- Keyword = Civil War
Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Secession; With a Narrative of Personal Adventures Among the Rebels.
Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1862. 458 pages plus ads. Brownlow, a minister, had strongly supported the Union cause in the lead-up to the Civil War. He was active in a group of East Tennesseeans who sought to stay in the Union. His pro-Union positions gained him prominence in the North, to which he fled in 1862. This memoir was extremely popular during the war, selling a reported 100,000 copies. ISBN: 9781135486211.
First or early printing. Top of spine a bit chipped, else a very good hardcover copy in the publisher's original cloth binding.Book ID: 69336More details Price: $75.00
Prince and Boatswain: Sea Tales from the Recollection of Rear-Admiral Charles E. Clark
Greenfield, MA: E. A. Hall & Company, 1915. 105 pages. 5-3/4 by 8 inches. Clark was an officer in the U. S. Navy during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. ISBN: B007UEDEMA.
First edition (first printing). In blue cloth with gold lettering on the cover. A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Spine lightly faded with light wear to the edges.Book ID: 266102More details Price: $75.00
Our Great Peace Festival and Pow-Wow; to Be Held in Boston, June 1869 [cover title: Mose Skinner's Grand Peace Jubilee and Jewsharp Oratorio
Boston: Printed by Warren Richardson, 1869. 24 pages, including advertisements. A collection of short parodies and humorous sketches about the Civil War. In one place Skinner proposed that during his festival (to be held on the anniversary of George Washington's cutting down of the cherry tree), Confederate scrip would be legal tender. ISBN: B00I9ORZH0.
First edition (first printing). Cover and pages stained, thus only good.Book ID: 129941More details Price: $50.00
The Military and Naval Situation, and the Glorious Achievements of Our Soldiers and Sailors
Washington, DC: Union Congressional Committee (Printed by Lemuel Towers), 1864. 16 pages. A pro-Abraham Lincoln report on the military progress in the Civil War, issued to support the president's 1864 campaign. The author was the Washington editor of the New York Times. While this version was published anonymously, another issue has his name on the cover. ISBN: 281AIB1028316.
Priority of the two issues of this pamphlet are not known to your humble cataloguer. This copy is folded and stitched, as issued. Completely untrimmed. Library duplicate stamp in upper left corner.Book ID: 129942More details Price: $37.50
My Experiences in Service: or a Nine Months Man (Four parts)
Los Angeles: California State University, Northridge-Libraries, 1974. Four booklets. "The remarkable diary of a sensitive foot soldier in the Union ranks during the Civil War. Consisting of four notebooks of one hundred four pages each, the manuscript by James F. Dargan opens with his induction into Company D of the Fourth Massachusetts Regiment, Infantry, September 17, 1862, and continues to August 27, 1863." American Classics Facsimile Series. ISBN: B0006W95BM.
First edition (first printing). Near fine copies in orange printed wrappers (paperback), stapled, with numbers 1-4 on the booklets. Limited edition, #191/200 copies.Book ID: 265737More details Price: $35.00
The New York Ladies' Southern Relief Association, 1866-1867: An account of the relief furnished by citizens of New York City to the inhabitants of the devastated regions of the South immediately after the Civil War. With: Report of the New York Ladies' Association Southern Relief Association, 1868
New York: The Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1926. 115 pages. ISBN: B00085UNRW.
First edition (first printing). Very good in gray printed wrappers (paperback). Ex-lib. copy from Historical Society of Montana with withdrawal stamp and library numbers.Book ID: 264475More details Price: $30.00
Government of the Territories: Speech of Hon. Richard Brodhead, of Penn., in the House of Representatives, Saturday, June 3, 1848 ... upon the subject of slavery in the territories, and in support of the resolution of the Baltimore Convention in relation to slavery
[Washington, DC]: Congressional Globe Office, 1848. 7 pages. A state's-rights argument for Congress to stay out of the slavery issue: "Inasmuch as we cannot admit the blacks to terms of political or social equality, and all the States have jurisdiction in regard to them, the compromises of the Constitution, as well as sound policy, enjoin neutrality on the part of Congress.". ISBN: 281AIB0116044.
First edition (first printing). Paper browned and lower corner margin missing, else very good in unstitched self-wrappers.Book ID: 54009More details Price: $25.00
Lee: A Dramatic Poem
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926. 139 pages. A play in verse about the Civil War. ISBN: B000HHDK0S.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a dust jacket with loss to the spine head not affecting text and other short chips and tears along the edges.Book ID: 262066
1875. Francis M. Cockrell was a Brigadier General in the Confederate army. He was wounded at Vicksburg and at Franklin before being captured at Ft. Blakely. Later he was elected as a Democrat from Missouri to the U.S. Senate where he served from 1875-1905. ISBN: 281AIB1049291.
Signature clipped from letter, 3 x 0.5 inch: "Yours Sincerely F. M. Cockrell".Book ID: 264872
Civil War Extra Box Set - Volumes 1 and 2 - A Newspaper History of the Civil War. From the Collections of Eric C. Caren, Introductions by Brian C. Pohanka.
Castle Books, Inc, 1999. ISBN: 9780785811688.
Very GoodBook ID: 240832
The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It (Library of America)
(New York): 2012. Library of America volume 221. ISBN: 9781598531442.
First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Subscribers edition, in a fine slipcase. Still sealed in publisher's original shrinkwrap. (Note: Since this is sealed your humble cataloguer cannot say for certainty that this is a first printing, but the previous owner subscribed to LOA and all the other unsealed books are firsts). Publisher's notes laid in.Book ID: 193065More details Price: $18.00
The Untold Civil War: Exploring the Human Side of War
National Geographic, 2011. ISBN: 9781426208126.
Very GoodBook ID: 107625More details Price: $16.00
Running the Blockade: A Personal Narrative of Adventures, Risks, and Escapes During the American Civil War
Heritage Books, 1991. 180 pages. A reprint of the 1896 version published by John Murry in London. ISBN: 9781556134586.
Very good in wrappers (paperback) with a very good fold out map.Book ID: 56512More details Price: $15.63
Photographic History of Civil War
Portland House, 1997. ISBN: 9780517201558.
Very GoodBook ID: 87753
The Civil War: An Illustrated History
Knopf, 1990. ISBN: 9780394562858.
Very GoodBook ID: 58849
Sherman: A Memorial in Art, Oratory, and Literature by the Society of the Army of the Tennessee with the Aid of the Congress of the United States
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1904. 410 pages. ISBN: B001PHW1GS.
Very GoodBook ID: 139226
Fighting for the Confederacy : The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander
University of North Carolina Press, 1989. ISBN: 9780807818480.
Very GoodBook ID: 107619
Eyewitness to the Civil War
National Geographic, 2006. ISBN: 9780792262060.
Very GoodBook ID: 258340More details Price: $12.00
Civil War Sketch Book: Drawings from the Battlefront
W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. ISBN: 9780393072204.
Very GoodBook ID: 176929More details Price: $12.00
Reminiscences of the War in Virginia
First Edition Thus
Baton Rouge: The United States Ciivil War Center, 1994. 37 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Boyd. ISBN: 281AIB1049015.
First edition thus. A near fine copy in gray printed wrappers (paperback), stapled.Book ID: 264474More details Price: $10.00