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Bitter Freedom: William Stone's Record of Service in the Freedmen's Bureau
Suzanne Stone Johnson & Robert Allison Johnson, eds. Lou Falkner Williams, intro.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41398
 
In 1866, distinguished Civil War veteran Major William Stone of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers arrived in South Carolina to serve in the newly formed Freedmen's Bureau, supporting ... (Read More)
 
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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America
Richard Kluger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268891.  Daedalus Item Code: 32593
 
When appointed Washington’s first governor in 1853, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal—to persuade the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over ... (Read More)
 
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Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Carla L. Peterson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300162554.  Daedalus Item Code: 42091
 
While researching her genealogy, Carla Peterson delved into the lives of her 19th-century ancestors, uncovering the rich if underappreciated history of African American elites in New York City. ... (Read More)
 
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The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta
Marc Wortman.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586488192.  Daedalus Item Code: 32949
 
Atlanta's destruction during the Civil War is an iconic moment in American history. Here the author of The Millionaires' Unit depicts its siege and fall, revealing an Atlanta of unexpected ... (Read More)
 
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Boom!: Talking About the Sixties: What Happened, How It Shaped Today, Lessons for Tomorrow
Tom Brokaw.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback & DVD.
ISBN: 9780812975116.  Daedalus Item Code: 31263
 
In this follow-up to The Greatest Generation, Tom Brokaw offers an epic, multifaceted portrait of another defining era in America: the 1960s. Through the voices and stories of nearly 100 ... (Read More)
 
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The Boy General: The Life and Careers of Francis Channing Barlow
Richard F. Welch.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873388351.  Daedalus Item Code: 42659
 
One of the most successful combat officers in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War, Francis Channing Barlow had a clean-shaven, youthful appearance that earned him the nickname "the Boy ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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Brave Men in Desperate Times: The Lives of Civil War Soldiers
John McKay.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762723720.  Daedalus Item Code: 41862
 
What was it like to be a poorly trained, ill-equipped militiaman trying to defend your own home? What was it like to be stuffed into a makeshift submarine—an iron tube no more than 3 feet in diameter ... (Read More)
 
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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
Jim Rasenberger.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596509.  Daedalus Item Code: 32253
 
The United States–backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated military blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating even today. Despite the ... (Read More)
 
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By the Hand of Providence: How Faith Shaped the American Revolution
Rod Gragg.
Publisher: Howard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596301.  Daedalus Item Code: 36269
 
From the crafting of the Declaration of Independence to the signing of the peace treaty with Britain, this follow-up to Rod Gragg's George Washington Book Prize nominee Forged in Faith sheds ... (Read More)
 
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The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Franklin
Carla Mulford, ed.
Publisher: Cambridge.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780521691864.  Daedalus Item Code: 31659
 
Entertaining and historically detailed, this book addresses several themes in the study of Benjamin Franklin and his writings, while also showing Franklin in conversation with his British and ... (Read More)
 
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Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties
David Wallace.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762780150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41863
 
In the same absorbing style of his Lost Hollywood, David Wallace here presents the personalities and events that he argues made Prohibition-era New York City the cultural and financial capital ... (Read More)
 
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