History - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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Killing Lincoln: The Assassination th...

Bill O'Reilly

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Comm...

James McPherson

James McPherson, a bestselling historian of the Civil War, illuminates how Lincoln worked with—and often against— his senior commanders to defeat the Confederacy and create the role of commander in chief as we know it. Though Abra...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2008

The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses ...

H. W. Brands

From New York Times bestselling author H. W. Brands, a masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two criti...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2012

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and...

S. C. Gwynne

From the author of the mega-bestselling, prize-winning New York Times bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon comes a groundbreaking account of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a great and tragic American...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2014

One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln...

John C. Waugh

Lincoln is the central axis of this story about America's seemingly unstoppable march toward war, the shattering of its political landscape, and its grappling with the moral underpinnings of a republic of the people, by the people, an...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Tod...

Stephen Berry

A rising star among historians charts the fortunes of a family shattered by the Civil War---Mary Todd Lincoln's family---and their surprising impact on how Lincoln fought that war.

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

Midnight Rising: John Brown and the R...

Tony Horwitz

Bestselling author Tony Horwitz tells the electrifying tale of the daring insurrection that put America on the path to bloody warPlotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in U.S. ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2011

The Civil War

Ric Burns

The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This non-illustrated edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived thr...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

Lincoln's Letters, Essays and Speeche...

Abraham Lincoln

Details Size Height: 7.3 in Width: 5.3 in Thickness: 0.5 in Weight: 3.2 oz

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2008

Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of A...

Stephen W. Sears

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. B...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

My Thoughts Be Bloody: The Bitter Riv...

Nora Titone

A provocative new look at the man behind Lincoln's assassination and the intense sibling rivalry that motivated him to act.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Stealing the General: The Great Locom...

Russell S. Bonds

On April 12, 1862 -- one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War -- a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and nineteen infantry volunteers infilt...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2011

The Politically Incorrect Guide to th...

H. W. Crocker

Crocker busts myths and shatters stereotypes as he profiles eminent-- and colorful-- military generals while taking readers through chapters such as ''The Civil War in Sixteen Battles You Should Know''.

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History...

Charles Bracelen Flood

In a masterly narrative, historian and novelist Charles Bracelen Flood brings to life the drama of Abraham Lincoln's final year, in which he oversaw the final campaigns of the Civil War, was re-elected president, and laid out his visi...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2009

Shades of Blue and Gray

Herman Hattaway

An introductory military history of the American Civil War, Shades of Blue and Gray places the 1861-1865 conflict within the broad context of evolving warfare. Emphasizing technology and its significant impact, Hattaway includes valua...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2007

Lincoln's Spymaster

David Hepburn Milton

Beyond the Civil War's bloody battles was an equally important diplomatic and intelligence contest that raged between the North and South in Europe. At the head of the fray was Thomas Haines Dudley, the "father of modern American inte...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2007

Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as C...

James M. McPherson

From the dean of Civil War historians and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. H...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2014

War on the Waters: The Union and Conf...

James M. McPherson

[Read by Joe Barrett] Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In War o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2012

Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of A...

Stephen W. Sears

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. B...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2005

The Slaves' War: The Civil War in the...

Andrew Ward

This is the first narrative of the Civil War told by the very people that it freed. Groundbreaking, compelling, and poignant, The Slaves' War delivers an unprecedented vision of the nation's bloodiest conflict. An acclaimed historian ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2008

General Sherman's Christmas: Savannah...

Stanley Weintraub

General Sherman's Christmas opens on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 1864, one month before Christmas. Sherman was relentlessly pushing his troops across Georgia, reaching Savannah days before Christmas. His methodical encroa...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2009

General Sherman's Christmas: Savannah...

Stanley Weintraub

The author of the bestselling Silent Night combines two winning topics: Christmas and the Civil War, focusing on the holiday season of 1864.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2009

The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of...

Marc Wortman

The destruction of Atlanta is an iconic moment in American history but one that was treated only cursorily by historians. Marc Wortman grandly remedies this situation with The Bonfire, an absorbing narrative history told through the p...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2009

The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of...

Marc Wortman

The destruction of Atlanta is an iconic moment in American history. Marc Wortman offers the first detailed exploration of this epic siege on American soil, told through the points of view of key participants both Confederate and Union.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2009

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four W...

Karen Abbott

Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating yet little known aspects of the Civil War: the stories of four courageous women - a socialite, a farm girl, an abolitionist, and a widow - who were spies. After shooting a Union sol...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2014

1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History...

Charles Bracelen Flood

At the beginning of 1864, the Civil War was far from won; terrible and bloody Union setbacks and casualties lay ahead. Abraham Lincoln was facing a re-election battle as some northern Democrats were ready to start peace talks that cou...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2009

Reconstruction: America's Unfinished ...

Eric Foner

[Read by Norman Dietz] The period following the Civil War was one of the most controversial eras in American history. This comprehensive account of the period captures the drama of those turbulent years that played such an important r...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2016

The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and ...

Eric Foner

From a master historian, the story of Abraham Lincoln's---and the nation's---transformation through the crucible of slavery and emancipation.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and ...

Stephen Fox

In July 1862, Confederate Captain Raphael Semmes took command of a secret new warship. At the helm of the Alabama, he became the most hated and feared man along the Union coast, as well as a Confederate legend. Now, with unparalleled ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2007

The Man Who Would Not Be Washington

Jonathan Horn

The riveting true story of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington's family but turned by war against Washington's crowning achievement, the Union. On the eve of the Civil War, one soldier embodied ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2015
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