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Secret Yankees: The Union Circle in Confederate Atlanta
Thomas G. Dyer.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801868153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61710
 
Despite the unified front projected by the Confederacy, Union sympathizers remained in Atlanta for the duration of the American Civil War, posits Thomas Dyer. Drawing upon a little-known diary by ... (Read More)
 
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Sherman: A Solider's Life
Lee Kennett.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060930745.  Daedalus Item Code: 60586
 
Also the author of Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians During Sherman's Campaign, Lee Kennett here offers an interpretation of the general's life and career that ... (Read More)
 
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The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812
George C. Daughan.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465019625.  Daedalus Item Code: 60510
 
A few months after the outbreak of the War of 1812, Captain David Porter set out in the USS Essex on a 17-month cruise to the South Seas, an odyssey related in swashbuckling detail by the ... (Read More)
 
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The Shipwreck Cannibals: Captain John Deane and the Boon Island Flesh Eating Scandal
Adam Nightingale.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752487236.  Daedalus Item Code: 60071
 
In August 1710, the British merchant ship Nottingham Galley sailed for New England until a storm shipwrecked the 14 crewmen on Boon Island, a barren stretch of rock off the coast of Maine. Two ... (Read More)
 
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The Siege of Washington: The Untold Story of the Twelve Days that Shook the Nation
John Lockwood & Charles Lockwood.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199931187.  Daedalus Item Code: 60958
 
On April 14, 1861, the day Fort Sumter fell to Confederate forces, Washington, D.C.—surrounded by slave states and minimally defended—was ripe for invasion. Drawing upon rarely seen primary ... (Read More)
 
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The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812
Gene Allen Smith.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230342088.  Daedalus Item Code: 52257
 
We tend to view African Americans in our nation's history through the lens of the Civil War—either as free men living in the North or slaves living in the South. But less than 100 years earlier their ... (Read More)
 
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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects
Richard Kurin.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205293.  Daedalus Item Code: 54297
 
The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest and most popular repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Richard Kurin, the SI's Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture ... (Read More)
 
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Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385533379.  Daedalus Item Code: 41991
 
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
 
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Snow-Storm in August: The Struggle for Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307477484.  Daedalus Item Code: 38571
 
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government
M. Stanton Evans & Herbert Romerstein.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439147689.  Daedalus Item Code: 51066
 
Many sinister events that transpired in the clash of the world's superpowers at the close of World War II and the ensuing Cold War era have been ignored, distorted, and kept hidden from the public, ... (Read More)
 
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The Sting Man: The True Story Behind the Film American Hustle
Robert W. Greene.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780241970478.  Daedalus Item Code: 60407
 
Did a hustler from the Bronx nearly bring down the U.S. government? In an "absorbing and hilarious" book that "reads like good fiction" (Washington Post), two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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A Strange and Fearful Interest: Death, Mourning, and Memory in the American Civil War
Jennifer A. Watts.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780873282659.  Daedalus Item Code: 61273
 
During the Civil War years, photography became a powerful tool of reportage and remembrance; "The field of photography is extending itself to embrace subjects of strange and sometimes of fearful ... (Read More)
 
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