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  • CUSTER'S LAST CAMPAIGN: Mitch Boyer and the Little Bighorn Reconstructed. by Gray, John S. Foreword by Robert M. Utley.
    Gray, John S. Foreword by Robert M. Utley.
    CUSTER'S LAST CAMPAIGN: Mitch Boyer and the Little Bighorn Reconstructed.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - An authorative book on this battle - one which uses a totally different focus to interpret the events: "Starting with the shadowy Mitch Boyer, a mixed-blood heretofore known only as the sole army scout to follow Custer into battle and die with him, Gray devotes Part I of the book to filling in the details of Boyer's thirty-nine years preceding the Sioux campaign of 1876 . . . Part II cover the two weeks (June 11-25) during which Boyer served as Custer's key guide and scount." Foreword by Robert M. Utley. Illustrated with photographs, charts and maps. Bibliography, index. xvii, 446 pp. ISBN: 0-80322138X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63165
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  • Hollandsworth, James G. Jr.
    THE LOUISIANA NATIVE GUARDS: The Black Military Experience During the Civil War.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A well-written and well-documented study of an unusual regiment - as seen in the broader context of the society in which it originated, of the racism that its members endured, and as an early civil rights movement. "The most comprehensive study of the role of the Native Guard in the Civil War, this is a tale of Confederate and Union indifference and hostility to the black men who volunteered their services. It is a story of Union commanders who placed black troops in the most exposed and vulnerable positions, who systematically purged the ranks of black line officers, and yet, who in weaker moments had to admit…

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    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A well-written and well-documented study of an unusual regiment - as seen in the broader context of the society in which it originated, of the racism that its members endured, and as an early civil rights movement. "The most comprehensive study of the role of the Native Guard in the Civil War, this is a tale of Confederate and Union indifference and hostility to the black men who volunteered their services. It is a story of Union commanders who placed black troops in the most exposed and vulnerable positions, who systematically purged the ranks of black line officers, and yet, who in weaker moments had to admit these black men acquitted themselves admirably on the battle fields." (historian Richard Blackett). Illustrated with photographs and maps. Bibliography, index. xiv, 140 pp. ISBN: 0-8071-19393.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 33118
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  • McMurry, Richard M.
    JOHN BELL HOOD AND THE WAR FOR SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lexington, Kentucky: University Press Of Kentucky, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the strengths and weaknesses of this Confederate Army man: a brilliant leader of the Texas Brigade, and a disastrous failure, unable to stop Sherman's approach, when appointed to lead the Army of Tennessee. The 1982 winner of the Mrs. Simon Baruch University Award of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Fletcher Pratt Award of the New York Civil War Round Table. Maps, notes, a bibliographical esay, index. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-813114578.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 35170
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  • THE CIVIL WAR IN MARYLAND. by Toomey, Daniel Carroll.
    Toomey, Daniel Carroll.
    THE CIVIL WAR IN MARYLAND.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Baltimore, MD: Toomey Press. (1991.) dj. Hardcover - From the introduction: this is 'a chronology of military operations and major political events within the state. Its aim is two-fold: first, to dramatize the involvement and importance of Maryland, the smallest border state, during the first year of the war. Second, to recount for the first time over 150 battles, skirmishes, and minor military operations that occurred throughout the state." Maps, photographs, footnotes, index. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-961267003.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (prev owner's name).

    Book ID: 40913
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  • Tuchman, Barbara W.
    THE FIRST SALUTE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - On November 16, 1776, a ship flying the flag of the Continental Congress entered the port of St. Eustatius in the West Indies and was greeted with a salute, recognizing the authority of the government whose flag the ship carried. Noted military historian uses this salute as the starting point of her examination of the next 5 years, and the effects the American Revolution had, not just on American and England, but on Holland, France and the entire Old World. Illustrated. 347 pp including bibliography, notes and index. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-553330.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (appears unread, prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 25340
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  • BUSH AT WAR. by Woodward, Bob.
    Woodward, Bob.
    BUSH AT WAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first of several in-depth books on George W. Bush's war in Afghanistan after 9/11 and the push towards attacking Iraq. Based on interviews with more than 100 sources, including the President himself. Photographs, index. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-04735.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67771
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  • STATE OF DENIAL. by Woodward, Bob.
    Woodward, Bob.
    STATE OF DENIAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - Bush at War, Part III - an account of how the Bush administration avoided telling the truth about the Iraq War to the public and to Congress. Photographs, index. 558 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-72234.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to the edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 67772
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  • PLAN OF ATTACK. by Woodward, Bob.
    Woodward, Bob.
    PLAN OF ATTACK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - The "definitive account of how and why President George W. Bush, his war council and allies, launched a pre-emptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein and occupy Iraq." Photographs, index. 467 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-5547X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61021
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  • THE 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II. by Wright, Major B. C., Military Historian, compiled by.
    Wright, Major B. C., Military Historian, compiled by.
    THE 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II.

    Edition: 2nd printing (just one month after the first) - large trade paperback.

    Tokyo: Printed in Occupied Japan by Toppan Printing Company Ltd, 1947. Double page color map inside front covers..Includes information on the top commanders, the Admiralty campaign, the Leyte-Samar campaign, the Luzon campaign and more. Maps, Black and white photographs throughout. xxii, 245 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only (tape repairs to front cover and spine, contents in good condition)

    Book ID: 78784
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