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The Confederates of Chappell Hill, Texas: Prosperity, Civil War and Decline

By: Chicoine, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2766

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, illustrated boards, 18.2 by 26.1 cm, viii 260 pp., illus. Very good with a small dent on the lower edge of the front cover and some light scratches on the boards. From the publisher: “Texas was the South's frontier in the antebellum period. The vast new state represented the hope and future of many Southern cotton planters. As a result, Texas changed tremendously during the 1850s as increasing numbers of Southern planters moved westward to settle. Planters brought with them large numbers of slaves to plant, cultivate and pick the valuable cash crop; by 1860, slaves made up 30 perce... View more info

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Red Clay to Richmond: Trail of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.

By: Fox III, John J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winchester, VA, Angle Valley Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2765

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, xix 472 pp. Hardcover is near fine but for a slight cock to the spine; jacket is very good light edge wear and a crease on the rear flap. “Red Clay to Richmond is a thoroughly researched book dredged from Civil War trenches, family attics, and dusty archives. John Fox has skillfully woven together the never-before-told-story of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment as these Southern patriots signed up for what most thought would be a short war. Using many previously unpublished primary accounts, Fox follows these men as t... View more info

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Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The “War Memories” of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

By: Gould, David; James B. Kennedy, eds.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, The Kent State University Press: 2004

Edition: first ed., first printing

Seller ID: 2782

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xvi [ii] 425 pp. Near fine hardcover; the jacket is very good with a tiny puncture hole near the middle of the front panel at the hinge (there is no damage to the book). From the publisher: “John Henry Otto was born September 12, 1822, in Westphalia, Germany, and enlisted in the Prussian army sometime around 1845. According to his own account, he served in the war between Prussia and Denmark in 1848 and as a sergeant fought to suppress revolution in southern Germany. He was discharged in 1849 as a first lieutenant... View more info

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The Thirty-seventh North Carolina Troops: Tar Heels in the Army of Northern Virginia [Civil War]

By: Hardy, Michael C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Co., Inc.: 2003

Seller ID: 2047

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with glossy, illustrated boards, 18.2 by 26 cm, vi 346 pp., illus. Near fine, unread copy with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition. View more info

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The Union Generals Speak: The Meade Hearings on the Battle of Gettysburg

By: Hyde, Bill, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 2003

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 2474

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, xv 428 pp. Near fine, unread copy with light bumping to the lower corner of the front cover; the jacket is very good with only faint shelf wear. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. “The Union Generals Speak is the first annotated edition of the 1864 congressional investigation into Major General George Gordon Meade's conduct during the Gettysburg campaign. The transcripts alone, which present eyewitness accounts from sixteen participant officers at Gettysburg, offer a wealth of informatio... View more info

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Storm Over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War [Pivotal Moments in American History Series]

By: Silbey, Joel H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2783

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, cream paper over black cloth spine with copper spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xx 230 pp. Fine in near fine jacket – appears unread. “In the Spring of 1844, a fiery political conflict erupted over the admission of Texas into the Union, a hard-fought and bitter controversy that profoundly changed the course of American history. Indeed, as Joel Silbey argues in Storm Over Texas, the battle over Texas marked the crucial moment when partisan differences were transformed into a North-vs-South antagonism, and the momentum towards Civil War leaped into high gear. One of... View more info