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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
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.
Captain Myles W. Keogh of "Wild" I Company Custer's 7th Cavalry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Comanche, the mount of Captain Keogh, was found with blood on his mane; not his own but that of his rider. Did the bold, courageous veteran of the Civil War ride among his men giving them encouragement, only to be shot from his horse and killed during the Battle of Little Bighorn? This book traces the life of Myles W. Keogh up to his untimely death on the plains of Montana.
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!
Flight to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Ebooks for Students, Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This is a story of almost unbelievable heroism and great daring, told with gusto and sincerity. It is told through the lives of courageous men and women—some of them known to us by name; most of them, unknown. The Underground Railroad managed the escape of Southern slaves to the North. It was carried on at first by a handful of people: ministers, farmers, the escaped slaves themselves.
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
The Tomb of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by Black Moon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An extensively researched, indispensible guide concerning Marie Laveau and the family members, friends, and strangers interred in the famous tomb. Featuring the first known statement to appear in print of Marie Laveau's own words as to her age and condition of health that was taken in a deposition by a Justice of the Peace on February 24, 1873.
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.
They Wanted Lincoln Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Separately, there were two plans to assassinate Lincoln on the fourteenth. One by the Vice-president of the United States and the other by the Secretary of War. Johnson’s assassin succeeded, Stanton’s assassin failed to show.
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?
Aviation Legends of the Battle Born State
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame recognizing the men, women, and organizations who pioneered aerospace and aviation in the Battle Born State of Nevada. Becoming the West Coast line of Defense during World War II, Nevada has produced the most astronauts of any state, the NERVA nuclear rocket engine, and the classified science and technology developed in obscurity at venues such as Area 51 & TTR.
El Ferrocarril de Panamá y su Historia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
El Ferrocarril de Panamá y su Historia un recuento de como se logró la construcción del primer ferrocarril construido en suelo americano. Todas las vicisitudes que atravesaron los constructores para erigir el primer ferrocarril del continente y el primero interoceánico.
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.
Intersection With History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 22, 1963, Fort Worth, Texas: Air Force One carries President Kennedy and his party to their next stop in Fort Worth’s sister city. But when shots ring out in Dallas, lives change. Among those are the author and his family. Intersection With History tells how that day refreshed old memories for a mother and former teacher, and how her oldest son’s life was changed forever by a hand shake.
An Indiana History Story a Day – August
Series: Hoosier History Stories - 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The thirty-one stories in the August edition include: August 05, 1816 - First State Elections August 07, 1791 - Battle of Kenapacomaqua August 16, 1862 - 72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Mustered August 26, 1938 - Cornfield Conference Began August 31, 1949 - Final Meeting of Grand Army of the Republic Soldiers - Civil War

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