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Product Description: From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac The high command of the Army of the Potomac was a changeable, often dysfunctional band of brothers, going through the fires of war under seven commanding generals in three years, until Grant came east in 1864...read more

Hardcover:

9780618428250 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac The high command of the Army of the Potomac was a changeable, often dysfunctional band of brothers, going through the fires of war under seven commanding generals in three years, until Grant came east in 1864.

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Product Description: The definitive firsthand narrative of our nation's greatest conflict, now in a collector's boxed set: “Has there ever been another historical crisis of the magnitude of 1861–65 in which so many people were so articulate?” wondered Edmund Wilson in his 1962 classic Patriotic Gore...read more
By Stephen W. Sears (editor) and Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

Hardcover:

9781598533507 | Box fol ha edition (Library of America, October 2, 2014), cover price $157.50 | About this edition: The definitive firsthand narrative of our nation's greatest conflict, now in a collector's boxed set: “Has there ever been another historical crisis of the magnitude of 1861–65 in which so many people were so articulate?

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Product Description: The Library of America's ambitious four-volume series continues with this volume that traces events from January 1862 to January 1863, an unforgettable portrait of the crucial year that turned a secessionist rebellion into a war of emancipation...read more
By Stephen W. Sears (editor)

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9781598531442 | Library of America, March 1, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Library of America's ambitious four-volume series continues with this volume that traces events from January 1862 to January 1863, an unforgettable portrait of the crucial year that turned a secessionist rebellion into a war of emancipation.

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Product Description: [Read by Joe Barrett, Traber Burns, Robin Field, Grover Gardner, Malcolm Hillgartner, John Pruden and Sean Runnette] Edited by Harold Holzer Introduction by Harold Holzer Contributions by James M. McPherson, James I. Robertson Jr...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor), James M. McPherson (contributor), James I. Robertson, Jr. (contributor), Stephen W. Sears (contributor) and Craig L. Symonds (contributor)

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9781441793102 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 2011), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: [Read by Joe Barrett, Traber Burns, Robin Field, Grover Gardner, Malcolm Hillgartner, John Pruden and Sean Runnette] Edited by Harold Holzer Introduction by Harold Holzer Contributions by James M.

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Product Description: In July 1883, just a few days after the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine engaged in a lively argument: Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest battle of them all? One claimed it was Chickamauga, another Cold Harbor...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor), James M. McPherson (adapted by), James I. Robertson, Jr. (adapted by), Stephen W. Sears (adapted by) and Craig L. Symonds (adapted by)

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9780679643647 | Modern Library, April 5, 2011, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: In July 1883, just a few days after the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine engaged in a lively argument: Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest battle of them all?

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Product Description: After 150 years the Civil War is still our greatest national drama, at once heroic, tragic, and epic-our Iliad, but also our Bible, a story of sin and judgment, suffering and despair, death and resurrection in a "new birth of freedom...read more
By Stephen W. Sears (editor), Aaron Sheehan-Dean (editor) and Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

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9781598530889 | Library of America, February 3, 2011, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: After 150 years the Civil War is still our greatest national drama, at once heroic, tragic, and epic-our Iliad, but also our Bible, a story of sin and judgment, suffering and despair, death and resurrection in a "new birth of freedom.

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Product Description: In Lincoln’s Generals, Gabor S. Boritt and a team of distinguished historians examine the interaction between Abraham Lincoln and his five key Civil War generals: McClellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman, and Grant, providing fresh insight into this mixed bag of officers and the president’s tireless efforts to work with them...read more
By G. S. Boritt (editor), Michael Fellman (contributor), Mark E. Neely (contributor), Stephen W. Sears (contributor) and John Y. Simon (contributor)

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9780803234543 | Bison Books, September 1, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In Lincoln’s Generals, Gabor S.

Product Description: Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E. Lee's radical decision to divide his small army--a violation of basic military rules--sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous march around the Union army flank...read more

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9780395634172 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Recounts the Civil War battle at Chancellorsville where Robert E.

Paperback:

9780395877449 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, June 22, 1998), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Recounts the Civil War battle at Chancellorsville where Robert E.

Prebinding:

9781439502280 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E.

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Product Description: The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation’s history: on this single day, the battle claimed nearly 23,000 casualties. In Landscape Turned Red, the renowned historian Stephen Sears draws on a remarkable cache of diaries, dispatches, and letters to recreate the vivid drama of Antietam as experienced not only by its leaders but also by its soldiers, both Union and Confederate...read more

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9780786179718 | Mp3 edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A study of the climactic and pivotal battle of Antietam offers an account of the two armies, the soldiers and officers, and the bitter, bloody campaign and analyzes the impact of Antietam on the Civil War as a whole.
9780786175253 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2005), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation's history.

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9780786143610 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2006), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation’s history: on this single day, the battle claimed nearly 23,000 casualties.

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A compelling study of the fierce Second World War campaign illustrates why the strategy of the Axis powers failed in the struggle for the North African coast during World War II and profiles the important roles of such military leaders as Rommel and Montgomery. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780060201180 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, June 1, 1967, cover price $13.66 | About this edition: Illustrates why the strategy of the axis powers failed in the struggle for the North African coast during World War II

Paperback:

9781596873018 | Reprint edition (Ibooks, January 9, 2006), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A compelling study of the fierce Second World War campaign illustrates why the strategy of the Axis powers failed in the struggle for the North African coast during World War II and profiles the important roles of such military leaders as Rommel and Montgomery.

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In honor of the sixtieth anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, an award-winning historian and author of Landscape Turned Red furnishes a detailed history of the brutal and bloody struggle between Allied forces and crack German forces engaged in a last ditch effort to seize victory in the face of defeat. Original.

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9780743493338 | Ibooks, February 1, 2005, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In honor of the sixtieth anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, an award-winning historian and author of Landscape Turned Red furnishes a detailed history of the brutal and bloody struggle between Allied forces and crack German forces engaged in a last ditch effort to seize victory in the face of defeat.
9781596870154 | Ibooks, February 1, 2005, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In the middle of December 1944, at a time when most people thought Germany was finished, the German army launched a surprise attack against the American army in Belgium.

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Commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II, a compelling history of the air war in Europe by the critically acclaimed historian documents the exploits and experiences of pilots and their crews as they flew perilous missions through the skies over Hitler's Germany. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780060252502 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1958, cover price $9.95

Paperback:

9781596870048 | Ibooks, February 1, 2005, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: There were other air wars fought during World War II - by Britons against Germans, by Germans against Russians, by Americans against Japanese, among others - but none was more dramatic nor more savage than America's air war against Germany.
9780743493307 | Reprint edition (Ibooks, February 1, 2005), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II, a compelling history of the air war in Europe by the critically acclaimed historian documents the exploits and experiences of pilots and their crews as they flew perilous missions through the skies over Hitler's Germany.

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Product Description: The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the turning point in our nation's history. Volumes have been written about this momentous three-day battle, but recent histories have tended to focus on the particulars rather than the big picture: on the generals or on single days of battle — even on single charges — or on the daily lives of the soldiers...read more

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9780395867617 | Houghton Mifflin, June 24, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Recounts the events of the pivotal Civil War battle of Gettysburg, offering a narrative of each moment of the campaign, the lives of officers and common soldiers on both sides, and the individual conflicts and skirmishes.

Paperback:

9780618485383 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, November 3, 2004), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Recounts the events of the pivotal Civil War battle of Gettysburg, offering a narrative of each moment of the campaign, the lives of officers and common soldiers on both sides, and the individual conflicts and skirmishes.

Miscellaneous:

9780547526843 | Houghton Mifflin, November 3, 2004, cover price $17.00

Prebinding:

9781439566961 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 20, 2008), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the turning point in our nation's history.

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A vivid, firsthand account of the Civil War is retold from a soldier's journal that was carried into the bloodiest fighting of the war, offering a harrowing look at the life, hardship, and death with the Army of the Potomac. Original.

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9780815412663 | Cooper Square Pub, July 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A vivid, firsthand account of the Civil War is retold from a soldier's journal that was carried into the bloodiest fighting of the war, offering a harrowing look at the life, hardship, and death with the Army of the Potomac.

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A definitive study of the climactic and pivotal battle of Antietam offers a vivid account of the two armies, the soldiers and officers, and the bitter, bloody campaign and analyzes the impact of Antietam on the Civil War as a whole. Book available.

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9780618344192 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, June 30, 2003), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A definitive study of the climactic and pivotal battle of Antietam offers a vivid account of the two armies, the soldiers and officers, and the bitter, bloody campaign and analyzes the impact of Antietam on the Civil War as a whole.
9780070609440, titled "Shooting Outdoor Videos" | McGraw-Hill, June 1, 1993, cover price $12.95 | also contains Shooting Outdoor Videos | About this edition: Introduces camcorders and accessories, offers advice on composition and shooting technique, and discusses editing, weather conditions, and camera care
9780395656686 | Reissue edition (Mariner Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $17.00 | also contains Where Texas Meets the Sea: Corpus Christi and Its History | About this edition: A definitive study of the climactic and pivotal battle of Antietam offers a vivid account of the two armies, the soldiers and officers, and the bitter, bloody campaign and analyzes the impact of Antietam on the Civil War as a whole

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786177455 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A study of the climactic and pivotal battle of Antietam offers an account of the two armies, the soldiers and officers, and the bitter, bloody campaign and analyzes the impact of Antietam on the Civil War as a whole.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786136568 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A study of the climactic and pivotal battle of Antietam offers an account of the two armies, the soldiers and officers, and the bitter, bloody campaign and analyzes the impact of Antietam on the Civil War as a whole.

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Recounts General McClellan's attempt to capture Richmond by advancing up the Virginia peninsula from Yorktown, and how the campaign failed when Confederate forces under General Robert E. Lee expelled the Union forces from the peninsula. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780899197906 | Ticknor & Fields, December 1, 1992, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Recounts General McClellan's attempt to capture Richmond by advancing up the Virginia peninsula from Yorktown, and how the campaign failed when Confederate forces under General Robert E.

Paperback:

9780618127139 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, May 1, 2001), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Recounts General McClellan's attempt to capture Richmond by advancing up the Virginia peninsula from Yorktown, and how the campaign failed when Confederate forces under General Robert E.
9780395701010 | Reissue edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 1994), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts General McClellan's attempt to capture Richmond by advancing up the Virginia peninsula from Yorktown, and how the campaign failed when Confederate forces under General Robert E.

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The Civil War journal of one of the greatest military biographers of all time follows the young lieutenant on a series of campaigns throughout the south with the fabled Army of the Potomac. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780815410300 | Cooper Square Pub, May 1, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Civil War journal of one of the greatest military biographers of all time follows the young lieutenant on a series of campaigns throughout the South with the fabled Army of the Potomac.

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A renowned historian weaves an intricate and fascinating tapestry of the people and events that influenced the Civil War, from Professor Lowe's reconnaissance balloons to the looting of Fredricksburg to the infamous General Dan Sickels who shot his wife's lover outside the White House. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780395867600 | Houghton Mifflin, February 1, 1999, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the people and events that influenced the Civil War

Paperback:

9780618057061 | Mariner Books, August 10, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A renowned historian weaves an intricate and fascinating tapestry of the people and events that influenced the Civil War, from Professor Lowe's reconnaissance balloons to the looting of Fredricksburg to the infamous General Dan Sickels who shot his wife's lover outside the White House.

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Product Description: Battlefield trampers will find the Tour Guide section meets Blue & Gray Magazine's time-tested high standards for touring Civil War sites.

Paperback:

9780962603488 | Generals Books, January 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Battlefield trampers will find the Tour Guide section meets Blue & Gray Magazine's time-tested high standards for touring Civil War sites.

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Product Description: By age 35, General George B. McClellan (1826–1885), designated the "Young Napoleon," was the commander of all the Northern armies. He forged the Army of the Potomac into a formidable battlefield foe, and fought the longest and largest campaign of the time as well as the single bloodiest battle in the nation's history...read more

Hardcover:

9780899192642, titled "George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon" | Ticknor & Fields, August 1, 1988, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Biography of the Civil War general for the Union who presided at Antietam, ran for president against Lincoln, and was called, by some, Young McNapoleon

Paperback:

9780306809132, titled "George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon" | Da Capo Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: By age 35, General George B.
9780899199146 | Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Biography of the Civil War general for the Union who presided at Antietam, ran for president against Lincoln, and was called, by some, Young McNapoleon

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Product Description: The missives of Civil War soldiers have been eagerly read by the general public and the serious scholar for over 130 years. These letters by Capt. Samuel Wheelock Fiske, a minister who served from Antietam to the Wilderness with the Army of the Potomac's 14th Connecticut volunteers, will bepopular with both groups...read more

Hardcover:

9780823218332 | Fordham Univ Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: "Mr.

Paperback:

9780823218349 | Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The missives of Civil War soldiers have been eagerly read by the general public and the serious scholar for over 130 years.

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Product Description: From the moment the battle ended, Gettysburg was hailed as one of the greatest triumphs of the Union army. Celebrations erupted across the North as a grateful people cheered the victory. But Gabor Boritt turns our attention away from the rejoicing millions to the dark mood of the White House--where Lincoln cried in frustration as General Meade let the largest Confederate army escape safely into Virginia...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gabor S. Boritt (contributor) and Stephen W. Sears (contributor)

Paperback:

9780195101102 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 12, 1995, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: From the moment the battle ended, Gettysburg was hailed as one of the greatest triumphs of the Union army.

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Providing everything a visitor to the Civil War battlefield would want to know, a detailed commentary includes numerous maps, in-depth analysis, and an acclaimed Driving Tour of sites inside and outside the boundaries of Antietam National Battlefield Park. Reprint. IP.
By James V. Murfin (editor), David E. Roth (editor) and Stephen W. Sears (editor)

Paperback:

9780962603457 | Blue & Gray Enterprises, May 1, 1995, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Providing everything a visitor to the Civil War battlefield would want to know, a detailed commentary includes numerous maps, in-depth analysis, and an acclaimed Driving Tour of sites inside and outside the boundaries of Antietam National Battlefield Park.

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A transcription of the nineteen pocket diaries kept during the first three years of the Civil War chronicles the first Bull Run, the building of the Army of the Potomac, the Peninsula campaign, and other conflicts.

Hardcover:

9780395663608 | Ticknor & Fields, July 1, 1993, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A transcription of nineteen pocket diaries kept during the first three years of the Civil War

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Eighteen eyewitness accounts chronicle the events of World War II and provide the viewpoints of officers, journalists, civilians, and others who offer their own interpretation of history
By Stephen W. Sears (editor)

Hardcover:

9780395619025 | Houghton Mifflin, December 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Eighteen eyewitness accounts chronicle the events of World War II and provide the viewpoints of officers, journalists, civilians, and others who offer their own interpretation of history

Paperback:

9780395619032 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, January 1, 1993), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Eighteen eyewitness accounts chronicle the events of World War II and provide the viewpoints of officers, journalists, civilians, and others who offer their own interpretation of history

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