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A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
Michael Farquhar.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143113058.  Daedalus Item Code: 54301
 
"History," wrote Thomas Carlyle, "is the essence of innumerable biographies," yet countless fascinating characters are relegated to a historical limbo. In this lively, browsable collection of ... (Read More)
 
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The True Benjamin Franklin: An Illuminating Look into the Life of One of Our Greatest Founding Fathers
Sydney George Fisher.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629144030.  Daedalus Item Code: 54011
 
Seeking to resurrect Benjamin Franklin, the man, from the shroud of myth that had enveloped the Founding Fathers, this 1898 biography from Philadelphia lawyer and colonial historian Sydney George ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, intro.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476767345.  Daedalus Item Code: 54590
 
The inspiration for the triple Oscar-winning film of the same name, this is the 1853 memoir of Solomon Northup, a black man born free in upstate New York who was drugged, beaten, and sold in the ... (Read More)
 
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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero
Michael Korda.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060755218.  Daedalus Item Code: 51342
 
Despite his humble background as the son of a tanner, and assorted failed business ventures, the unwavering determination of Ulysses S. Grant propelled him through the ranks of military leadership ... (Read More)
 
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A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
Mark A. Bradley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465030095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51374
 
Rhodes Scholar, patriot, and descendent of one of America's most distinguished families, Duncan Chaplin Lee was also possibly the best-placed mole ever to infiltrate U.S. intelligence operations. As ... (Read More)
 
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Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem
Paul Martin.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616149277.  Daedalus Item Code: 54559
 
From the drunken, ne'er-do-well cop who abandoned his post at Ford's Theatre (and gave assassin John Wilkes Booth unchallenged access to President Lincoln) to the notorious Kansas quack who made ... (Read More)
 
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Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684847955.  Daedalus Item Code: 54702
 
Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up loving both her family and baseball. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of No Ordinary ... (Read More)
 
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War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies: Series I. Vol. 11. Part I Reports. Serial No. 12.
Robert N. Scott.
Publisher: National Historical Society.   Format: no jacket.
Daedalus Item Code: 51875
 
This book, the first part of Volume XI, covers reports of the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia, the first Union offensive of the Civil War, from March 17 to June 24, 1862. Under command of ... (Read More)
 
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War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies: Series I. Vol. 11. Part III Correspondence. Etc. Serial No. 14.
Robert N. Scott.
Publisher: National Historical Society.   Format: no jacket.
Daedalus Item Code: 51876
 
The third part of Volume XI, this book reproduces military correspondence during the Peninsular Campaign of the spring and summer of 1862, the first Union offensive of the Civil War, from ... (Read More)
 
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War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies: Series I. Vol. 10. Part II: Correspondence, Etc. Serial No. 11.
Robert N. Scott.
Publisher: National Historical Society.   Format: no jacket.
Daedalus Item Code: 51828
 
Volume X of the ORs focuses on operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia for the period March 4–June 10, 1862. It begins with General G.T. ... (Read More)
 
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War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies: Series I. Vol. 11, Part II: Reports, Etc. Serial No. 13.
Robert N. Scott.
Publisher: National Historical Society.   Format: no jacket.
Daedalus Item Code: 51829
 
This second part of Volume XI of the ORs continues the reports of the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia, the first Union offensive of the Civil War, from June 25 to September 2, 1862. The record ... (Read More)
 
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War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies: Series I. Vol. 12. Part II: Reports. Serial No. 16.
Robert N. Scott.
Publisher: National Historical Society.   Format: no jacket.
Daedalus Item Code: 51830
 
Covering operations in Northern Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, this second part of Volume XII of the ORs is a collection of reports spanning June 26–September 2, 1862, and includes ... (Read More)
 
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