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Myra Inman : A Diary of the Civil War in East Tennessee
Edited by: William Snell
Product Code: H443
ISBN: 9780865545908
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $45.00
In 1859, a thirteen-year-old-girl began a diary, detailing the emotions and events of everyday life in her small hometown of Cleveland, Tennessee. A sympathizer of the Confederate cause and supporter of its war effort... Inman occasionally records military news and political views, but her diary is more valuable for the evidence it provides about the workings of the important social sphere that historian.

On Rising Ground: The Life and Civil War Letters of John M. Douthit, Fifty-Second Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H997
ISBN: 9780881467666
Availability: In stock
Price: $27.00
When John M. Douthit of Appalachian Georgia enlisted as a private in Fannin County's Fifty-Second Volunteer Infantry Regiment on March 4, 1862 and marched with neighbors to train at Camp McDonald, he left behind a pregnant wife, an eighteen-month-old daughter, and a small farm. A precious cache of family letters traces him to eastern Tennessee, where he served south of Cumberland Gap; through the failed Confederate invasion of Kentucky; on the march to join Bragg's forces near Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and finally, to the defense of Vicksburg, where John and his fellow North Georgians arrived during the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou. The author, John's great-great granddaughter and a descendant of the daughter who was born while he was away and whom he never saw, includes family stories and her own mother's memories of John's wife Martha.

Our Good and Faithful Servant: James Moore Wayne and Georgia Unionism
By author: Joel McMahon
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H929
ISBN: 9780881466065
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
United States Supreme Court Justice James Moore Wayne is the most famous Georgian nobody knows. When his home state seceded from the Union in 1861, Wayne retained his seat on the US Supreme Court and remained loyal to the Union as the nation lunged headlong into war. He knew the insanity of secession, and warned of the folly of disunion, but his son, Col. Henry Wayne, resigned his commission in the US Army and cast his lot with the Confederacy. This book tells their story and examines the nature of Georgia’s strong and largely overlooked unionist sentiment in the decades before the Civil War.

Reconstruction in Georgia: Economic, Social, Political, 1865-1872
By author: C. Mildred Thompson   Introduction by: William Harris Bragg
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P538
ISBN: 9780881465945
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00
Fair-minded and comprehensive, C. Mildred Thompson’s RECONSTRUCTION IN GEORGIA (1915) has long been considered among the best of the state studies to emerge from Columbia University’s Dunning School. This coterie of graduate students in Professor William A. Dunning’s famed Reconstruction seminar produced studies of Reconstruction in their native states. Widely admired and appreciatively reviewed in their time, they were increasingly pilloried by revisionist scholars after mid-century. This new edition reintroduces Thompson’s classic to new readers as the Reconstruction Sesquicentennial gets underway. It corrects the major flaw of the original by including a full index, and also offers a detailed biographical sketch of the author.

Repairing the March of Mars : The Civil War Diaries of John Samuel Apperson, Hospital Steward in the Stonewall Brigade, 1861-1865
Edited by: John Herbert Roper
Product Code: H586
ISBN: 9780865547797
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $45.00
There are many collections of letters and Civil War memoirs available today, but very few offer in-depth information about the medical treatment of wounded soldiers. Editor John Herbert Roper provides an important supplement to this understudied aspect of the Civil War. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the American Civil War and in the history of medicine.

Requiem For a Lost City: A Memoir of Civil War Atlanta and the Old South
Edited by: Robert Davis Jr.
Product Code: H466
ISBN: 9780865546226
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $32.95
Through novels such as Gone with the Wind, the story of the fall and destruction of Atlanta has joined myths of other lost cities such as Atlantis, Troy, and Jericho. Sallie Clayton's memoirs show us the reality of Civil War Atlanta from Secession to the memorials to the fallen, many years after the war. Sallie was a member of one of Georgia's wealthiest and most prominent families. Her memoirs detail the losses her family suffered. Moreover, Sallie seems to have been in all the wrong places throughout the war. From her we have a first-hand account of war-torn Atlanta, plantation life during the war, the opening shots of the battle for Chattanooga, and of postwar riots in Augusta and Athens.

Righteous Armies, Holy Cause : Apocalyptic Imagery and the Civil War
By author: Aamodt
Product Code: H554
ISBN: 9780865547384
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $40.00

Saddle Bag and Spinning Wheel : Being the Civil War Letters of George W. Peddy, M.D., Surgeon, 56th Georgia Volunteer Regiment, C.S.A. and His Wife Kate Featherston Peddy
By author: George P. Cuttino
Product Code: H765
ISBN: 9780881461190
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Saddle Bag and Spinning Wheel is an as-it-was-happening chronicle of two persons caught up in the events of the Civil War themselves. There are 216 letters, the personal correspondence between George Washington Peddy, surgeon, 56th Georgia Volunteer Regiment, CSA, and his wife Kate. More of his letters (166) than hers (50) survived. Nevertheless the chronicle is complete (October 1861-April 1865).

Sherman's 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta
By author: Philip Secrist
Product Code: P220
ISBN: 9780865547452
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $24.00
In Sherman’s 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta the author traces the principal routes of march and sites of battle used by the Confederate and Union armies in the 120-day Atlanta Campaign. Exact location of events along the way have been identified through the recovery of military artifacts on the site and through comparing terrain features described in battle reports with the site today.

Soldiers of the Cross : Confederate Soldier-Christians and the Impact of War on Their Faith
Product Code: H662
ISBN: 9780865549265
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $35.00
This book is about war’s impact on the religious faith of individual Confederate Christian soldiers. The tribulations of war drove these men to new spiritual heights; and after the war, these men took up leadership positions in their postwar churches. This study closely traces the spiritual progression of nine individual Christian soldiers.

South Carolina's Civil War : A Narrative History
By author: W. Scott Poole
Product Code: H689
ISBN: 9780865549685
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $32.00
South Carolina’s Civil War provides a much-needed synthesis of a wealth of work by social, cultural, and military historians. Using a narrative approach to his controversial topic, the author makes the central issues of the conflict in the Palmetto state accessible to the lay reader.

Southside: Eufaula’s Cotton Mill Village and its People, 1890–1945
By author: David E. Alsobrook
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H931
ISBN: 9780881466089
Availability: In stock
Price: $29.00
SOUTHSIDE relates the stories of the cotton mill workers and their families who lived and worked in Eufaula, Alabama, a small town on the Chattahoochee River, from the 1890s through 1945. Utilizing previously unpublished family records, oral histories, and other primary sources, author David Alsobrook relates the stories of the lives of these ordinary mill families—their hopes, dreams, joys, and tragedies. Many of the photographs that appear in Southside are from personal family collections and have never been seen previously. Alsobrook’s chapter on legendary mill owner Donald Comer presents a fresh assessment of this remarkably enlightened corporate executive and his own particular brand of paternalism, which differed significantly from the philosophy of many of his contemporaries in the Southern textile industry.

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