Colorado Springs by Manly and Eleanor Ormes is the story of the founders, the founding, and the development of Colorado Springs. Established in 1871, Colorado Springs arrived at a time and place well situated to tie its early history to the broader expansion of the western United States in the post-Civil War era.
The History of Warsaw Illinois Including the Mormon Period
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Warsaw, Illinois- home of the mob that killed Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith in 1844. But the town is much more than that! A bustling Mississippi River town that was home to 4 U.S. presidential candidates, it has a fascinating 200 year history starting as the site of 2 early military forts, tensions with the nearby Mormons, then an economic boom and bust. A unique town with a unique history!
Army Transportation Corps History: 70 Years of the Corps, 1781 Yorktown Campaign, Military Rail, Logistics-Over-The-Shore (LOTS), Administration 1917 - 1942, Pack Mules, Staff Ride Peninsula Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This compilation of seven excellent reports has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The official historian of the Army Transportation Corps provides great histories of many Transportation Corps events.
Army Transportation Corps History: White House Landing - Sustaining the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War, Pamunkey River in Virginia, Contraband Labor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The official historian of the Army Transportation Corps provides a vivid account of supplying the army during the famous Peninsula Campaign in Virginia during the American Civil War.
Hail! Nene Kareena - A Novel of the Founding of the Five Nations
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American
A one-of-a-kind true story of how two Native American men, in their search for the meaning of humanness, are able to turn their sufferings, at once both tragic and sublime, into a multi-national triumph and set world democracy in motion in America 200 years before the consequent formation of the American union.
The Story of the River Front at New Orleans
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
The classic story of the New Orleans waterfront, c. 1955, is now in eBook format, including linked contents and index, and featuring all of the many illustrations and photographs found in the original paperback edition. Raymond J. Martinez was a prolific storyteller and historiographer of all things New Orleans, and in this work he accounts for many developments and people that still matter today.
Honor Unbound
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Biographical in nature and written in narrative form, Honor Unbound details Emma's traumatic childhood in Canada, her harrowing escape to the United States and the injustices she witnessed that forced her to disguise herself as Franklin Thompson.
The Contribution of Spain and Cuba to American Independence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This history of the contribution of Spain and Cuba to the American War of Independence continues to be largely ignored by the Americans and the world in general, including Spaniards and Latin Americans. This new presentation of my previous work includes three additional chapters with new data and information to make it more up to date.
We Stood Our Ground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
A groundbreaking work examining 18th Century Lexington and the Battle of Lexington.
Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peril and Promise is a collection of stories of conquest and world war, of disasters natural and unnatural. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, community leaders and colorful crooks There are stories of those who came to Alaska eons before the Russians of the 17th Century. The stories shed bright light on the singular character and the lasting legend of the Last Frontier.
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
West Virginia Histories Volume 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The West Virginia Histories series collects the best of those columns, divided into categories such as Animals, Crime, Civil War, Education, etc. Volume 1 presents samples from each category that will be featured in future volumes.
West Virginia Histories Volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The State of West Virginia was born by cesarean section, its survival chances precarious, its legitimacy in question. The last slaveholding state admitted to the Union, it is the only state that owes its existence to America’s Civil War. In Virginia’s counties west of the Shenandoah Valley grievances against the Richmond government had long threatened to rend the state in two, and when Virginia de
We Fought the Road
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
We Fought the Road is the story of the building of the Alaska-Canada Highway during World War II, a task that been likened to the building of the Panama Canal. Unlike most accounts that focus on the road's military planners, We Fought the Road is boots-on-the-ground and often personal, based in part on letters from the "Three Cent Romance," discovered in the authors' family papers.
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
The Columbia
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 99,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Columbia commemorates the disciplining and conversion of a wilderness river from a water passageway to a powerhouse and a source of irrigation. Here is the story of its explorers who came by boat and by foot, the canals, locks, and dams which flooded old landmarks to give new pioneers farm lands and electricity, and the story of the settlement of the Pacific Northwest.
Holy Old Mackinaw
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Holy Old Mackinaw is the rough and lusty story of the American lumberjack at work and at play, from Maine to Oregon. Beloved Northwest author Stewart Holbrook captures the life and color of a vanished American scene in this complete history of logging in the Northwest.
Jefferson County, Colorado - A Unique & Eventful History - Vol.2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
An amazing history of Jeffco. With 2,000 pictures, a must read for everyone living in the Denver area or interested in the history of Colorado and the West! NOTE: Because of file size constraints, Chapters 1-12 are in Volume 1. This is Volume 2 of 2.