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New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1964. 29 cm, 112, illus. (some color), boards foxed and soiled, board corners bumped, discoloration ins bds & flyleaves, some foxing to text Contains a short article by President John F. Kennedy "On History," reprinted from the American Heritage History of the United States.
New York: Doubleday, 2006. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 371,  pages. Signed on title page. Ex-library with usual library markings. DJ has some wear and soiling, including crossed out library barcode. Scott Anderson is an American novelist, journalist, and a veteran war correspondent. He wrote novels Triage, Moonlight Hotel, The Man Who tried to Save the World, and War Zones. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Esquire, Men’s Journal, Vanity Fair and other publications. Anderson grew up in East Asia, primarily in Taiwan and Korea, where his father was an agricultural advisor for the American government. His career began with a 1994 article in Harper's Magazine on the Northern Ireland events. The 2007 movie The Hunting Party starring Richard Gere and Terrence Howard, is partially based on his work in Bosnia. The 2009 drama film Triage starring Colin Farrell, Paz Vega and Sir Christopher Lee, is based on his novel. Lawrence in Arabia, his latest book, narrates the experiences of T. E. Lawrence in Arabia and explores the complexity of the Middle East.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 27 cm. , 242 pages. Illustrations (some with some color). Color endpaper maps. Facsimiles. Index. Large tear in front DJ, DJ worn, soiled, edge tears, and chips. Paul M. Angle, a noted Lincoln scholar, was an eloquent chronicler of Illinois history and a Lincoln Scholar. He was the author of scores of books on Abraham Lincoln and the history of Illinois. He graduated from Miami (Ohio) University in 1922 and received a master's degree from the University of Illinois in 1924. In 1932, Angle was appointed librarian of the Illinois Historical Library and held that position, and that of state historian, until 1945. He then became director and secretary of the Chicago Historical Society from 1945 - 1965. He was active for many years in Chicago civic affairs. In 1967, he was appointed by Chicago's Mayor Daley to head an advisory committee to study what city records should be preserved. Along with the books he wrote, Angle also edited several books including: The Lincoln Reader , The Complete Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858, The Living Lincoln: The Man and His Times In His Own Words, Abraham Lincoln's Speeches and Letters, 1832-1865.
Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2011. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. 364,  pages. Maps. Inscribed by author on half-title page. Related bookmark laid in. From youth Karl A. Bacon has been a serious student of the Civil War. Countless hours of detailed research supply the foundation for each novel, including copious reading, internet research and personal visits to battlefields and historic sites. The research provides depth and realism to the stories so that the novels might be as historically accurate and believable as possible. Karl lives with his wife, Jackie, in Connecticut. His first novel, An Eye for Glory was a Publisher's Weekly Top Pick and a Christy Award Finalist.
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 94 pages and 20 unpaginated advertisements follow. Appendix. Notes. Folding-map in front (repaired with tape). Errata slip before page 3. Front board weak and reglued. Cover worn and soiled. Substantial discoloration to pages. Footnotes. John Gross Barnard (May 19, 1815 – May 14, 1882) was a career engineering officer in the U.S. Army, serving in the Mexican-American War, as the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy and as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served as Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac, 1861 to 1862, Chief Engineer of the Department of Washington from 1861 to 1864, and as Chief Engineer of the armies in the field from 1864 to 1865. He also was a distinguished scientist, engineer, mathematician, historian and author. From May 31, 1855 through September 8, 1856, Barnard served as the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy. He then returned to work on coastal defenses, especially in the New York and New Jersey area. During a leave of absence, he studied construction projects in Europe. He was a co-founder of the United States National Academy of Sciences, as were other senior officers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Gretna, LA: Pelican, 2004. Second printing [stated]. Trade paperback. , 191,  pages. Footnotes (Bibliographical References). Contributors. Index. Signed with sentiment by Barrow on half-title Barrow's business card laid in. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Contains correspondence, military records, and reminiscences from brave men who served what they considered their country. The author's desire was to research and write about black Confederates in order to educate people about an aspect of Southern history that has long been overlooked by historians. By enlightening people about this type of Confederate involvement, he hopes to prevent critics from attacking the Southern heritage. It is a legacy shared by all Southerners, regardless of their skin color. This volume reflects an effort to restore some accuracy to the historical record with regard to black soldiers who fought for the Confederacy. Through correspondence, military records, narrative reminiscences, and newspaper accounts from these brave men who served what they considered their country, we hope to discover not only that they did fight, but also how they fought to restore honor to the fallen among them.