Books tagged: reconstruction era

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The Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
By Katharine Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
The History of the Civil War for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The men had been marching for days, it seemed. It was late June in the year 1863, and they had been fighting for a long time. These Union soldiers were serious men and they recognized how important it was for them to keep fighting this war. Even so, there were times when it wasn’t easy. In their heavy blue uniforms made of dyed blue wool, they felt very hot. The sweat rolled down their foreheads
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
The Wagoners
By Claudine LeBeau
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Her life rescued from obscurity by the discovery of an old trunk packed with dusty records, follow Cynthia, a slave woman, as she is torn from her family, undergoes traumatic experiences, and gives birth to the only child she will ever keep, her son Lonnie. He, born just before Emancipation, leaves his mother and then the South behind as he strikes off for lands unknown.
In A Stranger's Arms
By Deborah Hale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
Wed to the Enemy! The War left Caddie Marsh a widow with only her children and Southern pride to sustain her. She'd do anything to salvage her family's rundown plantation, even wed one of the despised Yankees. It would be easier if Manning Forbes's integrity and kindness didn't stir up feelings he claims not to want from her… Previously published as Carpetbagger's Wife