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.
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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.
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. New Edition [Stated]. Hardcover, 2 volumes in a slipcase. Volume I, xl, , 460 pages. Volume II, x, , 459,  pages. Chart. Chronology. Illustrations. Footnotes. Maps. Notes. Index. Introduction by Philip Van Doren Stern. Introduction to New Edition. James Dunwoody Bulloch (June 25, 1823 – January 7, 1901) was the Confederacy's chief foreign agent in Great Britain during the American Civil War. Based in Liverpool, he operated blockade runners and commerce raiders that provided the Confederacy with its only source of hard currency. Bulloch arranged for the purchase by British merchants of Confederate cotton, as well as the dispatch of armaments and other war supplies to the South. His secret service funds are alleged to have been used to plan the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. During the 1880s, a young Theodore Roosevelt, known as T.R., persuaded his "Uncle Jimmie" Bulloch to write and publish an account of his activities during the Civil War. The Secret Service of the Confederate States in Europe was published in two volumes in 1883. T.R. wrote to his mother telling of his success with the project saying, "I have persuaded him to publish a work which only he possesses the materials to write." In return, Uncle Jimmie spent considerable time schooling his energetic nephew on the operations of wind-powered ships in the Age of Sail and explained much about ship-to-ship fighting tactics, as Theodore had no personal experience or training in early 19th-century naval warfare. Roosevelt drew from this tutoring, and his long hours spent in libraries researching the official records of the U.S. Navy, for his book The Naval War of 1812.
Aldershot: Gale & Polden, Limited, 1938. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xv, , 216 pages. DJ has wear, tears, chips, and soiling. Note inserted at page 7 indicates all maps face north. Half page Corrigenda insert at page 1. Frontis illustration. Maps (some with color, many folding, including large folding map in rear pocket). Footnotes. Chronological Table. Index. Stamps inside front cover and on title page indicate that this copy was for the use of His Majesty's Forces. DJ has wear, soiling, and is price clipped. Explanatory Note. Bibliographical Note. The title of this book was suggested by the fate that three notable books, each written by a military expert, had recently been published in England on Lee, Grant, and Sherman. The author was referring to Robert E. Lee, The Soldier by General Sir Frederick Maurice, Grant and Lee by General J. F. C. Fuller, and Sherman by Captain Liddell Hart. Each general in turn is held up to our admiration, yet obviously all three cannot be equally admired, and it was the aim of this work to try and strike a balance between the rival protagonists. The author cast this study in the form of an outline of events in the campaign of 1864-65, with a commentary at the end of each phase. Sections have been included on the little-studied but strictly relevant and illuminating campaigns of Generals Hood and Early. A Chronological Table was provided at the end and was designed to convey to the eye a swift and proportionate picture of the whole vase war-theatre of the '64-'65 Campaign.
Providence, R. I. J. A. & R. A. Reid, 1988. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 445,  pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Index. Decorative front cover. Cover worn and spine faded. Some endpaper and page soiling. Name of previous owner (R. B. Justus of Carnegie, PA) written in ink inside front cover. Frank A. Burr served with the Second Michigan Cavalry and was a noted historian and author. Richard Josiah Hinton (November 26, 1830 – 1901) was a journalist, author, abolitionist, officer commanding African American soldiers in the American Civil War, Freedmen's Bureau official, and U.S. government official. He was from England. He came to the United States in 1851. He reported from Haiti for James Redpath's Pine and Palm newspaper. He was an abolitionist who moved to Kansas in 1856 to help stop the spread of slavery. As the Civil War started he helped recruit "colored" Union army units. He served as an officer with the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry Regiment in 1862 and then as captain of Company B, 2nd Kansas Colored Regiment. He wrote about General Philip Sheridan, Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, and poet Richard Realf. He held several politically appointed positions within the federal government (i.e., United States commissioner of emigration in Europe in 1867; inspector of U.S. consulates in Europe; special agent to President Ulysses S. Grant to Vienna in 1873; special agent to the Departments of Treasury and State on the frontier and in Mexico in 1883.).
Shippensburg, PA: Beidel Printing House, Inc., 1983. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 281, pages. Rear endpaper is a map. Frontis illustration. Footnotes. Illustrations. Maps. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Preface and nineteen chapters. Signed with sentiment by both authors on fep. During WWII Millard Bushong taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point and at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. He authored a textbook used by the cadets at West Point. He also authored four major published works, and numerous journal articles. In 1974 Dr. Bushong was named an Outstanding Teacher of America. With the outbreak of World War II, Dean McKoin accepted a position with Pan American Airways in New York City. While living there, she met Dr. Millard Bushong who was a professor of history at West Point. In 1948, they married and relocated to Richmond where Dr. Bushong had accepted a position with the University of Richmond. Mrs. Bushong corroborated with Millard Bushong in the writing of the biography of General Thomas L. Rosser CSA.
Manassas, VA: United Daughters of Confederacy, 1973. Enlarged Edition, Presumed First printing Flyer laid in states this is a limited edition. Wraps. 76 pages. Flyer laid in. Illustrations. Pages 38/39 have discoloration. A briefer history was produced in 1968. Miss Carolyne Jackson (Chapter recorder of crosses) and Mrs. James E. King (Certified Genealogist) and Mrs. Paul Dibble assisted in this updated and expanded edition. In addition to the history, the document includes an account of the Manassas Chapter UDC transfer of deed of Groveton Cemetery to Manassas Battlefield Park; Manassas Chapter extracts from the Virginia Division Minutes 1905-19973; a report of the Va. Division Convention of 1938 by Mrs. Byrd, Photocopy of an application for a Cross of Honor award by J.F. Manuel in 1902; List of Southern Cross of Honor Awards by Manassas Chapter; List of Crosses of Military Service awarded by Manassas Chapter; Chronological Membership Roll of Manassas Chapter from 1896 to 193; A Historical Sketch of Ewell Camp, Confederate Veterans from a Manassas Journal article May 19, 1911; History of the Ladies Memorial Association copied from the Manassas Journal of May 19, 1911; List of all know Confederate soldiers buried in the Manassas Cemetery; and a List of Photographs of Confederate soldiers from Prince William County in possession of Manassas Chapter UDC. Perhaps the greatest event of the entire seventy seven years was in 1908, when the chapter invited the state convention to meet in Manassas. Just a short time before the stated date for the convention, the new, commodious hotel caught fire and burned to the ground. The people of the town opened their doors, everyone was comfortable, and no one went hungry.
Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1988. Bicentennial Edition. Presumed First Printing. Hardcover. 29 cm. xviii, , 800, Volume One ONLY. Illustrations (some color). Foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg. Notes. Bibliography. Index, Senate Document 100-20. Inscribed on the half-title page by the author. Inscription reads "Best wishes to Hugh Evans Sincerely Robert C. Byrd." Robert Carlyle Byrd (born Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr.; November 20, 1917 – June 28, 2010) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia for over 51 years, from 1959 Byrd is also the only West Virginian to have served in both chambers of the state legislature and both chambers of Congress. Initially elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1952, Byrd served there for six years before being elected to the Senate in 1958. He rose to become one of the Senate's most powerful members, serving as secretary of the Senate Democratic Caucus from 1967 to 1971 and—after defeating his longtime colleague Ted Kennedy for the job—as Senate Majority Whip from 1971 to 1977. Over the next three decades, Byrd led the Democratic caucus in numerous roles depending on whether his party held control of the Senate, including Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority Leader and President pro tempore of the United States Senate. As president pro tempore—a position he held four times in his career—he was third in the line of presidential succession, after the vice president and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Renowned for his knowledge of Senate precedent and parliamentary procedure, Byrd wrote a four-volume history of the Senate in later life.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1901. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 304,  pages. Footnotes. Appendix. Index. Slightly cocked with small tears and chips to edges of pages. Name of previous owner written inside front board. One of the first professional historians of West Virginia, James Morton Callahan (November 4, 1864-March 16, 1956) was was educated at Indiana University, and Johns Hopkins University. He was awarded a Ph.D. by Johns Hopkins in 1897, where he studied under Herbert Baxter Adams, one of the nation’s most renowned historians. From 1898 to 1902, Callahan taught history at Johns Hopkins and served concurrently as director of the Bureau of Historical Research in Washington. In 1902, he was appointed chairman of the Department of History and Political Science at West Virginia University. In 1916, Callahan became dean of the WVU College of Arts and Sciences, a position he held until 1929. Callahan continued to pursue his interests in international relations, a field in which he was a pioneer.
London, England: Conway Maritime Press, 1998. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. vii, , 232 pages. Oversized book, measuring 12 inches by 10 inches. Dust Jacket has a small tear at bottom back. Illustrations. Maps. Includes A Note on Sources and the Un-Filled Gaps in Civil War Naval History; Introduction; Sources, and Index. Chapters cover Historic Background and the International Scene; Organization and Administration; Naval Shore Facilities; The Ships of Lincoln's Navy; Shipbuilding in Iron and Wood; Navy Uniforms, Equipment and Small Arms; The Enlisted Sailor; The Naval Officer Corps; The Civil War Marine Corps; Ship Handling Under Steam and Sail; Naval Ordnance and Gunnery; Union Naval Strategy and Logistics of the Civil War; Civil War Naval Tactics; Associated Union Maritime Services; and U.S. Naval Casualties and Vessel Losses. This is the first major study to explore in detail all aspects of Lincoln's Union Navy. The author is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a deeply experienced former history teacher. Donald L. Canney was at time of publication the registrar for the museum collections of the U.S. Coast Guard. His academic pursuits specialized in the transition from sail to steam.
Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1998. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x,  168,  pages. Appendix One: Margaret Walker's Reflections and Celebrations: An Interview; Appendix Two: Bernice Bell Remembers Margaret Walker, the Teacher, Scholar, and Friend: An Interview. Appendix Three: Chronology. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads To President Arthur Levine Teachers College/Columbia University With sincerest and best wishes. Jacqueline Miller Carmichael Alumnae (M.A., 1964) 15 April 2000. "Jackie," as she was fondly known, excelled academically at Paine College, Augusta, Georgia, Columbia University's Teachers College, New York, and Georgia State University. Jackie's occupational calling spanned a total of forty-one years as an instructor of English including eleven years at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. While teaching as an adjunct professor of English at Georgia State, Jackie applied for and received a Graduate Teaching Assistantship to study for and earn her Ph.D. in English. Dr. Carmichael's dissertation of Dr. Margaret Walker's JUBILEE was revised and published by the University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, under the title, TRUMPETING A FIERY SOUND: HISTORY AND FOLKLORE IN MARGARET WALKER'S JUBILEE. Dr. Carmichael was the recipient of several awards in education. Her recognition as Teacher of the Year, Woman of the Year, Alumni of the Year, the National Council of Negro Woman, Inc., Columbia (SC) Section's "Living the Legacy Award," were among the most unforgettable.