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GREATER TEXAS AND PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Autochrome Co.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026067

Condition: Very Good


A fold-out brochure, 9" x 24" advertising the Greater Texas and Pan American Exposition in Dallas, June 12 to Oct. 31, 1937. About 70 pp. with many photos. Held at the "Texas Centennial plant" now known as the State Fair Park. View more info

DEDICATION OF ST. JOHN'S PARISH HALL, San Antonio, Texas.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Antonio, St. John's Lutheran Church: 1922

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026091

Condition: Very Good


Stiff brown paper covers w/photo of the Parish Hall, 33 pp., photos of the church & Parish Hall, ads. The history of St. John's Lutheran Church of San Antonio and the Lutheran Church in Texas as well as some local San Antonio history. View more info

THE TRIBUNE ALMANAC AND POLITICAL REGISTER 1861 & 1864

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., The Tribune Assoc.: 1861

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026847

Condition: Good


Paper covers. 1861 edition worn, 64 pp., missing the last 15 pages of advertisements. 1864 edition, 86 pp., pages wavy, insect damage to edge of last 20 pp. View more info

MY CAVE LIFE IN VICKSBURG. With Letters of Trial and Travel.

By: A Lady (Mary Webster loughborough).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Broadfoot: 1989

Inventory Number: 024013

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth (spine faded), 195 pp., index. Reprint of a classic work first pub. in 1864.The account of a woman living through the seige of Vicksburg who kept a journal of life in the beleaguered city. View more info

DOCTORS IN BLUE. The Medical history of the Union Army in the Civil War.

By: Adams, George Washington.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N. Y., Henry Schuman: 1952

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027435

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth (some minor spots), no d.j., 253 pp., index. Contents very nice; cloth has a couple of worn areas but nice and tight copy. View more info

REBELLION IN MISSOURI: 1861. Nathaniel Lyon and His Army of the West.

By: Adamson, Hans Christian.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Co.: 1961

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024479

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 305 pp., endpaper maps, appendix, index. When Missouri was about to secede in 1861, Lyon, a militant unionist, raised a volunteer army and seized the St. Louis Arsenal, and then marched into rebel Missouri & fought the battle of Wilson's Creek. He prevented Missouri from joining the Confederacy. View more info

TRANSLATIONS.

By: Allen, John Houghton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1945

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 026107

Condition: Very Good


Stiff paper, 65 pp., uncut. Poetry. View more info

LEE'S LAST MAJOR GENERAL: Bryan Grimes of North Carolina.

By: Allen, T. Harrell.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mason City, Savas Pub. Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024425

Condition: Fine


D.j., 347 pp., maps, photos, index. The first biography of the remarkable life & tragic death by assassination of this North Carolina planter turned soldier. Based largely on Grimes' extensive and unedited papers. View more info

SPINDLETOP. A Texas Titan.

By: American Petroleum Institute Quarterly

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. Y., American Petroleum Institute:

Inventory Number: 025854

Condition: Very Good


Probably a reprint of a souvenir brochure issued in 1945 in commemoration of the 44th anniversary of the bringing in of the Lucas Well at Spindletop, Tx., Jan. 10, 1901. 8.5" x 11", 11 pp., photos. Fold mark. View more info

THE EIGHTEENTH MISSOURI.

By: Anders, Leslie.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 019999

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 404 pp., photos, index. A regimental history of the 18th Missouri Regiment (Union) recruited from Northern Missouri & border states in 1861. They fought in the early anti-guerilla secessionist activity in Tennessee, Shiloh, Corinth, Kennesway Mtn., Carolinas Campaign, Atlanta & Sherman's march. First-hand accounts from more than 30 soldiers. View more info

THEY DIED TO MAKE MEN FREE. A History of the 19th Michigan Infantry in the Civil War.

By: Anderson, William M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berrien Springa, MI, Hardscrabble Books: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027349

Condition: Fine


D.j., 320 pp., illus., index. History of Michigan regiment based on diaries, journals, newspapers, letters to family and friends. Bookplate, otherwise fine. View more info

TEXANS IN THE CONFEDERATE CAVALRY.

By: Bailey, Anne J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ft.Worth, Ryan Place Pub.: 1995

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021723

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper covers, 96 pp., photos, maps, index. The story of battles & skirmishes where the Texas cavalry frequently helped turn the tide of battle. View more info

HOLDING THE LINE. The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864.

By: Barber, Flavel C. Ed. By Robert H. Ferrell.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kent, Kent State Univ.: 1994

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024011

Condition: Fine


D.j., 281 pp., illus., maps, index. Diary of Barber who was imprisoned on Johnson's Island after the surrender of Fort Donelson. Vivid descriptions of battles, notably the seige of Fort Donelson and the Confederate victory at Chickasaw Bayou. View more info

GENERAL JOHN H. WINDER, C.S.A.

By: Blakey, Arch Fredric.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gainesville, U. Of Florida: 1990

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024314

Condition: Fine


D.j., 275 pp., map, illus., index. Winder (1800-1865) served in the U.S. Army for almost 40 years before resigning in 1861 to join the Confederacy. As a Brig. General he commanded Richmond and oversaw all Union POWs east of the Mississippi. As Richmond commander he won the contempt of the civilians, and as warden he was known as the "beast" of Andersonville prison. View more info

CAPTAIN ALEXANDER HAMILTON BOYKIN. One of South Carolina's Distinguished Citizens.

By: Boykin, Richard Manning.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N. Y., Privately Printed: 1942

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023944

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, 263 pp., endpaper map, double frontis & 11 illus. #205 of a limited ed. printed for family & friends. Memoirs of service with the2nd South Carolina Cavalry during the Civil War. Fine copy. View more info

TULLAHOMA. The 1863 Campaign for the Control of Middle Tennessee.

By: Bradley, Michael R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, Burd Street Press: 2000

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024279

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 110 pp., photos, maps, index. In June 1863, Union General William Rosecrans conducted a campaign of maneuver and skirmishing that drove the Confederate Army of Tennessee out of the state & laid the foundation for Sherman's capture of Atlanta. View more info

GRAY GHOSTS OF THE CONFEDERACY

By: Brownlee, Richard S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU Press: 1958

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024298

Condition: Very Good


D.j., 274 pp., maps, illus., index. Review copy. Confederate guerillas in Missouri including "Bloody Bill" Anderson, William C. Quantrill, Frank & Jesse James and the Younger brothers. A documented study of Civil War guerilla warfare west of the Mississippi from the Missouri border to Texas. Guns #306. View more info

OCTOBER 25TH AND THE BATTLE OF MINE CREEK.

By: Buresh, Lumir F. Ed. By Dan L. Smith.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Lowell Press: 1977

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 029055

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth w/brown lettering, 266 pp., illus., maps (one foldout), index. The Battle of Mine Creek was the only Civil War battle fought in Kansas between uniformed troops & involved large forces of cavalry on both sides. Also known as Battle of the Osage, Battle of the Little Osage, or the Battle of Marais des Cygnes. View more info

RECOLLECTIONS OF THE 4TH MISSOURI CAVALRY.

By: Burns, William S. Ed. By Frank Allen Dennis.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dayton, Morningside: 1988

Inventory Number: 025048

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth w/crossed flags on front, 162 pp., frontis. of Burns & photo of the last Colonel of the unit, index. Slightly canted with small stain on front cover & blind stamp on the title page. View more info

THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN, MAY 1864

By: Cannan, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Conshohocken, Combined Books: 1993

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023420

Condition: Fine


D.j., 238 pp., photos, maps, illus., index. General Grant's first offensive battle for the Confederate capital of Richmond against Robert E. Lee's Army of North Virginia, which started in an area known as the Wilderness. Covers the planning, confused fighting and the resulting battle chaos. View more info