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The Bloody Ground (The Starbuck Chronicles, #4)
Nearly half of this, the 4th installment of Cornwell's Nathaniel Starbuck series, is taken up by the Battle of Antietam (or Sharpsburg), and Cornwell' ...more
Jun 19, 2010
Jun 20, 2010
Copperhead (The Starbuck Chronicles, #2)
Copperhead continues the story of Nathanial Starbuck, a Northerner who has found his home with a (fictional) Southern regiment during the US Civil War ...more
Jun 15, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
Rebel (The Starbuck Chronicles, #1)
Nathaniel Starbuck is a Northerner, the son of a Calvinist, fire-eating, abolitionist preacher, who finds himself in the South in Virginia at the outb ...more
Jun 13, 2010
Jun 12, 2010
Battle Flag (The Starbuck Chronicles, #3)
Cornwell in this series uses the very successful formula of his Richard Sharpe (Napoleonic Wars) series--a couple of outsiders Starbuck, a Northerner ...more
Jun 16, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
Pale Horse at Plum Run

“And I looked, and behold a pale horse,
And its rider’s name was Death,
And Hell followed with Him”

Revelation 6:8

This quote, which opens the book, sets
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
Tara Revisited: Women, War, & the Plantation Legend
When thinking of the South before the Civil War, the images that immediately come to mind are those of Scarlett O Hara, Rhett Butler, and Mammy from t ...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander
Porter Alexander was one of the most famous artillerymen in both armies. Starting off as an engineer, he was Lee s head of ordnance for the Army of No ...more
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Jul 23, 2009
General John Buford
The problem with any bio of Buford is a lack of original documents, such as correspondence. This hurts the picture of his early life and career. Longa ...more
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Jul 23, 2009
Winfield Scott Hancock: A Soldier's Life
A well-written although somewhat dry in style, detailed look at Major General Winfield Scott Hancock's life. Jordan does an excellent job of recountin ...more
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Jul 23, 2009
Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War
A well-written, very articulate memoir of the Civil War written 20 years later by a private in the Confederate Army of Tennessee.[return][return]While ...more
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Jul 23, 2009
Superb book. Set in Virginia during 1862, the protagonist, Cassius, is a slave on a Virginia plantation; the book is written from his point of view. F ...more
Apr 19, 2010
Mar 07, 2010
The Civil War: A Narrative
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Jul 14, 2009
Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman
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Jul 22, 2009
Memoirs and Selected Letters
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Jul 22, 2009
The Darkest Days of the War: The Battles of Iuka and Corinth
Dec 12, 2009
Jul 14, 2009
While in the Hands of the Enemy: Military Prisons of the Civil War
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Jul 13, 2009
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