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New York: Charles B. Richardson, 1865. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , 512,  pages. Frontis illustration. Occasional footnotes. Appendix. 8 Portraits. 5 Maps. Small lower right corner of pages 17/18 gone--no loss of text. Some page discoloration. Cover has wear, soiling and edge rubbing. Some hinge weakness noted. Spine worn and chipped. Pencil notation on fep. A military history of Sherman and his leadership, completed with the assistance of Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis and Sherman himself among others. Sherman's military legacy rests primarily on his command of logistics and on his brilliance as a strategist. The influential 20th-century British military historian and theorist B. H. Liddell Hart ranked Sherman as "the first modern general" and one of the most important strategists in the annals of war, along with Scipio Africanus, Belisarius, Napoleon Bonaparte, T. E. Lawrence, and Erwin Rommel. Liddell Hart credited Sherman with mastery of maneuver warfare, also known as the "indirect approach". In maneuver warfare, a commander seeks to defeat the enemy on the battleground through shock, disruption, and surprise, while minimizing frontal attacks on well-defended positions. According to Liddell Hart, this strategy was most clearly illustrated by Sherman's series of turning movements against Johnston during the Atlanta campaign. Liddell Hart also declared that the study of Sherman's campaigns had contributed significantly to his own "theory of strategy and tactics in mechanized warfare", which had in turn influenced Heinz Guderian's doctrine of Blitzkrieg and Rommel's use of tanks during the Second World War.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University, The United States Civil War Center, 1994. Limited Edition, number 437 of 1000. Wraps. United States Civil War Center, Monograph No. 1. This signed and numbered limited edition was exclusively for member of the United States Civil War Center. Signed by the editor, T. Michael Parrish, on the half title page. Scarce. , 37,  pages. Frontis illustration. Footnotes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Includes Introduction, and Reminiscences of the War in Virginia. Includes Introduction and Reminiscences of the War in Virginia. David French Boyd (October 5, 1834 – May 27, 1899) was an American teacher and educational administrator. He served as the first head of Louisiana State University (LSU), where he was a professor of mathematics and moral philosophy. He was also briefly the president of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama (now Auburn University). Boyd migrated to Louisiana and, in 1860, joined the faculty of the newly created Louisiana State Seminary of Learning. There, he became a close friend of William Tecumseh Sherman, who famously warned Boyd of the South's folly in pursuing a war with the North which it could not possibly win. During the war, Boyd initially served in the 9th Louisiana Infantry, a regiment that was part of the famed Louisiana Tigers. He transferred to the Western Theater, where he was a major of engineering. He was captured by militia and sold to the Union Army. After the war, Boyd returned to the Seminary as superintendent and later wrote the charter that transformed the institution into Louisiana State University, based in Baton Rouge. He was dismissed in 1880, but was restored as president of LSU in 1884.
Washington DC: Mathew Brady, c1861. Presumed one of multiple copies issued, few are presumed to have survived. Photograph. Format is approximately 10 inches by 8 inches for the backing. The image is approximately 8 inches by 6.75 inches. This is a photo of Mayor James Gabriel Berret and family members. The edges are chipped/pieces missing and there are tears and creases extending into the image. Small corner tape repair noted. On the back top left corner is a statement that this was photographed by M. B. Brady (part of photographed is missing). At the lower left corner is the address of Brady's establishment, 627 Penn. Avenue, Washington, D. C. Written on the back is the text " James G. Berrett--Mayor of Washington --D. C. My mothers uncle." Mathew Benjamin Brady (c. 1822–1824 – January 15, 1896) was one of the earliest photographers in American history. Best known for his scenes of the Civil War, he studied under inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, who pioneered the daguerreotype technique in America. Brady opened his own studio in New York in 1844, and photographed Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and Abraham Lincoln, among other public figures. When the Civil War started, his use of a mobile studio and darkroom enabled vivid battlefield photographs that brought home the reality of war to the public.
Basin, Wyoming: Big Horn Book Company, 1976. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. xiii, , 237,  pages. Decorative cover. Some soiling and wear to cover. Illustrations (some in color). Map. Includes chapters on Geography, Ancient Man, Indian Wyoming, Mountain Men, Emigrants to Wyoming, Communication and Transportation in Wyoming, Topography of Wyoming, Stormy Wyoming; Civil War Wyoming; The Bozeman Trail; Railroad Wyoming; Territorial Wyoming; Cattle Wyoming; Guns and Gold; Let Us Have Statehood; Wyoming Sheep-Wyoming Oil; Wonderful Growing Wyoming; Expanding Wyoming 1945-1976; and Changing Wyoming. William “Bill” Bragg Jr. became a historian, teaching Wyoming history at Casper College for two decades before turning to writing towards the end of his life. He won the Spur Award from the Western Writers Association in 1984.
New York: Sheldon & Co., 1864. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. 160 pages. tables, some foxing, soiling inside boards, boards scuffed and edges worn. Spine cloth and rear board had become separated and has been reglued. Rear board consequently is weak. Condition is fragile. Brockett, Linus Pierpont was an American historical and miscellaneous writer; born in Canton, CT, Oct. 16, 1820; died on Jan. 13, 1893. He graduated from Yale Medical College in 1843. After 1847 he devoted himself to literature; he contributed largely to encyclopædias, and published over 40 works, among which are: ‘History of Education’ (1849); ‘History of the Civil War’ (1866); ‘The Silk Industry of America’ (1876).
Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books [An imprint of the University of Nebraska Press], 2018. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xx, , 246,  pages. DJ has some wear, tears, and soiling. Foreword by Stanley McCrystal. Notes. Contributors. Maximillian Michael Brooks (born May 22, 1972) is an American actor and author. He is the son of comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. He is a senior fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point, New York. John Amble is the editorial director of the Modern War Institute at West Point and co-director of the Urban Warfare Project. He is also a military intelligence officer in the US Army Reserve and a veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a BA from the University of Minnesota and an MA in Intelligence and International Security from King’s College London, and has conducted Ph.D. research within the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at King’s College London. His work has appeared in academic journals and books published by the academic press. He is the co-editor of Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict. Lieutenant Colonel ML (Matt) Cavanaugh, Ph.D., is an active duty US Army Strategist with experience in 11 countries and assignments ranging from Iraq to the Pentagon and Korea to New Zealand. He has recently been named a Professor of Practice with the Arizona State University School of Politics & Global Studies, and is a co-founder of and a Senior Fellow with the Modern War Institute at West Point. Jaym Gates is an author and editor whose focus ranges from futurism consulting to disaster response.
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1997. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xx, , 320,  pages. Frontis illustration. Abbreviations Used in Notes. Illustrations. Map. Footnotes. Note on Primary Sources. Index. Inscribed and dated by the author on the Series title page. Minor edge soiling. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Canter Brown Jr. is a historian, professor and author. He was born in Fort Meade, Florida and earned his degrees at Florida State University. He has taught at Florida A&M University and has worked at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia. Brown has written on Florida and southern United States history, including Florida's Peace River Frontier (Orlando, 1991, earning him the Florida Historical Society's Rembert W. Patrick Award, and Ossian Bingley Hart: Florida's Loyalist Reconstruction Governor (Baton Rouge, 1997), winner of the Certificate of Commendation of the American Association of State and Local History.
Hartford: O. D. Case and Company, 1865. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. vi, 450,  pages. Illustrations. Worn, torn and stained. Part of fep gone. Names on end papers, fep and elsewhere. Junius Henri Browne (14 October 1833 - 2 April 1902 New York City) was a journalist. In 1861, he became war correspondent for the New York Tribune, was wounded at Fort Donelson, and taken prisoner while engaged in an abortive expedition to run the Vicksburg batteries. Browne was imprisoned for 20 months in seven different prisons, confined successively at Vicksburg, Jackson, Atlanta, Richmond, and Salisbury, North Carolina, prisons. On December 18, 1864, Browne escaped, along with journalist Albert Deane Richardson. They traveled together 400 miles through hostile country, and reached the Union lines on January 14, 1865. His list of Union soldiers who died at Salisbury, published in the Tribune, is the only authentic account of their fate. Afterwards, he was correspondent of the New York Tribune, New York Times, and other journals. His best-known works are Four Years in Secessia (1865), and The Great Metropolis: A Mirror of New York (1869). His Four Years in Secessia has descriptions of the American Civil War and information concerning the conditions of the prisons and the soldiers confined in them.