• Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War. Volume 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865
      by James S. Pula
      $34.95
      Air Date/Time August 16, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 432 pages, hardcover, Savas Beatie

      The martial enthusiasm that engulfed tWith the publication of Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War: Volume. 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865, James S. Pula completes his magisterial work on this important Union command.

      The XI Corps served in the Army...Learn More

    • The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War (Civil War in the North)
      by Paul Taylor
      $45.00
      Air Date/Time August 2, 5:00 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 328 pages, hardcover, Kent State University Press

      The martial enthusiasm that engulfed the North when the American Civil War commenced in April 1861 vanished by the following summer. Repeated military defeats, economic worries, and staggering casualties prompted many civilians to question the war s viability. Frustration exploded into anger when Republican...Learn More

    • The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition
      by Manisha Sinha
      $37.50
      Air Date/Time August 2, 3:00 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 784 pages, hardcover, Yale University Press

      A groundbreaking history of abolition that recovers the largely forgotten role of African Americans in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War.

      Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening her scope beyond the antebellum period usually associated...Learn More

    • A Campaign of Giants–The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (Civil War America)
      by A. Wilson Greene
      $45.00
      Air Date/Time July 19, 5:00 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 728 pages, hardcover, University of North Carolina Press

      Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War’s longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Confederate...Learn More

    • Sixteenth President In Waiting

      Sixteenth President-In-Waiting: Abraham Lincoln and the Springfield Dispatches of Henry Villard, 1860-1861
      by Michael Burlingame
      $45.00
      Air Date/Time June 8, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 407 pages, hardcover, Signed on Bookplate

      Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and his departure for Washington three months later, journalist Henry Villard sent scores of dispatches from Springfield, Illinois, to various newspapers describing the president-elect’s doings, quoting or paraphrasing his statements, chronicling events in the Illinois capital, and analyzing the city’s mood. Michael Burlingame has collected all of...Learn More

    • Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War
      by Kristopher A. Teters
      $32.95
      Air Date/Time June 7, 5 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 240 pages, hardcover

      During the first fifteen months of the Civil War, the policies and attitudes of Union officers toward emancipation in the western theater were, at best, inconsistent and fraught with internal strains. But after Congress passed the Second Confiscation Act in 1862, army policy became mostly consistent in its support of liberating the slaves in general,...Learn More

    • I Held Lincoln
      by Richard E.Quest
      $24.95
      Air Date/Time May 17, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 224 pages, hardcover

      Lt. Benjamin Loring (1824–1902) lived the life of an everyman Civil War sailor. He commanded no armies and devised no grand strategies. Loring was a sailor who just wanted to return home, where the biggest story of his life awaited him.

      Covering almost a year of Loring’s service, I Held Lincoln describes the lieutenant’s command of the gunboat USS Wave, the Battle of Calcasieu Pass,...Learn More
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