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Malice Toward None
4.34
it was amazing
Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural address has been revered as one of the greatest speeches given by an American for nearly 150 years. Given during th ...more
Sep 10, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
 
Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
4.62
it was amazing
Dr. Mathew W. Lively provides a detailed analysis of the death of Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in his excellent study Calamity at Ch ...more
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
 
The Eterna Files (Eterna Files, #1)
3.18
it was amazing
Finally after several months of breathless anticipation the book was released this week by Tor Books. Let me just say that the wait was worth it! Full ...more
Feb 13, 2015
Jan 10, 2015
 
A Girl's Life in Virginia Before the War
4.20
it was amazing
I love reading memoirs written about the Civil War era, you get a real feeling what people thought about their world and the events that they witnesse ...more
Feb 25, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
Who Was George Washington?
4.08
did not like it
A poor introduction to George Washington. I have read other titles connected to the Who Was/What War/Were Was series and was very disappointed in this ...more
Jan 07, 2017
Jan 07, 2017
 
What Were the Salem Witch Trials?
4.01
really liked it
A clear and concise treatment of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. The Salem Witch Trials is one of the most puzzling chapters in American history. In J ...more
Jan 06, 2017
Jan 07, 2017
 
Maymont, an American Estate
5.00
it was amazing
A hidden jewel in Richmond, VA, Maymont was the palatial estate of financier Major James Dooley and his wife Sallie. Completed in 1893, the Dooley's l ...more
Dec 31, 2016
Dec 31, 2016
 
Confederate Soldier of the American Civil War: A Visual Reference
3.20
it was amazing
An excellent introduction to the Confederate solider during the American Civil War. Geared for young readers, though even adults can find the book inf ...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
Union Soldier of the American Civil War
3.75
it was amazing
"Union Solider of the American Civil War" by Denis Hambucken and Chris Benedetto explores the day-to-day life of the common Union solider. This volume ...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
Ghosts of Gettysburg VII: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield
4.19
it was amazing
What lurks on the battlefields of Gettysburg after dark? Does the spirits of those killed in July 1863 rise from their graves and re enact their blood ...more
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
 
Savannah Shadows: Tales From the Midnight Zombies Tour
4.11
it was amazing
A spine-tingling good read, paranormal investigator and founder of Savannah, GA's popular Blue Orb tours Tobias McGriff leads the reader through a wor ...more
Nov 19, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
 
Battlefields of Honor: American Civil War Reenactors
5.00
it was amazing
Mark Elson's beautiful photographs and Jeannie Stein's introduction and captions welcomes the reader to the often misunderstood world of Civil War ree ...more
Nov 20, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
 
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
4.01
really liked it
"Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot" is a delightful tale of magicians and manners set in an alternate England in 1817 where real m ...more
Jan 09, 2016
Mar 09, 2015
 
Haunted Plantations of the South
3.12
really liked it
A heartbroken young woman waits for her lover to return from the Civil War...150 years after the guns fell silent. Laughter and music is heard emanati ...more
Aug 2015
Aug 01, 2015
 
Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times
4.18
it was amazing
Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times is the companion volume of the museum exhibit highlighting the gorgeous costumes featured in PBS ...more
Jan 03, 2016
Jan 03, 2016
 
The Hammer and the Anvil: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the End of Slavery in America
3.62
really liked it
"The Hammer and the Anvil: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the End of Slavery in America" by Dwight Jon Zimmerman and illustrated by Wayne Va ...more
Feb 15, 2015
Feb 15, 2015
 
Southern Cross: Annuit Coeptis (CSA Confederate States of America, #1)
3.83
it was amazing
Received an ARC through Goodreads Firstreads.

July 2, 1863. General Longstreet convinces General Lee to flank the Union Army, preventing the disastrous
...more
Apr 05, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
 
The Marriage Game: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I
3.23
it was amazing
The best novel about Queen Elizabeth I since Margaret George's "Elizabeth I." Alison Weir's "The Marriage Game" transports the reader back to the tumu ...more
Mar 11, 2015
Dec 12, 2014
 
In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry
4.60
it was amazing
"In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry" by Sarah Nehama is a lavishly illustrated collection of some of the finest examp ...more
Sep 02, 2016
Jul 30, 2014
 
Fredericksburg
4.00
really liked it
A lighthearted journey through Fredericksburg, Virginia's history. De'Onne C. Scott charts the local landmarks through historic postcards produced bet ...more
Jan 06, 2017
Jan 06, 2017
 
Jane Austen Cover to Cover: 200 Years of Classic Book Covers
4.09
it was amazing
Received a copy of the book from the Goodreads First read giveaway.

I remember my first encounter with the works of Jane Austen. I had received my year
...more
Sep 12, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
 
Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice
3.40
it was amazing
Sometime in the late 1770's or early 1780's a portrait painter was commissioned by William Murray, Earl of Mansfield to capture the likeness of his ad ...more
Sep 16, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
 
The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson
4.36
it was amazing
Also of particular interest is Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White's The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson: The Mortal Wounding of the Confederacy's ...more
Apr 03, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
 
Her Highness, the Traitor
3.85
really liked it
I won a copy from the Anne Boleyn Files. This was the first novel by Susan Higginbotham that I have read, but it will not be the last. Her Highness th ...more
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Haunted Files from the Edge: A Paranormal Investigator's Explorations Into Infamous Legends & Extraordinary Manifestations
3.21
liked it
Entertaining look at the paranormal, but future reader's need to be aware that recent questions have been raised about Philip J. Imbrogno's credential ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 17, 2012
 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln
3.67
really liked it
To read my complete review please visit: http://michelle-hamilton.blogspot.com/
Jul 19, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
 
Death by Petticoat: American History Myths Debunked
3.35
it was amazing
"Death by Petticoat: American History Myths Debunked" by Mary Miley Theobald is a gem of a book. Devoted to the historical myths that we have all hear ...more
Nov 09, 2014
Nov 25, 2012
 
Abraham Africanus I. His Secret Life, Revealed under the Mesmeric Influence. Mysteries of the White House.
3.50
it was ok
Amazing example of Civil War era political propaganda. The author's hatred for Lincoln and his adminstration drips from every page. Great source for h ...more
Nov 19, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
 
Hail to the Chief
4.31
None
not set
Oct 09, 2016
 
World's Most Haunted Places/From the secret files of ghostvillage.com
3.76
really liked it
None
Aug 11, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
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