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The Battle of Dranesville
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In late December 1861 Brigadier General J. E. B. Stuart and Brigadier General E. O. C. Ord both led their infantry brigades out of their camps in search of forage. At this time they were both relatively unknown, though the following four years would see them both immortalized, Stuart switching arms to the cavalry and Ord switching theaters to the West.
Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
The Declaration Of Independence, A Short Explanation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As time goes by, languages change. Words and the way they are used change and their meanings can change. What may have sounded normal two hundred years ago could be hard to understand today. The purpose of the following is to define some of the words used in the Declaration using definitions and examples from that time period in a simple manner. Enjoy!
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west 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.
Benjamin Franklin- a timeline of greatness
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A timeline of Benjamin Franklin and his life, from invention to diplomacy and everything in between, its in this book
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 Gibson Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Before Barbie, the Gibson Girl epitomized female fashion and beauty of her era. She was the image every woman aspired to in Progressive America . She not only influenced fashion but changed all of American society. But, who exactly was this elusive Gibson girl?
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
Justice, Texas Style: Sam Bean
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Nonfiction » History » American
Justice, Texas Style in the wild days of the late 1800s and early 1900s was swift, violent and capricious. In many lawless places, the only law was that which was laid down by the most feared law-breaker. Criminals often wandered back and forth between 'lawing' and 'theiving'. Lawmen did the same. Based on real life people, this is the story of luckless Sam Bean, son of flamboyant Judge Roy Bean
AN AVIATORS DREAM
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The true story of a young woman from the 1930S who pursued her dream of aviation, flying during WWIIi as part of the WASPs, the Women Air Force Service Pilots during WWII.
Benson's Bad Boys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
True stories of murder and mayhem from the Old West. Benson, Arizona was founded as a railroad town in the San Pedro Valley in 1880 when Geronimo still roamed the valley and terrorized settlers and travelers. Benson never received the notoriety of its neighbor Tombstone, but the wild behavior of the Wild West—shootouts, saloons, hangings, fights—all happened in Benson.
Father's Day: History in the Making
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
No other day in American history is so precious to the men who raised us. But there once was a time when no one in America ever recognized the love, sacrifice and devotion our fathers give us. This is a story of how one determined woman changed the course of history in order to honor the men who love us.
Alpha Listing of William Owen (1611 – 1702) Family Line
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook is a an alphabetical listing of William Owen (1611-1702), originally from England, and came to Barbados around 1635. He took the Freeman's Oath in 1651 in Braintree, Massachusetts. The complete document is titled, "William Owen (1611 - 1702) & Elizabeth Davis from England to Massachusetts and Some of Their Descendants."
Defeating Terrorism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book would show you how to identify a would-be terrorist and teaches you what you can do to limit their operations or to stop the growth of terrorist cells within your community. Again, this book would let you know that although the intelligence officials, and the police play a bigger role in fighting terrorism, it cannot be done by them alone.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
KURBANI (Ultimate sacrifice)
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
It’s a story of Kashmiri Muslim Doctor who sacrifice his life to protect innocent American couple from terrorists,American couple help his family to move to USA and Doctor son Joined US army and fought against terrorist and sacrifice his life in Iraq.
Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
The Sky Fell on Alabama
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Five Florida Generations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A Genealogy of North Florida settlers of Madison, Suwannee and Lafayette Counties 1830 to 1945, surnames included are Garner, Landen, Johnson, Smith, Underwood, Webb, Sullivan, Parker, Stevens and others.