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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.
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.
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.
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, 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.
Essential Guide to Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad, Civil War Intelligence and Spying, Leadership, Life of Slavery, Servant Leader, Spirituality, Women in the Civil War, Minority Women Officers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of important government reports and studies dealing with the incredible life of Harriet Tubman.
Battle Tested!: Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
You may never visit the Gettysburg battlefield, but understanding historic lessons from Battle Tested! will have a profound influence on not only your leadership abilities, but also your life, organizations, and career.
Campaigns in Mississippi and Tennessee: February - December 1864 - The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War - Meridian, General Sherman, Forrest, Washburn, Lee, Fort Pillow Massacre, Johnsonville Raid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book about the U.S. Army campaigns of the Civil War examines the Mississippi and Tennessee campaigns of 1864.
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.
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.
Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops 1862-1867 - South Atlantic Coast, Gulf Coast, Mississippi River, Southern States, Reconstruction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 278,200. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is primarily an operational history of the Colored Troops in action. Other works have dealt with such subjects as the Colored Troops and racial discrimination, the soldiers' lives in camp and at their homes, and how these men fared as veterans during Reconstruction and afterward. Instead, Freedom by the Sword tells what they did as soldiers during the war.
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.
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.
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.
Gettysburg Handbook and Insider's Travel Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Jessica James. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » History » North America
Updated for 2013! The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Gettysburg Handbook is written by a native Gettysburgian to give visitors tips on what to see and where to go. It includes lists of "must-see's, restaurants where the locals eat, and other best-kept secrets, as well as off the beaten path historical markers that may be of interest.
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.
Confederate Blockade Runners In Action
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Major William A Campbell was a Confederate blockade runner who retired to Los Angeles in the years following the Civil War. His first hand account, as captain of the blockade runner Jane, is one of the central parts of my work "Confederate Blockade Runners In Action". Blockade running was essential to the Confederacy to ensure the safe passage of cotton from southern ports to England.
Worst Seat in the House- Henry Rathbone's Front Row View of the Lincoln Assassination
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Willow Manor Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth changed the world with a single bullet. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln had many repercussions and for Henry Rathbone they were profound. Henry was the only man to confront Booth and attempt to apprehend the assassin. While Henry wasn't officially blamed, he blamed himself, and years of mental anguish followed, resulting in him murdering his wife.
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.
The Army and Reconstruction, 1865-1877 - The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War - Military, Presidential, Seven Southern States Rejoin the Union, Reign of Terror, Army Takes on the Ku Klux Klan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: 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 role of the Army in Reconstruction.
Millard Fillmore Whig Party Leader President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » History » North America
Millard Fillmore was a Whig Party leader who rose to prominence as the controller of New York State. He idolized Henry Clay, a most prominent Whig Party leader of the era. Fillmore was an admirable man who seldom lashed out at opponents or people who provoked him. His ascendance in politics reads like a Horatio Alger story. His childhood was poverty stricken. He moved from Aurora to Buffalo.