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“Going Back the Way They Came”: The Philips Georgia Legion Cavalry Battalion
By author: Richard M. Coffman
Product Code: H800
ISBN: 9780881461879
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
The product of more than a decade’s toil, Going Back the Way They Came is a thoroughly researched, comprehensive book that details the organization of the Philips Georgia Legion Cavalry Battalion unit and its combat odyssey. Using letters, diaries, period images, newspaper articles, archives, and other forgotten sites throughout north Georgia, the author tells the story of this battalion. The result is a highly readable book that takes the reader on horseback through several of the major battles in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War.

“I Will Give Them One More Shot:” Ramsey’s 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H818
ISBN: 9780881462197
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $45.00
Beginning with the tumultuous events leading to Georgia's secession from the Union, “I Will Give Them One More Shot” follows the 1st Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, commanded by Colonel James N. Ramsey, as it travels from its formation at Macon, Georgia, to what happened to the soldiers and officers after they mustered out in March 1862, concluding with the fate of prominent characters and sites. Appendices list the commands under which the 1st Georgia served during major events in its year of service, casualties in the unit, and a roster of the 1,331 men who served with the regiment.

A Confederate Legend: Berry Benson in War and Peace
By author: Edward J. Cashin
Product Code: H764
ISBN: 9780881461183
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $32.00
Berry Benson. part poet and part warrior, viewed the Civil War as the supreme adventure. He measured himself against men who seemed to him to personify the chivalric ideals he had read about as a boy, and his own exploits became the stuff of legends. And because he had lived up to his highest ideals during the war, he devoted his post-war career to worthy causes.

A Fit Representation of Pandemonium: East Tennessee Confederate Soldiers in the Campaign for Vicksburg
By author: William D. Taylor
Product Code: H712
ISBN: 9780881460346
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $40.00
An account of East Tennesseans fighting to defend Confederate Vicksburg in late 1862 through July 1863. Their service at Vicksburg was primarily as infantrymen, but some participated as cavalry scouts, others as artillerymen. Indeed, it was admitted by many that the mightiest warship on the Mississippi during this period was sunk by the cannon of an East Tennessee battery.

A Hard Trip: A History of the 15th Mississippi Infantry, CSA
By author: Ben Wynne
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P406
ISBN: 9780881461794
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
Not strictly a military history, Ben Wynne examines in this book the social components of Confederate service in the context of the experiences of a single regiment. Using first-person accounts from letters, diaries, memoirs and other primary materials, the book sets the 15th Mississippi in a personal context. The narrative is chronologically arranged by the events of the Western Theater of the Civil War. Emphasizing the real war and not a romanticized version, the story of this unique regiment follows a group of men who entered the war with visions of glory and honor but within one year came to recognize the true nature of the conflict.

A Just and Holy Cause?: The Civil War Letters of Marcus Bethune Ely and Martha Frances Ely
Edited by: Linda S. McCardle
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H915
ISBN: 9780881465693
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
A JUST AND HOLY CAUSE? details the life of the family of Lieutenant Marcus Bethune Ely and his unit, the Russell Guards (Co. H, 54th Georgia Regiment) in the midst of one of our country’s greatest tragedies. The Russell Guards were organized in Columbus, Georgia by Captain Charles R. Russell in May 1862. Most of the recruits were from Muscogee and Harris County. These letters provide a picture of life on both the battlefield and the homefront, often touched with humor and love.

A Meteor Shining Brightly : Essays on the Life and Career of Major General Patrick R. Cleburne
By author: Mauriel Joslyn
Product Code: H533
ISBN: 9780865546936
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00
In this collection of well-written and lucid essays, the life, career, and impact of Irish Major General Patrick R. Cleburne is definitively reassessed. A Meteor Shining Brightly corrects inaccuracies in published accounts of Cleburne’s life, and explores aspects of Cleburne’s life that made him unique among Civil War generals.

A Shield and Hiding Place: The Religious Life of the Civil War Armies
By author: Shattuck
Product Code: P075
ISBN: 9780865543461
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00

A Southern Soldier's Letters Home : The Civil War Letters of Samuel Burney, Cobb's Georgia Legion, Army of Northern Virginia
By author: Nat S. Turner
Product Code: H618
ISBN: 9780865548169
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00

Battle of Despair : Bentonville and the North Carolina Campaign
Product Code: H624
ISBN: 9780865548213
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00
Battle of Despair: Bentonville and the North Carolina Campaign chronicles the skirmishes and battles between the Union and Confederate forces under General William T. Sherman and General Joseph E. Johnston, respectively, that led to the ultimate capitulation of Johnston’s army.

Belle Boyd: Siren of the South
By author: Scarboroug
Product Code: P164
ISBN: 9780865545557
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00
At age seventeen Belle Boyd shot and killed a Union soldier; at age nineteen she was in a Union prison, a Confederate spy who got caught. A spunky West Virginia girl full of charm and with a zest for adventure, Belle worked among the highest-ranking officers and the lowliest foot soldiers of the Civil War with an indomitable spirit that defied Union authority. Like many historical figures, in retrospect Belle Boyd may appear larger than life, but in this delightful biography her life is portrayed within its actual dimensions.

Breaking the Heartland: The Civil War in Georgia
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H824
ISBN: 9780881462401
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $29.00
Despite the state’s importance to the Confederacy and the war’s ultimate outcome, not enough has been written concerning Georgia’s experience during those turbulent years. The essays in this volume attempt to redress this dearth of scholarship. They present a mosaic of events, places, and people, exploring the impact of the war on Georgia and its residents and demonstrating the importance of the state to the outcome of the Civil War.

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