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And We Were Young Oundle School and the Great War
ISBN: HB: 9781912174195, Casemate, December 2018
432 pp., 17x24.5 cm, 300 black&white photos
"A boy, he spent his boy's dear life for England". These words from a poem of 1916 were written in reaction to the news that a young boy, who had left Oundle School just two years earlier, had shot himself, whilst stranded in the Libyan Desert. With...
HB: £29,95
Stay and Fight it Out The Second Day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, Culp's Hill and the North End of the Battlefield
ISBN: PB: 9781611213317, Casemate, June 2018
192 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 10 maps, 150 illus.
July 1, 1863, had gone poorly for the Union army's XI Corps. Shattered in battle north of the Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg, the battered and embarrassed unit ended the day hunkered at the crest of a cemetery-topped hill south of the village. Reinf...
PB: £11,00
Thunder in the Harbor Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the American Civil War
ISBN: PB: 9781611211856, Casemate, June 2018
168 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 150 black&white illus., 4 maps
At 4:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 1861, Confederate batteries opened fire. Thirty-four hours later, with their supplies running low but their honor satisfied, Federal forces lowered their tattered flag. The only casualty – an accidental death – came...
PB: £8,99
Caught in the Maelstrom The Indian Nations in the Civil War, 1861-1865
ISBN: HB: 9781611213362, Casemate, April 2018
288 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 1 map, 10 illus.
The sad plight of the Five Civilized Tribes – the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek (Muscogee), and Seminole – during America's Civil War is both fascinating and often overlooked in the literature. From 1861-1865, the Indians fought their own bloody civil war...
HB: £25,00
Custer's Gray Rival The Life of Confederate Major General Thomas Lafayette Rosser
ISBN: HB: 9781611213676, Casemate, April 2018
288 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 30 images, 9 maps
Tom Rosser served in nearly every battle of the Army of Northern Virginia. The lanky officer, known as much for his temper as his fighting abilities, graduated from West Point in 1856, began the war in the artillery, transferred to the cavalry, and e...
HB: £24,50
Generals of Shiloh Character in Leadership, April 6-7, 1862
ISBN: HB: 9781611213690, Casemate, April 2018
312 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 6 maps, 58 images
"Character is destiny" wrote Greek Philosopher Heraclitus more than twenty-five centuries ago. Douglas Southall Freeman, the Army of Northern Virginia's preeminent historian, echoed that view when he wrote, "Further study... may prove both more profi...
HB: £26,95
Truth Massacred The Battle at Fort Pillow, Tennessee, April 12, 1864
ISBN: HB: 9781611212822, Casemate, April 2018
432 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 3 black&white illus., 3 maps
By Civil War standards, the day-long Battle of Fort Pillow, Tennessee (April 12, 1864) was a rather small affair, and yet it is one of the most debated and polarizing events of the entire war. Its infamy rests in what history has concluded was the wh...
HB: £25,00
Union Soldiers in the American Civil War Facts and Photos for Readers of All Ages
ISBN: PB: 9781611213393, Casemate, March 2018
168 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 90 illus.
Some Confederates called him a "Bluebelly", "Mudsill", and even a "Lincolnite" (for President Abraham Lincoln), but the name that has carried down through the decades is simply "Billy Yank". Author Lance Herdegen tells his fascinating multi-faceted s...
PB: £12,00
By Fire and Bayonet Grey's West Indies Campaign of 1794
ISBN: HB: 9781911512608, Casemate, February 2018
208 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 12 black&white illus., 8 maps
There have been few books about Grey's glorious (but ultimately ill-fated) West Indies campaign in the early years of the long and terrible wars of 1793-1815, yet five of the subalterns in Grey's expeditionary force went on to command divisions in We...
HB: £25,00
Death and Disease in the Civil War A Union Surgeon's Correspondence from Harpers Ferry to Richmond
ISBN: PB: 9781611213591, Casemate, February 2018
168 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 35 images
Union surgeon James Dana Benton witnessed firsthand the suffering and death brought about by the ghastly wounds, infections, and diseases that wreaked havoc to both the Union and Confederate armies. A native of New York, Dr. Benton penned a series of...
PB: £13,95