This wonderful self-portrait of the Confederacy is filled with carefully chosen and annotated selection of contemporary battle reports, general orders, letters, articles, sermons, songs, travel observations, and much more. Illustrated. "...an excellent anthology, worthy of the imitations it will enge... read more
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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire by Fletcher Pratt Best one-volume history brings the events, figures, and battles of monumental conflict vividly to life. Absorbing details of military campaigns, battlefield strategies, and personalities revealed in an audacious style.
Spies of the Confederacy by John Bakeless A fascinating and well-documented account of the true-life exploits of famous and obscure Southern spies who served the Southern cause. Essential reading for Civil War buffs, American History students, and spy story aficionados.
Recollections and Letters of Robert E. Lee by Robert Edward Lee This remarkable portrait of the idol of the Confederacy features personal reminiscences by his son as well as the general's letters to his family from the Mexican-American and Civil Wars.
Lee the American by Gamaliel Bradford Sympathetic portrait of an enigmatic man who was a model of decorum and honor, a moderate on the issue of secession, and a fierce yet chivalrous soldier. 10 black-and-white illustrations.
On Guerrilla Warfare by Mao Tse-tung, Samuel B Griffith The first documented, systematic study of a truly revolutionary subject, this 1937 text remains the definitive guide to guerrilla warfare. It concisely explains unorthodox strategies that transform disadvantages into benefits.
The Civil War: A Book of Quotations by Bob Blaisdell More than 700 quotes — arranged chronologically and divided into sections on specific topics and events — provide a running narrative by the many who lived through or died in the Civil War. Notes.
This wonderful self-portrait of the Confederacy is filled with carefully chosen and annotated selection of contemporary battle reports, general orders, letters, articles, sermons, songs, travel observations, and much more. Illustrated. "...an excellent anthology, worthy of the imitations it will engender." — The New York Times.
Reprint of the Longmans, Green and Co., Inc., New York, 1957 edition.
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