History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers  War of 1861 5

History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers War of 1861 5


  • Author : Martha Reamy
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : WISC:89062185095


History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers War of 1861 5 Book Description :

Provides a complete index for all Maryland soldiers in the War of 1861-1865, which accompanied the two volume series. R0014HB - $21.50...

The Civil War in Books
Score: 5
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The Civil War in Books


  • Author : David J. Eicher
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0252022734


The Civil War in Books Book Description :

Provides a bibliography of Civil War books, divided into such categories as battles and campaigns, Confederate biographies, Union biographies, and Unit histories...

The Lost Civil War Diary of John Rigdon King

The Lost Civil War Diary of John Rigdon King


  • Author : Donald B. Jenkins
  • Publisher : Fonthill Media
  • Release Date : 2018-10-21
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


The Lost Civil War Diary of John Rigdon King Book Description :

On a crisp fall day in October of 1862, a precocious seventeen-year-old boy went into a bookshop in his hometown of Hagerstown, Maryland, and purchased a composition book. Into his new diary, John R. King would steadfastly record what he did, saw and heard daily, as the Civil War raged around him. During May of 1862, after learning the photography trade, John took portraits of Union soldiers stationed in the Shenandoah Valley. Then, on May 23, 1862, when he heard the sounds of battle, he attempted to flee on a wagon. He was soon captured by Stonewall Jackson's troops. His treasured diary was taken. Force marched to a Confederate prison, John vowed revenge. Two weeks after escaping from captivity, John joined the Union Army. He fought with fury, coura...

Thurgood Marshall
Score: 4.5
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Thurgood Marshall


  • Author : Juan Williams
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307786128


Thurgood Marshall Book Description :

This New York Times Notable Book of the Year, 1998, is now in trade paper. From the bestselling author of Eyes on the Prize, here is the definitive biography of the great lawyer and Supreme Court justice....

States at War  Volume 4

States at War Volume 4


  • Author : Richard F. Miller
  • Publisher : University Press of New England
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781611686227


States at War Volume 4 Book Description :

While many Civil War reference books exist, there is no single compendium that contains important details about the combatant states (and territories) that Civil War researchers can readily access for their work. People looking for information about the organizations, activities, economies, demographics, and prominent personalities of Civil War States and state governments must assemble data from a variety of sources, with many key sources remaining unavailable online. This crucial reference book, the fourth in the States at War series, provides vital information on the organization, activities, economies, demographics, and prominent personalities of Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey during the Civil War. Its principal sources include the Official R...

The Battle of the Wilderness  May 5   6  1864
Score: 5
From 4 Ratings

The Battle of the Wilderness May 5 6 1864


  • Author : Gordon C. Rhea
  • Publisher : LSU Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807155806


The Battle of the Wilderness May 5 6 1864 Book Description :

Fought in a tangled forest fringing the south bank of the Rapidan River, the Battle of the Wilderness marked the initial engagement in the climactic months of the Civil War in Virginia, and the first encounter between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. In an exciting narrative, Gordon C. Rhea provides the consummate recounting of that conflict of May 5 and 6, 1864, which ended with high casualties on both sides but no clear victor. With its balanced analysis of events and people, command structures and strategies, The Battle of the Wilderness is operational history as it should be written....