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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618344192.  Daedalus Item Code: 59586
 
(Winner of the 1983 Fletcher Pratt Award) The battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in American history; in this single day, the Civil War ... (Read More)
 
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The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln. Joseph Fornieri, ed.
Publisher: Gateway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596980846.  Daedalus Item Code: 60445
 
Capturing the essence of Abraham Lincoln's highly moral political vision and his struggles both to preserve the Union and to redeem it from what he saw as the sin of slavery, this book collects his ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Confederate General: John C. Vaughn and His East Tennessee Cavalry
Larry Gordon.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760335178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53364
 
In the mid-19th century John Crawford Vaughn was one of the most famous men in Tennessee. He was the first man to raise a regiment in the state and the last Confederate general in the eastern theater ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Investigation: What Insiders Know About the Assassination of JFK
Gaeton Fonzi. Marie Fonzi, preface.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626360785.  Daedalus Item Code: 53997
 
Investigative reporter Gaeton Fonzi became suspicious of the Warren Commission report on the assassination of John F. Kennedy after interviewing Arlen Specter, co-author of the report's "single ... (Read More)
 
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Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II
Stephen Harding.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306823381.  Daedalus Item Code: 62321
 
On August 18, 1945—three days after Japan announced it would surrender—American Army Air Force Sergeant Anthony J. Marchione bled to death on the deck of his lumbering B-32 bomber, high over Tokyo. ... (Read More)
 
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Lee's Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant—1864
Clifford Dowdey.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084110.  Daedalus Item Code: 53999
 
The author of Bugles Blow No More and numerous other books about the Civil War and southern American history, Virginia native Clifford Dowdey (1904–79) was particularly fascinated with ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy. Martin W. Sandler, ed.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608192717.  Daedalus Item Code: 54287
 
From the 12-year-old John F. Kennedy's charming written plea to his father for a raise in his allowance, to a rather poetic RSVP to a July 1963 sailing event, the correspondence of the 35th president ... (Read More)
 
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LIFE Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait
Henry Louis Gates Jr., foreword. Allen C. Guelzo, narrative.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930729.  Daedalus Item Code: 53472
 
A vivid and multifaceted portrait in words and images, this oversized volume commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death with a celebration of his life, his unparalleled place in ... (Read More)
 
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Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: The Life of Rosa Parks
Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248585.  Daedalus Item Code: 54730
 
In December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, 42-year-old seamstress Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus to a white passenger. Her arrest led to a year-long boycott of the city's ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln and the Jews: A History
Jonathan D. Sarna & Benjamin Shapell.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250059536.  Daedalus Item Code: 61600
 
As seen here in dozens of remarkable original manuscripts and images from the Shapell Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln's lifetime coincided with the emergence of Jews on the national scene. When ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion
Harold Holzer.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439192719.  Daedalus Item Code: 52418
 
(Winner of the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize) Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer offers us this insightful profile of Abraham Lincoln as a man who clearly understood the role of the press in ... (Read More)
 
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