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Product Description: Make no mistake, the Confederacy had the will and valor to fight. But the Union had the manpower, the money, the materiel, and, most important, the generals. Although the South had arguably the best commander in the Civil War in Robert E...read more

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9780700621415 | Univ Pr of Kansas, November 20, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Make no mistake, the Confederacy had the will and valor to fight.

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Product Description: Many modern historians have painted Ulysses S. Grant as a butcher, a drunk, and a failure as president. Others have argued the exact opposite and portray him with saintlike levels of ethic and intellect.In Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity 1822–1865, historian Brooks D...read more

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9780760346969 | Reprint edition (Zenith Pr, October 21, 2014), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Many modern historians have painted Ulysses S.

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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)

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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: For all the literature about Civil War military operations and leadership, precious little has been written about strategy, particularly in the eastern theater. The Civil War in the East takes a fresh look at military operations in this sector and the assumptions that shaped them...read more

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9780275991616 | Praeger Pub Text, July 31, 2011, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book fills a gap in Civil War literature on the strategies employed by the Union and Confederacy in the East, offering a more integrated interpretation of military operations that shows how politics, public perception, geography, and logistics shaped the course of military operations in the East.

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9781612346281 | Potomac Books Inc, August 1, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For all the literature about Civil War military operations and leadership, precious little has been written about strategy, particularly in the eastern theater.

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9781612345086 | Potomac Books Inc, August 30, 2016, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: This is the third volume of the ground-breaking eyewitness narrative that has been called a "masterpiece."Spanning the crucial months from January 1863 to March 1864, this third volume of The Library of America’s highly acclaimed four volume series presents an incomparable portrait of a nation at war with itself while illuminating the military and political events that brought the Union closer to victory and slavery closer to destruction...read more
By Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

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9781598531978 | Reprint edition (Library of America, May 2, 2013), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This is the third volume of the ground-breaking eyewitness narrative that has been called a "masterpiece.

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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: During and after the Civil War, four presidents faced the challenge of reuniting the nation and of providing justice for black Americans—and of achieving a balance between those goals. This first book to collectively examine the Reconstruction policies of Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S...read more

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9780700608966 | Univ Pr of Kansas, July 1, 1998, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: During and after the Civil War, four presidents faced the challenge of reuniting the nation and of providing justice for black Americans—and of achieving a balance between those goals.

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9780700616886 | 2 edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 17, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: During and after the Civil War, four presidents faced the challenge of reuniting the nation and of providing justice for black Americans—and of achieving a balance between those goals.

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Product Description: Such is the continuing volume of work on the Civil War that we are regularly in need of an authoritative and accessible brief synthesis to keep us up to date with this endlessly fascinating subject. Brooks Simpson meets that need for the 1990s in America's Civil War, a wonderful feat of compression in which he addresses all the great issues of the war in 200 pages of clear and readable prose...read more

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9780882952420 | 2 edition (Harlan Davidson, July 1, 2009), cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Such is the continuing volume of work on the Civil War that we are regularly in need of an authoritative and accessible brief synthesis to keep us up to date with this endlessly fascinating subject.
9780882959290 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Such is the continuing volume of work on the Civil War that we are regularly in need of an authoritative and accessible brief synthesis to keep us up to date with this endlessly fascinating subject.

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Product Description: Practically all Civil War historians agree that after the fall of Atlanta in September 1864 and Lincoln's triumphant reelection in November, the South had no remaining chance to make good its independence. Well aware that Appomattox and Durham Station were close at hand, historians have treated the war's final months in a fashion that smacks strongly of denouement: the great, tragic conflict rolls on to its now-certain end...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mark Grimsley (editor) and Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

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9780803221703 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Practically all Civil War historians agree that after the fall of Atlanta in September 1864 and Lincoln's triumphant reelection in November, the South had no remaining chance to make good its independence.

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9780803271036 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Practically all Civil War historians agree that after the fall of Atlanta in September 1864 and Lincoln's triumphant reelection in November, the South had no remaining chance to make good its independence.

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A compelling biography of the Union general challenges stereotypes of Grant as a drunk and a bumbler, focusing on his brilliant military career and his political evolution into a man who came to see the war as the necessary destroyer of slavery. Tour. (view table of contents)

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9780395659946 | Houghton Mifflin, February 21, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A biography of the Union general challenges stereotypes of Grant, focusing on his military career and his political evolution

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Product Description: Little Round Top, the Railroad Cut, Pickett’s Charge—these are the turning points within the most important battle of the Civil War. Even careful students of Gettysburg, however, can find themselves disoriented when visiting the site itself...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780803270770 | Bison Books, June 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Little Round Top, the Railroad Cut, Pickett’s Charge—these are the turning points within the most important battle of the Civil War.

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Product Description: The first major modern edition of the wartime correspondence of General William T. Sherman, this volume features more than 400 letters written between the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 and the day Sherman bade farewell to his troops in 1865...read more
By Jean V. Berlin (editor) and Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

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9780807824405 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Collects over four hundred of the general's letters, revealing his views on politicians, the press, race relations, Reconstruction, and military tactics on both sides of the Civil War.

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9781469615141 | Reissue edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, November 15, 2013), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The first major modern edition of the wartime correspondence of General William T.

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Product Description: In Union and Emancipation, seven leading historians offer new perspectives on the issues of race and politics in American Society from the antebellum era to the aftermath of Reconstruction. The authors, all trained by Richard H. Sewell at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, address two major themes: the politics of sectional conflict prior to the Civil War, illuminated through ideological and institutional inquiry; and the central importance of race, slavery, and emancipation in shaping American political culture and social memory...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David W. Blight (editor) and Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

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9780873385657 | Kent State Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In Union and Emancipation, seven leading historians offer new perspectives on the issues of race and politics in American Society from the antebellum era to the aftermath of Reconstruction.

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Product Description: In From Iuka to Vicksburg, 1862–1863, Grant leads the Union army to victory. The story of western operations testifies to Grant’s effectiveness. He and his soldiers move through Kentucky, and Tennessee and down the Mississippi Valley during a difficult winter...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Brooks D. Simpson (introduced by) and Kenneth P. Williams

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9780803297944 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In From Iuka to Vicksburg, 1862–1863, Grant leads the Union army to victory.

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Product Description: Historians have traditionally drawn distinctions between Ulysses S. Grant's military and political careers. In Let Us Have Peace, Brooks Simpson questions such distinctions and offers a new understanding of this often enigmatic leader...read more

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9780807819661 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, October 1, 1991, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Historians have traditionally drawn distinctions between Ulysses S.

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9780807846292 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Historians have traditionally drawn distinctions between Ulysses S.

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Product Description: When Fort Sumter fell in 1861, Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was an obscure clerk in Galena, Illinois, without influential friends and lacking a reputation for success. Yet within three years this man rose to command the Union armies, and just over a year later secured the defeat of the Confederacy...read more
By Arthur L. Conger and Brooks D. Simpson (introduced by)

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9780306806933 | Da Capo Pr, March 21, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When Fort Sumter fell in 1861, Ulysses S.

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Product Description: A fresh understanding of Henry Adams' political career is offered with this book. The author argues that Adams sought influence and power, not office, and shows how the young republican sabotaged his career as a journalist and lobbyist by offending the people he sought to influence...read more

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9781570030536 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, February 1, 1996, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A fresh understanding of Henry Adams' political career is offered with this book.

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Product Description: Book by Simpson, Brooks D., Graf, Leroy P.

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9780870495366 | Univ of Tennessee Pr, January 1, 1988, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Book by Simpson, Brooks D.

By Brooks D. Simpson (editor)

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9780870495496 | 1 edition (Univ of Tennessee Pr, January 1, 1988), cover price $17.00

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