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FORGOTTEN VALOR. The Memoirs, Journals, & Civil War Letters of Orlando B. Willcox.

By: Scott, Robert Garth, Edited By.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kent, Kent State Univ.: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022631

Condition: Fine


D.j., 720 pp., illus., maps, index. A detailed chronicle of Gen. willcox's Civil War letters and memoirs found by one of his descendants and turned over to the author for organization & editing. General Orlando Bolivar Willcox was one of the most prominent division commanders in the Union army. View more info

WILLIAM PINCKNEY McLEAN 1836-1925.

By: Scott, Walter B. & Others.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1925

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020631

Condition: Very Good


Full leather (worn on edges & the backstrip), 79 pp., several photos of McLean. Name stamp on endpaer & first text page.Tributes from friends & associates of this Judge from Titus & Red River Counties who was a Confederate veteran & a signer of the Texas Constitution of 1875. McLean grew up in Marshall & attended Marshall Univ. It covers his career & a good deal of Texas history. View more info

THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.

By: Seaton, Benjamin M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 013611

Condition: Near Fine


Edited & INSCRIBED by Harold B. Simpson. D.j., 117 pp. + 20 pp. of photos + xxv preface. Seaton joined Co. G, 10th Texas Vol. Inf. Regt. known as "Labadie Rifles". Sometimes known as Nelson's Regiment, the 10th fought in some of the most crucial campaigns of the war, including the entire Atlanta campaign. One of the best sources of the combat record of this active regiment. View more info

THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS. The Confederate Diary of Benj. Seaton.

By: Seaton, Benjamin M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022740

Condition: Fine


D.j., 117 pp. + 20 pp. of photos + xxv preface. Seaton joined Co. G, 10th Texas Vol. Inf. Regt. known as "Labadie Rifles". Sometimes known as Nelson's Regiment, the 10th fought in some of the most crucial campaigns of the war, including the entire Atlanta campaign. One of the best sources of the combat record of this active regiment. View more info

FORT WORTH. A Texas Original.

By: Selcer, Richard F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, TSHA: 2004

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022484

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial paper covers, 143 pp., photos. A nice short history of Fort Worth by an excellent historian. View more info

REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR. In Three Parts.

By: Senate Rep. Com. No. 108, 7th Cong., 3rd Sess.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wash. D.C., U.S. G.P.O.: 1863

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014483

Condition: Very Good


659 pp. Office of the Secretary of the Senate stamped on all edges of page block. Homemade paper cover. This is ONLY Part III-The Department of the West-of the three part report. Excellent source material. View more info

STERLING PRICE. Portrait of a Southerner.

By: Shalhope, Robert E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Columbia, U. Of Missouri: 1982

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014813

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 311 pp., maps, index. Price began the Civil War in command of Missouri's militia with the rank of Maj. Gen. Fought at Wilson's Creek, Lexington, Pea Ridge, & later was commander of the Arkansas-Missouri district in the Trans-Mississippi department. Fled to Mexico w/o surrendering. View more info

SALADO, TEXAS. It's History and People.

By: Shanklin, Felda Davis.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Belton, Peter Hansbrough Bell Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018578

Condition: Very Good


Original cloth, no d.j. issued, 131 pp., frontis., 8 pp. of early photos. Very small tear in cloth at top of spine. A fine history of the Central Texas town which has become an enclave of artists, writers, and other creative folk. View more info

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FROM BUFFALO.....TO OIL. HISTORY OF SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS

By: Shelton, Hooper.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.P., Feather Press: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014432

Condition: Fine


D.j., 272 pp., photos, maps, index. SIGNED. History of far West Texas county with Snyder as county seat. Compiled by Shelton in collaboration with Scurry Cty. Historical Survey Comm. View more info

BEDFORD FORREST. The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman.

By: Sheppard, Capt. Eric William.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dayton, Morningside: 1988

Inventory Number: 022520

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth, 320 pp., frontis., plates, maps (2 foldout), index. Facsimile copy of a rare biography of Gen. Bedford Forrest. View more info

HECK THOMAS, FRONTIER MARSHAL

By: Shirley, Glenn.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1981

Edition: 1st of This Edition

Inventory Number: 027234

Condition: Fine


D.j., 285 pp., many illus., index. Thomas was an Oklahoma Territory U.S. Marshal. One of the "three guardsmen". Story of subduing outlaws & lawlessness in Oklahoma in the 1880s & 1890s. New version of the 1962 first which corrects earlier errors, adds many new photos, & an index. View more info

GEORGE W. BRACKENRIDGE. Maverick Philanthropist.

By: Sibley, Marilyn McAdams.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027416

Condition: Fine


D.j., 280 pp. plus 16 pp. of photos, index. Brackenridge left Texas during the Civil War to serve as a U.S. Treasury agent & engage in the cotton trade. He settled in San Antonio, founded a bank & invested in railroads, utilities, etc. Gave San Antonio Brackenridge Park. View more info

HISTORY OF CORYELL COUNTY.

By: Simmons, Frank E.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: n.p. (Belton), Coryell County News: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022197

Condition: Very Good


Stiff brown paper covers with photo of San Jacinto monument, 102 pp. 6" by 8". Cover torn 1.5" at top of spine, small 1/2" piece missing near middle; ink numbers inside cover, on fly w/name & on title page. A history of Coryell County with information on prominent citizens & pioneers, Indians, outlaws, ranching, place names, forts, etc. Guns #2021-some information about Texas outlaws of the county. Extremely scarce. View more info

"OUT OF OUR PAST". Texas History Stories..

By: Simmons, Laura

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022240

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine faded), 99 pp., photos, index. Stories of people and events relating to Baylor University and Mary-Hardin Baylor College. Includes stories of many famous Texans including Sam Houston, Rev. George Washington Baines, Sr. (great-grandfather of LBJ), and Dr. Rufus C. Burleson. View more info

BRAWLING BRASS. North and South.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inventory Number: 006471

Condition: Fine


78pp. + 16pp. of photos, index. View more info

GAINES' MILL TO APPOMATTOX. Waco and McLennan County in Hood's Texas Brigade.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012247

Condition: Fine


D.j., 294 pp., illus., index. The story of Co.E, 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, originally called the "Lone Star Guards." After 4 years of war, only 20 members of the 122 were left. View more info

HILL COUNTY (TEXAS) TRILOGY.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. College: 1988

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015159

Condition: Fine


D.j., 121 pp., many photos, index. The Fort Graham Affair, The 1860 Hill County Census, & The Old Settlers and Confederate Reuinion Grounds. View more info

BRAWLING BRASS. North and South. The Most Famous Quarrels of the Civil War.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020423

Condition: Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 78 pp., newspaper review fastened inside front cover. The most famous quarrels of the Civil War--Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill; Jos. E. Johnston and John B. Hood; Lee and Longstreet; Meade and Dan Sickles, etc. View more info

GAINES' MILL TO APPOMATTOX. Waco and McLennan County in Hood's Texas Brigade.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021606

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine faded, top of spine jagged), 294 pp., illus., index. The story of Co.E, 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, originally called the "Lone Star Guards." After 4 years of war, only 20 members of the 122 were left. INSCRIBED by Simpson. View more info

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE IN POETRY & SONG.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. Coll.: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021767

Condition: Fine


D.j. (fading on spine & edges, small "V" shaped piece missing top of spine, 296 pp., photos, index. The first volume of his epic four colume work on Hood's Texas Brigade. INSCRIBED. View more info