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Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
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.
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of the seminal slave narratives, Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years in Slavery, and Four Years in the White House also examines the life of Elizabeth Keckley after she purchased her freedom, and during her years as a successful businesswoman/dressmaker in Civil War-era Washington, where she became confidante to Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
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.
Spies and Spying in the Civil War: The Amazing Stories of Elizabeth Van Lew, Harriet Tubman, Thaddeus Lowe, Saving Mr. Lincoln, Intelligence Collection in the North and South, New Tools, Overseas
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique compilation of three documents provides a fascinating look at the role of spies and intelligence in the conduct of the American Civil War.
Ghosts of Gettysburg VIII: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » North America
Along with more ghost stories from Gettysburg, this newest addition to the Ghosts of Gettysburg series includes stories about places with a Gettysburg connection and tales of ghostly manifestations that have re-occurred in Gettysburg–a ghostly déjà vu.
U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theater 1862, plus Bibliography, Naval Strategy During the American Civil War - Lincoln, Grant, Battle of Shiloh, Vicksburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Three documents about the American Civil War are reproduced in this unique ebook. The anchor document, U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theater 1862, is a 2014 release of the Army Center of Military History.
America's Civil War - The Vicksburg Campaign: November 1862 - July 1863, The Chancellorsville Campaign: January - May 1863, Army Military History of the War Between the States
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Vicksburg Campaign: November 1862 - July 1863 - The campaign for the control of Vicksburg was one of the most important contests in determining the outcome of the Civil War. As President Abraham Lincoln observed, "Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."
America's Civil War 1861 to 1865 - Army Military History of the War Between the States from Secession and Fort Sumter to Lee's Surrender at Appomattox
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,740. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This Army history publication provides details and analysis of the Civil War from its beginnings in 1816 through its conclusion.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide: Gettysburg & Beyond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » North America
Gettysburg has become a place of mysterious stories and strange experiences. While author Mark Nesbitt can't provide the reader with specific times or places where the spirits may be intercepted on their journeys around the area made infamous by the Battle of Gettysburg, he does give advice on techniques, equipment, locations, and more to help in the quest to encounter the Ghosts of Gettysburg.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore, & legend
Dit boek gaat over de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin. Er wordt gesteld en beargumenteerd dat Turpin een Zwarte Piet figuur was en dat zijn terechtstelling een met regelmaat opgevoerd ritueel was, dat deel uitmaakte van de rituele cyclus van het jaar. Tevens worden nieuwe ontdekkingen onthuld over het geheime leven van John Wilkes Booth, de man die president Abraham Lincoln vermoordde.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore, & legend
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This book is about the English highwayman Dick Turpin. It is asserted and argued that Turpin was a Black Peter figure and that his execution was a traditional ritual, that was a part of the ritual cycle of the year. Also in this book new discoveries about John Wilkes Booth' secret life are revealed. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.
The Civil War Ends, 1865 - The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War, General Sherman, Grant, Lee, Beauregard, Federals, Confederates, Carolinas Campaign, Potter's Raid, Surrender at Citronelle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,490. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army provide unique insight into the events at the end of the American Civil War.
The American Civil War - U.S. Marines in Battle Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865 -War Between the States, Armstrong Gun, USS New Ironsides, Cape Fear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In the long and storied history of the Marine Corps, its contributions to the Union effort during the Civil War have often been relegated to a mere footnote.
Homemade Thunder: War on the South Coast 1861-1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Bloody warfare raged along the South Atlantic coast from 1861 until 1865, much of it overlooked in the headlines of the day, later quickly and happily forgotten. But it happened, American against American, brother against brother, father against son, neighbor against neighbor along the quiet tide creeks and hidden inlets and across the trackless, sighing green marshes.
The Haymarket Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Haymarket Affair came about through a chain of events which took place before the demonstrations actually happened. The Civil War was a major event in regards to the history of America because it played a major role in the way that the country progressed. This war was a long and bloody battle which was responsible for draining both the American population and economy.
The Regular Army Before the Civil War 1845 - 1860 - Ulysses Grant, Mexican War, Native Americans, Army and the Settlers, Mormons, Use of Camels, Civil Works, West Point
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The civil war remains our most contentious, and our bloodiest, with over six hundred thousand killed in the course of the four-year struggle.
Where the Battles Weren't
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Where The Battles Weren’t is a book about ten towns in the western United States who share a name with an important Civil War battle. From Gettysburg, South Dakota to Winchester, Oregon and Petersburg, Alaska to Vicksburg, Arizona, Where The Battles Weren’t takes readers on an exciting ride across the American West.

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