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AMERICAN REBELLION. REPORT OF THE SPEECHES OF THE REV. HENRY WARD BEECHER...1864

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Manchester, England, Union and Emancipation Society: 1864

Seller ID: 005020


DELIVERED AT PUBLIC MEETINGS IN MANCHESTER, GLASGOW, EDINBURGH, LIVERPOOL, AND LONDON; AND AT THE FAREWELL BREAKFASTS IN LONDON, MANCHESTER, AND LIVERPOOL. Beecher's speeches delivered in Great Britain and published together in one volume. Speeches during the Civil War period regarding the Union, Slavery and the state of affairs in the United States. 175 pp. including Appendix: The Rev. Mr. Beecher at Lancashire Independent College. Front cover missing, therefore the tit... View more info

POEMS OF THE REPUBLIC. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE METROPOLITAN FAIR, NEW YORK.

By: Bourne, Wm. Oland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Edward O. Jenkins: 1864

Seller ID: 006083


Twelve poems inspired by the Civil War, including "The Great Republic", "Battle Hymn", "The New Reveille", "In Memoriam--Gettysburg", "The Divine Mission", and "The American Union". Sabin 6932. 48 pp. Original blue wrappers with gilt lettering and design. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, creasing to corners and cover faces, rubbing, chipping to edges, gilt lettering is faded. Wrap along spine is broken and p... View more info

THE VIEW FROM HEADQUARTERS. CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF HARVEY REID

By: Byrne, Frank L. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin: 1965

Seller ID: 003916


Harvey Reid kept a "War Diary" by writing members of his family, asking them to preserve his letters. "The former schoolteacher strove successfully to make his correspondence detailed, polished, and interesting...Besides describing the exterior of military life, he revealed the inner effects of the Civil War upon a sensitive soldier, his increasing awareness of human weaknesses, his changing attitudes on politics and slavery, his growing callousness towards ... View more info

TO APPOMATTOX: NINE APRIL DAYS, 1865

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006175


"...the last tragic days of the Confederacy in a way that touches the human heart most keenly--through the eyes of soldiers and civilians (on both sides) who actually experienced the excitement and anguish." 433 pages with index. Green boards with red spine. DJ in VG- condition with chipping to edges, small tears to corners, light browning to edges. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends are bumped and bent. Green top page edge. Interior is tight an... View more info

THE CIVIL WAR, and APPOMATTOX Where Grant and Lee Made Peace with Honor A Century Ago, Plus BATTLEFIELD MAP

By: Grant, Ulysses S, 3rd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Geographic Magazine:

Seller ID: 003914


2 separate articles:THE CIVIL WAR, 1961. Vol 119, No 4, April, pp. 437-491, and APPOMATTOX Where Grant and Lee Made Peace with Honor A Century Ago. 1965. Vol 127, No 4, April, pp. 435-469. Both articles profusely illustrated with Color Photos. Original Large Color Foldout Map "Battlefields of the Civil War" included. Articles are stapled and in VG+ condition. Map is two-sided and in VG+ condition. No tears on articles nor map. 1 View more info

WITH LEE IN VIRGINIA A Story of the American Civil War

By: HENTY, G. A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co:

Seller ID: 003548


no date. 1900? Henty in the Preface writes: "It was impossible, in the course of a single volume, to give even a sketch of the numerous and complicated operations of the war, and I have therefore confined myself to the central point of the great struggle-the attempts of the Northern armies to force their way to Richmond, the capital of Virginia and the heart of the Confederacy. Even in recounting the leading events in these campaigns, I have burdened my story with as... View more info

ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITY AUTHORITIES OF BOSTON ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, 1863

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, J.E.Farwell & Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 000048


Back Wrap and spine wrap missing. Front cover wear & soil. First Edition Paper wraps. 60 pp. Interior Very Good. Speech given during the Civil War days, in the 88th year of American independence. "The war in which we are engaged is for no meanly ambitious or unworthy purpose. It was primarily,and is to this moment. for the preservation of our national existence." "We know our enemies, and they are the enemies of popular rights. We know our friends, and they ... View more info

ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITY AUTHORITIES OF BOSTON ON THE EIGHTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF AMERICA

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, 1863

Seller ID: 001122


Printed for Gratuitous Distribution. Speech given during the Civil War days, in the 87th year of American independence. "The war in which we are engaged is for no meanly ambitious or unworthy purpose. It was primarily,and is to this moment. for the preservation of our national existence." "We know our enemies, and they are the enemies of popular rights. We know our friends, and they are the foremost champions of political and social progress." Some disco... View more info

ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Estimates of Additional Appropriations required For The Service of the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 1861, and June 30, 1862.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1861

Seller ID: 003919


House of Representatives. 37th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 1. Civil War years. Estimates for "Indian Department", Army, Armoires, Arsenals, Munitions of War, Fortifications, etc. Numerous tables. 91 pp. Disbound but intact, clean and in Very Good+ condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN ANSWER TO RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF 22d DECEMBER LAST, RELATIVE TO THE PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS IN STATES DECLARED IN INSURRECTION

By: House of Representatives

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1865

Seller ID: 006413


Purchase of Products in States in Insurrection. 38th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 16. January 5, 1865 -- Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. 30 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and creasing along spine edge. Back top corner of last page torn and missing. Light browning along page edges. Document in VG condition. View more info

SPEECH OF HON. G. CLAY SMITH, OF KY., ON THE CONFISCATION BILL. DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FEB. 5, 1864.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1864

Seller ID: 006647


"The House having under consideration the joint resolution to amend the act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes, Mr. Smith said:" 8 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, and same edge is creased with small chips. Paper is browning and foxing, but text is easily legible. Document in Good condition. View more info

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE CONFEDERATE SURVIVORS' ASSOCIATION, IN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA

By: Jones Jr., Col. Charles C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Augusta, Georgia, M. M. Hill & Co., Steam Brook and Job Printers: 1880

Seller ID: 005250


At its second annual meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1880. Printed by order of the Association. Copy sent with compliments of the author. 9 pp. Original paper wraps have chipped edges, water stains at the bottom of the page, and edges are browned. Crease-fold in the middle of the document. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING AN ADDRESS OF A COMMITTEE OF THE "EAST TENNESSEE RELIEF ASSOCIATION" ON THE CONDITION AND WANTS OF THE PEOPLE OF EAST TENNESSEE, AND RECOMMENDING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RAILROAD...

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1864

Seller ID: 006983


...From Knoxville to Cincinnati, By Way of Central Kentucky, as a Measure of Relief to Those People, and of Military Importance. 38th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 40. April 28, 1864. -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Discussion of General Sherman's march through Tennessee during the Civil War. 8 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing and chipping to spine edge. First and last page are starting to separate from rest of document. Pages... View more info

PEACE & UNION -- WAR & DISUNION: SPEECH OF HON. JOHN MCKEON, DELIVERED BEFORE THE DEMOCRATIC UNION ASSOCIATION

By: McKeon, Hon. John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Van Evrie, Horton & Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 005249


Speech given at the Democratic Union Association Headquarters, No. 932 Broadway, on Tuesday Evening, March 3. "The genius of our government, and the interests of our people demand that the aspects of this war should be discussed with entire freedom." 13 pp. Original document in Good condition. Foxing throughout, but does not interfere with the text. Small water stain on front cover. View more info

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF GEORGE GORDON MEADE: TWO VOLUMES

By: Meade, George

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Seller ID: 006372


Major-General United States Army. Edited by George Gordon Meade. "The volumes contain two sets of heretofore unpublished letters written by General Meade to his wife during his absence from home, while actively engaged in the Mexican and Civil Wars, and a narrative of General Meade's life during the periods not covered by his own writings, together with an account of the battle of Gettysburg." Volume I: 389 pp. Volume II: 432 pages with index. Green cloth covers ... View more info

GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY

By: Piatt, Donn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Co: 1893

Seller ID: 006334


With Concluding Chapters by Henry V. Boynton. 658 pp. Blue cloth ex-library binding covers with white lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and lightly rubbed, edges rubbed, some wear to cover faces, spine ends are bent and worn. Ex-library markings include: stickers and bar code (covered by clear tape) on spine and bottom of front cover, pocket envelope on inside front cover, library stamp and stickers on front free endpaper, library stamp on title page, identifi... View more info

REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF WAR: FORT PILLOW MASSACRE RETURNED PRISONERS

By: Senate

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1864

Seller ID: 006414


In the Senate of the United States. May 9, 1864.--Ordered, That the report, with the accompanying evidence, be printed in connexion with the report of the committee in relation to the Fort Pillow massacre, and that twenty thousand additional copies be printed for the use of the Senate. 38th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Rep. Com. No. 68. Four pages of b/w pictures of soldiers treated after being returned from rebel captivity. 30 pp. Disbound government document. Residue... View more info

PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN: TWO VOLUMES

By: Sheridan, P. H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Charles L. Webster & Company: 1888

Seller ID: 006589


General United States Army. Both volumes of a two volume set. Volume I: 500 pp. Volume II: 486 pages with index. Green cloth covers with gilt image of Sheridan on front with gilt title on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, scuffing and dirt/white marks to cover faces, joints rubbed. Spine cloth is loose and creased, spine ends are torn and fraying. Flowered endpapers. Hinges are broken, almost completely through, with exposed areas ... View more info

LETTER FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF A COMMUNICATION FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR, SUBMITTING AN ESTIMATE OF APPROPRIATION FOR PURCHASE OF LAND AT GETTYSBURG NATIONAL PARK

By: Spaulding, O. L.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1900

Seller ID: 006632


Purchase of Land at Gettysburg National Park. 56th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 520. March 17, 1900 -- Referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed. 2 pp. Large fold-out map showing all the property of the Gettysburg Springs and Hotel Co. Disbound government document. Chips and creasing to spine edge, corners of page creased and top left corner is torn. Map in NF condition. Document is VG-. View more info

OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE NAVIES IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: SERIES I, VOLUME 24

By: Stewart, Charles W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 006100


Naval Forces on Western Waters from January 1 to May 17, 1863. 61st Congress, 2d Congress, House of Representatives, Document Np. 987. Published Under the Direction of the Hon. George V. L. Meyer, Secretary of the Navy. By Authority of an Act of Congress Approved July 31, 1894. 803 pages with index. Illustrated with photographs and fold-out maps. Tan cloth covers with title bars and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, dirt marks on cover f... View more info