• 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

    • Creating the Land of Lincoln
      by Frank Cicero
      $29.95
      Air Date/Time: April 14, 12 pm (Central)
      288, hardcover

      How three constitutions built the modern Prairie State

      In its early days, Illinois seemed destined to extend the American South. Its population of transplants lived an upland southern culture and in some cases owned slaves. Yet the nineteenth century and three constitutions recast Illinois as a crucible of northern strength and American progress.

      Frank Cicero Jr. provides an appealing new history of Illinois as expressed by the state’s...Learn More

    • Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War. Col 1: From the Defenses of Washington to Chancellorsville, 1862-63
      by James S. Pula
      $34.95
      Air Date/Time December 1, noon CST
      1st ed., 312, hardcover

      The XI Corps served in the Army of the Potomac for just twelve months (September 1862-August 1863), during which it played a pivotal role in the critical battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Thereafter, the corps hastened westward to reinforce a Union army in besieged Chattanooga, and marched through brutal December...Learn More