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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.
Robert E. Lee Fails: Mapping Gettysburg
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Did hubris lead Robert E. Lee astray in the Gettysburg Campaign?
Strategic Leadership, Southern Style: Civilian Statesmen in the Confederacy's War - American Civil War Civil Military Relations, Strategic Vision, President Jefferson Davis and His Secretaries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
When Jefferson Davis accepted the position of Provisional President of the Confederacy in 1861, he would not go it alone. Just as his counterpart in Washington was surrounded by senior civilian statesmen and professional military officers, Davis too had his Cabinet.
Asia Booth Clarke Sister of Abraham Lincoln's Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Asia Booth Clarke fled her Philadelphia and her native country in the aftermath of her brother John Wilkes Booth's assassination of President Lincoln. My research indicates that she never even came home for a visit. Married to Edwin Booth's acting partner John Sleeper Clarke, she compiled memoirs and biographies in her years in England. Her sons Creston and Wilfrid were both stage actors.
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.
Don Carlos Buell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Carlos Buell was likely removed from command of the Union Army in Kentucky because of political motives. My ebook considers editorials in the New York Tribune that demanded a true account of how Buell was relieved of his command following the Battle of Perryville, in 1862. Documents relating to the Buell Commission and the general's court martial were suppressed by the War Dept in the 1860s.
The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, 1861 - Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, The Fight for Missouri, From Belmont to Port Royal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This Army history publication, prepared in commemoration of our national sacrifices, provides details and analysis of the opening clashes of the War Between the States in 1861, including Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, the Fight for Missouri, Belmont, and Port Royal.
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
Spies of the Civil War: The History of Espionage In the Civil War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spires! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Civil War? Civil War spying had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with Saber's and Colt's. This book looks at the incredible history of espionage in the Civil War. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book.
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.
Letters from the War: The Civil War Letters of a Union Sergeant from the Front to His Home in Walton, New York, and Related Letters, 1862-1864
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Twenty-seven letters written home by Union enlisted men in the American Civil War, with maps and annotations.
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.
Alexander Stephens Vice President Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederate States of America, was a sickly man from childhood. He was short and weighed very little. At the time of Viriginia's secession from the U.S., in 1861, the capital of the Confederacy was moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia. Alexander remained behind at his Crawfordville, Georgia home instead. Some writers have criticized this.
Lowcountry Confederates: Rebels, Yankees, and South Carolina Rice Plantations
Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
TWO CIVIL WAR TALES. 1 ~ A Torpedo, an Admiral, and the USS Harvest Moon ~ An engineer from Brookgreen Garden's historic rice plantation near Myrtle Beach strikes a final blow for the Confederacy in one last naval operation; and 2 ~ A Sad Tale from a Tragic War ~ Memories of a special Lowcountry rice plantation feast sustain ragged Confederate soldiers through cold, heat, dust, mud, and despair.
William Clarke Quantrill Kentucky 1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » North America
William Clarke Quantrill is a misunderstood man whose artistic side emerges in a poem he gave the daughter of a sympathizer who remained loyal to the Confederate dream of an independent South. Quantrill's devotion to his men is evident in the research I have written my text from. The Civil War era was a cruel time in which prisoners captured by Quantill's Raiders were often murdered in cold blood.
Judah P. Benjamin Louisiana Senator & Secretary of War Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Judah P. Benjamin was the son of Orthodox Jewish parents. He was raised primarily in South Carolina before moving on the North Carolina, where he attended Fayetteville Academy. Reviewers of lengthy bios of Benjamin have surmised that he is a dull subject. One of the principal biographers was criticized for missing many pivotal issues in Benjamin's life. Judah lived in England after the Civil War.
Albert Taylor Bledsoe Abraham Lincoln Critic Confederate States of America Leader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Albert Taylor Bledsoe was a prominent leader in the Southern Confederacy. He helped craft the original constitution of the Confederate States of America. Just before the Civil War began he was a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Virginia. After leaving Illinois he held a similar position at the Univ. of Mississippi. During the war he was appointed acting Secretary of War in Richmond.
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.

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