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When Sherman Marched North from the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Home Front

By: Campbell, Jacqueline Glass

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press : 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2754

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth with dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.2 cm, 176 [1] pp. Near fine in like jacket – appears unread. “Home front and battle front merged in 1865 when General William T. Sherman occupied Savannah and then marched his armies north through the Carolinas. Although much has been written about the military aspects of Sherman's March, Jacqueline Campbell reveals a more complex story. Integrating evidence from Northern soldiers and from Southern civilians, black and white... View more info

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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 br... 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 ... 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... 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 Longest Raid of the Civil War: Little-Known & Untold Stories of Morgan’s Raid into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio

By: Horwitz, Lester V.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Farmcourt Publishing, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2781

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, brown buckram with gilt spine and cover titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, xx 456 pp. plus 48 pages of photos and Illus. The hardcover is very good with a minor bump to the lower corner of the front cover and a few faint drip marks on the top edge of the textblock – appears unread; the jacket is very good with minor shelf wear. Includes battlefield maps of Corydon and Buffington Island, military overviews of both battles, 39 county maps tracing the ra... 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 trans... View more info

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Giants in the Cornfield: The 27th Indiana Infantry

By: Jones, Jr., Wilbur D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, White Mane Publishing Co. : 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2755

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 15.8 by 23.5 cm, xix 319 pp., illus. Hardcover is near fine; the jacket is very good with light wear to the panels and light edge wear with a few tiny tears. “Giants in the Cornfield adds a fresh dimension to Civil War literature with this extensive social study of the life and culture of the young, uneducated farmers of the 27th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The work focuses on the interactions of a single, homogeneous unit of Hoos... View more info

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Leather & Steel: The 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War

By: Maier, Larry B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, Burd Street Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2779

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, xii 380 pp. Near fine hardcover in very good jacket with light shelf wear. From the publisher: “Leather & Steel chronicles the experiences of the approximately two thousand Pennsylvanians who took to the saddle and spent over three years defending the Union. The 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry was engaged in major actions such as the Second Manassas Campaign, Antietam, Second Winchester, and Ea... View more info

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Into the Fight: Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg

By: Priest, John Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, White Mane Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2785

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, xi [i] 278 pp. Very good with light bumping to the upper corner of the front cover; the jacket is good with edge wear and small chips at the head of the spine panel and the top edge near the rear flap crease. “Challenging conventional views, stretching the minds of Civil War enthusiasts and scholars as only John Michael Priest can, Into the Fight is both a scholarly and a revisionist interpretation of the most famous charg... 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 diff... View more info