Books tagged: reconstruction

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Washington's KKK: The Union League During Southern Reconstruction
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The Union League was a Northern organisation with the mission of maintaining the illegal and undemocratic control of the Republican Party in the South ... Their coercion was directed not only at whites, but towards the freedmen who refused to support the Republican regime ... This book tells this long forgotten chapter in American history—the story of THE UNION LEAGUE, WASHINGTON’S KKK.
Knight of the Dixie Wilds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
No period in the history of the United States of America forms a field so rich with chivalry, romance and drama as the years between 1865 and 1870, the so-called days of the reconstruction of the South, during which period the Nation was born again and started on its climb to the top rung of power among the nations of the world.
The Wheelman: How the Slave Robert Smalls Stole a Warship and Became King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel involving the true story of Robert Smalls, the South Carolina slave who stole a Confederate warship, became a Union Civil War captain, fought his way to Congress, and became the reputed King of Beaufort County, South Carolina. Examines America's racial history from a very different perspective.
Loyal Valley: Captives
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When civilian investigators stumble upon Number Seven’s schemes, Lt. Col. Clint Donovan and his men must race across the state to save their lives and find out what they know. Meanwhile, a husband-hunting socialite runs away to Loyal Valley, only to discover that Texas is far more dangerous than she thinks. Who will keep his head and his life, and who will lose his freedom... or his heart?
Encampment: A Novel of Race and Reconciliation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In July 1913, Civil War veterans came to Gettysburg for a now-forgotten, week-long reunion that ended in a gesture of reconciliation between North and South. Encampment asks what if black veterans had been in attendance? What if not just blue and gray but also black and white had battled through their hatred and regrets, laid down their hurts and found a way to heal history?
Eagle Dancer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Caught... once honorable, Paul Baron is broken by war. He welcomes death at the hands of his enemies. Caught between the world of her Sioux mother and the turmoil brought by her white father's people, Hope is drawn to the brave enemy soldier her people are about to kill. Given one last chance, will they seize the gift of love... or will they let war and fear destroy everything worth living for?
Suzanne's Peace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's June 1918 and 15 year old Suzanne is waiting in exile for the war to finish and to return home to battle-scarred Ypres in Belgium. Join her in her journey through grief and dread towards discovery and hope, finding unexpected opportunities and characters amongst the chaos and destruction.
Life With Cancer and Beyond - My Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
To look at me, you’d never know all of the trauma I’ve been through. That I am not one, not two, but three times a breast cancer survivor. That’s right, – THREE times. How have I done it? Well, I have discovered a few truisms to cope day by day and I’ve developed some tips to help get along this “Life’s Journey.” If I can inspire, with hope, even one person, I will be truly happy.
The Fiddling Contest
Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.