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Their Horses Climbed Trees: A Chronicle of the
California 100 and Battalion in the Civil War,
from San Francisco to Appomattox
Rogers &
Rogers. This book tells the little known story of the
five hundred volunteers from California known as
the California Hundred and Battalion, who fought in
the East during the Civil War years as a part of the
Second Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry Regiment.
Size:6”x9”•20bwphotos•480pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1391-6•hard•$35.00
Lincoln’s Senior Generals: Photographs and
Biographical Sketches of the Major Generals
of the Union Army.
Tom Glass. Lincoln appointed
133 Major Generals to lead the union army. Their
photographs and biographical sketches are provided
in this candid view of the union war effort and its
high command. From varied civilian and military
backgrounds, they were all inexperienced in leading
large armies in the field. But as the war progressed,
so did their effectiveness.
Size:6”x9”•250bwphotos•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4035-2•hard•$59.99
Lincoln’s Funeral Train: The Epic Journey from
Washington to Springfield
. Robert M. Reed. The
Lincoln Funeral Train traveled nearly 1,700 miles
through eastern and mid-America with the remains
of President Abraham Lincoln. This captivating ac-
count documents its journey through more than 440
communities in seven states on the way to bury the
President, using photographs and historical accounts.
There were funerals in 11 major cities and ceremonies
in hundreds of others.
Size:7”x10”•131 illustrations•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4594-4•hardcover•$39.99
Colonels in Blue: Union Army Colonels
of the Civil War
Roger Hunt. A series that
features the colonels of the Union Army in the
Civil War. Most of them were citizen soldiers
from a wide variety of backgrounds. Motivated
by patriotic enthusiasm and personal ambition
but often lacking any real military expertise, they
nevertheless offered their services in defense of
the Union. Through photos and biographical
sketches their lives are now being remembered.
Vol.1
: The New England States
- Connecticut,
Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Island, Vermont
Size:8.5”x11”•430bwphotos•288pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1290-1•hard•$59.95
Vol.2
: New York
Size:8.5”x11”•640bwphotos•288pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1771-7•hard•$59.95
In the Saddle: Exploits of the 5th Georgia
Cavalry During the Civil War
Timothy Daiss.
In the Saddle is the story of a memorable Civil War
unit. The unit distinguished itself in battle from the
coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, to
the pathos and drama of the Atlanta battles, and
in harassing Sherman’s blue hosts. The story is told
using narratives, military sketches, and letters of
members of the 5th Georgia.
Size:6”x9”•30bwphotos•152pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0972-2•hard•$29.95
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Famous Lead-
ers and Battle Scenes of the Civil War
.
ThisfacsimileeditionofFrankLeslie’s19thcentury
Civil War history is illustrated with 740 period
engravings.Subjects includeportraitsofpolitical
and military leaders, forts, pivotal battles and
navalengagements,militaryencampments,and
majoreventsarrangedchronologicallytofollow
the course of the war.
Size:11.5”x16”•740bw images•544pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3996-7•hard•$99.99
Camp William Penn • 1863-1865: America’s
First Federal African-American Soldiers’
Fight for Freedom
DonaldScott,Sr.CampWilliam
Penn was the largest and first Civil War facility to
exclusively train Northern-based federal black
soldiers during the war. Located in Chelten Hills
just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, it was
the 19th-century’s epicenter of the Underground
Railroad. The complete story is told here.
Size:6”x9”•130color/bwphotos•384pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4253-0•hard•$29.99
The Officer Corps of Custer’s Seventh
Cavalry: 1866-76
JamesB.Klokner.Colorful
biographies of over a hundred officers who
servedunderLt.ColonelG.A.Custer fromthe
earlydaysatFt.RileytothedebacleattheLittle
BigHornRiver. Inadditiontonumerousperiod
photographsandmapsofthecampaignsand
expeditions of the regiment, this definitive
work also includes an impressive collection
of portraits, some never-before-published.
Size:8.5”x11”•200bwphotos/maps•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2660-8•hard•$59.95
Custer’s Best: The Story of Company
M, 7th Cavalry at the Little Bighorn
Schiffer LTD French MacLean. This book is
the most-detailed work on a single company
at the Little Bighorn ever written – the product
of multi-year research at archives across the
country and detailed visits to the battlefield
by a combat veteran who understands fields
of fire, weapons’ effects, training, morale,
decision-making, unit cohesion and the value
of outstanding non-commissioned officers.
Size:8.5”x11”•350color/bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3757-4•hard•$69.99
Fort Abraham Lincoln: Dakota Territory
Lee
Chambers. One of America’s most important 19th
century forts, Fort Abraham Lincoln was constructed
for infantry troops in the Dakota Territory and later
housed both infantry and cavalry troops to protect
construction crews building the Northern Pacific
Railroad. The first commanding officer was Civil War
hero Major General George Armstrong Custer, with
his famous 7th Cavalry. Custer was in command
of Fort Lincoln at the time of his fateful expedition
to the Little Big Horn.
Size:6”x9”•207bwphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3026-1•soft•$19.99
No Greater Calling: A Chronological Record
of Sacrifice and Heroism During the Western
Indian Wars, 1865-1898
Compiled by Eric S.
Johnson. Between the end of the Civil War and the
turn of the century it was upon the Western frontier
that the men of the U.S. Army were called to service.
Over 1,200 men would answer their nation’s greatest
calling, giving their lives in service to their country.
These men, their service, sacrifice and heroism have
finally been recognized in this comprehensive work.
Size:7”x10”•300bwphotos•408pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4255-4•hard•$39.99
Firestorm at Gettysburg: Civilian Voices
June-November 1863
Slade & John. Never
before have some of these photos been
shown or the narratives of the civilians been
told so completely. The stories are gleened
from diaries, letters, newspaper articles,
interviews, and books written by civilians
after the fact.
Size:8.5”x11”•160bwphotos•208pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0618-9•hard•$39.95
Civil War Quilts
Weeks & Beld. With over
170 photos and an engaging text, this book
tells the stories of fourteen extraordinary Civil
War quilts and the women who made them.
Some of these quilts tell love stories, others
relate the determination of women seeking
an active role in the war effort, and some of
patriotism and creative abilities of people
caring about others.
Size:8.5”x11”•200color/bwphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3936-3•hard•$39.99
Civil War Re-enactment
Hagan & Hagan.
For novice and historian alike, the human
drama of the Civil War is brought alive through
study, folk skills and stories, and re-living the
events of a hundred and thirty years ago.
David and Joan Hagan portray this drama
through their piognant pictures taken during
re-enacted battles.
Size:8.5”x11”•290colorphotos•112pp.
ISBN:0-88740-949-0•soft•$19.95
Haunted Battlefields of the South
Bush &
Freese. The ghosts of Civil War soldiers still inhabit
thebattlefieldsofAmerica’sSouthernStates.Haunted
battlefields at Perryville, Sacramento, Stones River,
Shiloh, Franklin, and Andersonville carry chilling
stories. Explore these battlefields to find invisible
rifle volleys, a disappearing cemetery, and soldiers
who await you.
Size:6”x9”•69bwphotos•160pp.
978-0-7643-3385-9 • soft • $14.99
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