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  1. Cody C. Engdahl

    Free Kindle book Through Saturday 3/16/19

    Amazon is allowing me to give away the Kindle version of my nonfiction work, The American Civil War WAS About Slavery: A Quick Handbook of Quotes to Reference When Debating Those Who Would Argue Otherwise for free through midnight, Saturday PDT. Don’t live in America? No problem you can get...
  2. Belle Montgomery

    Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians Hardcover – March 25, 2019

    Much has been written about place and Civil War memory, but how do we personally remember and commemorate this part of our collective past? How do battlefields and other historic places help us understand our own history? What kinds of places are worth remembering and why? In this collection of...
  3. JAGwinn

    PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF THE WAR OF 1861-65

    W. H. Morgan IN CAMP—EN BIVOUAC—ON THE MARCH—ON PICKET—ON THE SKIRMISH LINE—ON THE BATTLEFIELD—AND IN PRISON By W. H. MORGAN Lynchburg, Va. J. P. Bell Company, Inc. 1911 2Copyright, 1911 By W. H. MORGAN 3To the Memory of "The Loved Ones at Home" wife—father—mother this book is tenderly and...
  4. USS ALASKA

    Book On Civil War Ironclad Captains, Forward by Mark F. Jenkins

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JR1R773/?tag=civilwartalkc-20 Smith Authors New Book On Civil War Ironclad Captains Tusculum University Professor Emeritus Myron J. “Jack” Smith Jr. has authored a new 262-page book, “Ironclad Captains of the Civil War.” This title is the 90th volume from the...
  5. JPK Huson 1863

    Persistent Angels, Our Catholic Sisters, Memorialized

    " “The Sisters,” to quote an army chaplain, “do not have reunions or camp-fires to keep alive the memories of the most bloody lustrum in our history, but their war stories are as heroic, and far more edifying, than many the veterans tell. " So I wasn't going to do this thread. The book entitled...
  6. Belle Montgomery

    THE FIELD OF BLOOD: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

    The previously untold story of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil War In The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress. Drawing on an extraordinary range of sources, she shows that the Capitol was rife...
  7. B

    Historical fiction book questions.

    Hey! I'm an aspiring author who had an idea for a collection of short stories set in a slightly fictionalized civil war era america. in the book a man from Arkansas goes to join the union army, first joining the regular infantry until eventually becoming a sharpshooter in late 1861. his skills...
  8. B

    Books on the Compromise of 1850

    As all of us CWT folks know the Compromise of 1850 was crafted by Kentucky Whig Senator Henry Clay and was passed by Congress in September 1850 it layed out the following terms: * Before the compromise: (Gold Rush) California applies to become a free state Texas claims territory as far as the...
  9. First_Asher

    Want to pick up Widow of the South but nervous about Lost Cause influence....

    The book sounds very good but I'm concerned that it's a romantic romp about the "old south" like Gone With the Wind which makes me hesitant to pick it up and then be disappointed. What do those who have read it think?
  10. JPK Huson 1863

    The Civil War's Most Influential Women, Who Were They?

    " Lady Columbia " was originally symbolic of all of us, North and South. Based on Greek and Roman warrior goddesses with a good dose of belligerence thrown in, she stayed ' North ' in 1861 albeit was given no choice in the matter. Still, a kinda awesome symbol- women were as influential in the...
  11. GELongstreet

    Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory

    A blog-style page about the Battle of Milliken's Bend that was fought in northern Louisiana in June 1863 during the Vicksburg Campaign. It famously was one of the earliest battles to have African-American troops involved; being the majority of Union combatants. The active page is accompanying an...
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