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101 Coggins, Jack Arms and Equipment of the Civil War
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1962 0385002882 / 9780385002882 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
160 pages, well illustrated, cloth, normal wear to dust jacket otherwise very good. 8 by 11 inches. From the dust jacket: "A must for Civil War fans - not a review of battles and strategy, glorious charges or fighting retreats, but a lavishly illustrated guide to the weapons and equipment used by the Blue and Gray. "; 160 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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102 Combined Books The Civil War Book of Lists. over 300 Lists from the Sublime to the Ridiculous.
Combined Books 1993 0938289152 / 9780938289159 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
240 pages, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "The editors of Combined Books, publishers of the Great Campaigns series, have combed through hundreds of Civil War histories, studies, accounts and reminiscences to compile The Civil War Book of Lists. This fascinating new handbook on the War Between the States is an invaluable source of facts, statistics, data and trivia. "B27-1; 240 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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103 COMMAGER, HENRY STEELE [editor] The Blue and the Gray - Two Volumes in One - The Story of the Civil War as Told by Participants
New York Fairfax Press 1982 0517383799 / 9780517383797 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
44,[2], 1201 pages, plates, maps, cloth, dj, very good. Reprint. From the publisher: Many wars have been fought since America became a nation, but it is the Civil War that has left the strongest impression on our minds and in our hearts. It furnishes us with our greatest heroes, civil and military; it establishes our standards of patriotism and heroism; and it remains the classic demonstration of the American character in time of crisis. In the two volumes of The Blue and the Gray, Henry Steele Commager presents the story of the Civil War in the words of those who were there. He evokes the collective memory of a whole generation - the Federals, the Confederates, officers, privates, nurses, and civilians - to re-create the war in all its aspects. What gives particular value and interest to The Blue and the Gray is that it embraces not only every major campaign and battle on land and on sea but almost every other side of the conflict as well. Here the reader will find the story of recruiting, discipline, life in camp and on the march, arms and ordnance, medicine and surgery, prison life, religious revivals, politics and diplomacy, and life behind the lines, North and South. Here is the story of the fighting, what made the fighting possible, and what went on in between battles and campaigns. From this vast storehouse of Civil War literature, the editor has culled some 450 substantial accounts, ranging from the most familiar to the most obscure. He has drawn from letters, journals, diaries, memoirs, official records, state papers, and many other sources. All these are arranged to tell a connected story of the war from the time that Abraham Lincoln was nominated at Chicago's Wigwam and the Confederate batteries fired on Fort Sumter to the time that Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's Theatre and the Stars and Stripes were raised once more over the battered fort. Each of the thirty-one chapters has an introduction designed to explain the particular campaign or issue presented. Each excerpt and narrator is introduced with appropriate commentary. The two volumes constitute the most comprehensive historical source book of Civil War history around." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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104 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Above and Beyond. a History of the Medal of Honor from the Civil War to Vietnam.
Boston Boston Publishing Company 1985 0939526190 / 9780939526192 Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
346 pages, well illustrated, black cloth, dust jacket tattered and frayed, book is very good. From the DJ: "Here now, for the first time, is a comprehensive history of the Medal of Honor. Through authoritative text and lavish pictures, ABOVE AND BEYOND presents the story of the medal and those who have eared it,commencing on the blood-drenched battlefields of the Civil War and culminating in the eerie jungles of Vietnam. "; 11 X 9.20 X 1 inches; 346 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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105 Cooper, A[Lonzo] In and out of Rebel Prisons Time-Life Collector's Library of the Civil War
Alexandria, Va, Time-Life 1983 0809442752 / 9780809442751 Leather Very Good with no dust jacket 
335, [1] pages, illustrations, full black leather, very good. Reprinted from the 1888 edition. From the preface: "What sets Cooper's story apart from the other prison memoirs appearing at the time is his detailed and generally objective descriptions of prison life and the number of different prisons he experienced - six in 10 months, in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia. ~This leather-bound volume, like every book in the Collector's Library of the Civil War, has been reproduced photographically from the original edition. It thus preserves the authenticity of the original, including biographical errors and printing irregularities." ; 335 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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106 Cowley, Robert (editor) MHQ the Quarterly Journal of Military History Spring 1990
MHQ Military History Quarterly 1990 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Vol. 2, No. 2. 112 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards very good. Contents include: The tragedy of unconditional surrender, Greek fire, The great wall of China, Why did France fall? , "Almost a miracle", The strange case of the Maiden Soldier of Picardy, First strike, Apocalypse at Munster, Checkmate at Mexico City, Berezina, The Norman invasion of Ireland, The Stonewall Enigma, Experience of War: A "night witch" remembers, etc. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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107 Cowley, Robert (editor) MHQ the Quarterly Journal of Military History Winter 1990
MHQ Military History Quarterly 1990 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Vol. 2, No. 2. 112 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards very good. Contents include: Europe 1914 by Sir Michael Howard, The First Crusade by Norman Kotker, George Washington - General by Thomas Fleming, Twilight Zone at the Pentagon by Thomas B. Allen, The Leuctra Mirage by Victor David Hanson, The Photographers of Barbarossa by Peter MacPherson, Berlin by John Keegan, Custer's Ghostherders by Neil Asher Silberman, The Wreck of the Magdeburg by David Kahn, When the Maquis stood and fought by Ted Morgan, Tactical Exercises: Mission Rescue by Rod Paschall, Arms and Men: T-34: Hammer of the Proletariat by Robert L. O'Connell, Experience of War: The CHristmas Eve Crab Invasion by Benis W. Frank, etc. 
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108 Cowley, Robert (editor) MHQ. the QUARTERLY JOURNAL of MILITARY HISTORY Vol. 1 #1 (1988) - Vol. 19 #2 (2006) [Lot of 62 Issues]
MHQ Military History Quarterly 1988-2006 Hard Cover Very Good 
62 issues, well illustrated, pictorial cloth, very good. Includes "Five year index with selected bibliography, Volume I - V Autumn 1988 - Summer 1993." Vol. 1 #1-4, Vol. 2 #1-4, Vol. 3 #1-4, Vol. 4 #1-4, Vol. 5 #1-4, Vol. 6 #1, #2, #4, Vol. 7 #1-4, Vol. 8 #1-4, Vol. 9 #1-4, Vol. 10 #1-4, Vol. 11 #1-4, Vol. 12 #1-4, Vol. 13 #2, #3, #4, Vol. 14 #3, #4, Vol. 15 #1-4, Vol. 16 #1, #2, Vol. 18 #3, #4, Vol. 19 #1, #2. From Eopinion reviewer dlh72782: "Military History Quarterly (MHQ) , as the title implies, is a fully illustrated quarterly magazine available in both hard cover and soft cover editions. Each issue contains roughly eight large articles about different battles, campaigns, and essays about different tactics. These articles are written by experts in the subject matter, either John Keegan writing about campaigns in WWI or James McPherson writing about the Civil War. In addition to these articles are several departments that concentrate on either art at war or the “Experience of War”. The magazine itself is incredible polished, with an appealing layout and full color paintings and various photographs to complement each article. The articles themselves, as might be expected from the list of authors mentioned above, are first rate. They give extensive information about interesting topics. Moreover, unlike Military History, the articles in MHQ are either about more esoteric topics (The War of the Three Henry’s or British Imperial campaigns in Afghanistan for example) or about topics that are usually glossed over within more mainstream subjects (Jutland or Mutiny on the Potemkin, for example)." 
Price: 300.00 USD
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109 CREVELD, MARTIN VAN Technology and war. From 2000 B.C. to the present.
New York Free Press, 1989 002933151X / 9780029331514 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
342 pages, 8 plates, cloth, dj, very good. From the dj, 'From the earliest clashes of spear-wielding warriors to the computerized battles of the late 20th century, the shape, conduct and sometimes the outcome of war have been intrinsically linked with technology. In this brilliant, definitive work - the result of a 5-year research project originally commissioned by the Pentagon - the internationally respected military historian Martin van Creveld offers a comprehensive yet succinct historical analysis of this relationship between technology and warfare over the past 4000 years. Going far beyond a study of specific military weaponry and systems, van Creveld considers the impact of all technological change not only on combat but on the totality of warfare, from the everyday physical realities of roads, vehicles, communications, timekeeping, and maps, the complex problems involved in strategy, technological management, innovation, and conceptualization.' 
Price: 12.00 USD
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110 CREVELD, MARTIN VAN Technology and war. From 2000 B.C. to the present.
New York Free Press, 1989 002933151X / 9780029331514 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
342 pages, 8 plates, cloth, DJ, very good. Embossed label of the former owner, a noted military collector. From the DJ, 'From the earliest clashes of spear-wielding warriors to the computerized battles of the late 20th century, the shape, conduct and sometimes the outcome of war have been intrinsically linked with technology. In this brilliant, definitive work - the result of a 5-year research project originally commissioned by the Pentagon - the internationally respected military historian Martin van Creveld offers a comprehensive yet succinct historical analysis of this relationship between technology and warfare over the past 4000 years. Going far beyond a study of specific military weaponry and systems, van Creveld considers the impact of all technological change not only on combat but on the totality of warfare, from the everyday physical realities of roads, vehicles, communications, timekeeping, and maps, the complex problems involved in strategy, technological management, innovation, and conceptualization.' 
Price: 10.00 USD
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111 Criswell, Grover C. , Jr. Criswell's Currency Series Vol. I, 2nd Revised Edition Confederate and Southern State Currency a Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices.
Citra, FL Criswell's Publications 1976 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
294 pages, illustrations, tables, grey cloth, covers scuffed otherwise very good. From his 1999 obituary: "Grover C. Criswell Jr of Fort McCoy, Fla. , one of the nation's best-known numismatists, died April 8 following a heart attack. He was 65. Criswell had served on the Board of Governors of the American Numismatic Association for a total of 22 years, including a two-year term as president from 1977 to 1979. He was a familiar and colorful figure at national and regional coin shows for much of his adult life before poor health limited his travel in recent years. Criswell was an expert on Confederate paper money, and wrote several books on the subject. He was a dealer in this material, as well, for many years -- and his personal collection was among the most extensive ever formed, causing him to be dubbed "the richest man in the world ... In Confederate money." ...I n 1972, Criswell launched Bank Note Reporter, a paper money journal published today as a monthly newspaper by Krause Publications. In addition to serving as an ANA official, he was a founder of the Society of Paper Money Collectors, a founder and president of Florida United Numismatists and an active member of numerous other coin clubs and societies, including the prestigious Rittenhouse Society." ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1 inches 
Price: 16.00 USD
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112 Criswell, Grover C. , Jr. North American Currency: the Standard Paper Money Reference, Completely Illustrated and Priced. Second Edition.
Citra, FL Criswell's Publications 1969 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
942 pages, illustrations, tables, red cloth, covers faded otherwise very good. From his 1999 obituary: "Grover C. Criswell Jr of Fort McCoy, Fla. , one of the nation's best-known numismatists, died April 8 following a heart attack. He was 65. Criswell had served on the Board of Governors of the American Numismatic Association for a total of 22 years, including a two-year term as president from 1977 to 1979. He was a familiar and colorful figure at national and regional coin shows for much of his adult life before poor health limited his travel in recent years. Criswell was an expert on Confederate paper money, and wrote several books on the subject. He was a dealer in this material, as well, for many years -- and his personal collection was among the most extensive ever formed, causing him to be dubbed "the richest man in the world ... In Confederate money." ...I n 1972, Criswell launched Bank Note Reporter, a paper money journal published today as a monthly newspaper by Krause Publications. In addition to serving as an ANA official, he was a founder of the Society of Paper Money Collectors, a founder and president of Florida United Numismatists and an active member of numerous other coin clubs and societies, including the prestigious Rittenhouse Society." ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1 inches 
Price: 24.00 USD
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113 Criswell, Grover C., with Douglas B. Ball, Ph.D. and Hugh Shull Comprehensive Catalog of Confederate Paper Money
Port Clinton, BNR Press 1996 0931960479 / 9780931960475 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
356 pages, illustrations, tables, pictorial boards, very good. From his 1999 obituary: "Grover C. Criswell Jr of Fort McCoy, Fla. , one of the nation's best-known numismatists, died April 8 following a heart attack. He was 65. Criswell had served on the Board of Governors of the American Numismatic Association for a total of 22 years, including a two-year term as president from 1977 to 1979. He was a familiar and colorful figure at national and regional coin shows for much of his adult life before poor health limited his travel in recent years. Criswell was an expert on Confederate paper money, and wrote several books on the subject. He was a dealer in this material, as well, for many years -- and his personal collection was among the most extensive ever formed, causing him to be dubbed "the richest man in the world ... In Confederate money." ...I n 1972, Criswell launched Bank Note Reporter, a paper money journal published today as a monthly newspaper by Krause Publications. In addition to serving as an ANA official, he was a founder of the Society of Paper Money Collectors, a founder and president of Florida United Numismatists and an active member of numerous other coin clubs and societies, including the prestigious Rittenhouse Society." ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 356 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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114 Crouch, Howard R Civil War Artifacts. a Guide for the Historian.
SCS Publications 1995 0961358157 / 9780961358150 Hardcover Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
237 pages, well illustrated, pictorial boards, minor spotting to front blank endpaper otherwise fine. From the back cover: "The new standard reference featuring buttons, plates, hat ornaments, ID pins & tags, Corps badges, insignia, stencils, Cape pins, bullets, artillery projectiles, pistols & longarms, swords, knives, gun tools, horse equipment, spurs, bottles, tools, musical items, medical items, coins, jewelry, carved bullets, personal items." ; 11.30 X 8.60 X 0.80 inches; 237 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
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115 Crouch, Howard R Civil War Artifacts. a Guide for the Historian.
SCS Publications 1995 0961358157 / 9780961358150 Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
237 pages, well illustrated, pictorial boards, very good. From the estate of Charles Luxmoore and with his signature. Luxmoore collected early militaria from the Civil and Indian Wars period. A member of the NRA, he served on the Army Rifle Team, and was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, serving as President and Vice President, Sons of the Colonial War." The new standard reference featuring buttons, plates, hat ornaments, ID pins & tags, Corps badges, insignia, stencils, Cape pins, bullets, artillery projectiles, pistols & longarms, swords, knives, gun tools, horse equipment, spurs, bottles, tools musical items, medical items, coins, jewelry, carved bullets, personal items." ; 11.30 X 8.60 X 0.80 inches; 237 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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116 Crouch, Howard R. Historic American Swords
Fairfax, VA SCS Publications 1999 0961358165 / 9780961358167 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
174 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards, very good. From the back cover: "This invaluable reference work includes: All of the basic swords in American military history; Swords of men and officers - 1607 through the 1960s; Military Regulation and Militia swords; Swords of the Army, Navy and Marine Corps; Swords of the Confederacy, 1861-1865; and, Fraternal and military society swords. From the highest quality presentation swords to blacksmith-made weapons -- all are shown in high quality, black & white photos. Detail views of maker's markings, proof marks, and blade engravings are shown on many. Pictured also are sword belts, plates and other accoutrements of the sword. Also included in this book are: A history of the sword; Sword types and terminology; The role of the U. S. Ordnance Department; Makers - U. S. , foreign, and Confederate; A nomenclature of the sword; and, Details of design, production and use." ; 11 X 8.70 X 0.80 inches 
Price: 90.00 USD
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117 Crute, Joseph H., Jr. Units of the Confederate States Army [Second Edition]
Gaithersburg, MD Old Soldier Books 1987 0942211537 / 9780942211535 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
504 pages, grey cloth, very good. Second edition. From the introduction: "It has taken many years of research to give a history, brief as it is, for each unit. To assist the reader in placing these unit statistics and actions in historical perspective, there is a chronology of events, campaigns, and battles that occurred during the war for the armies and departments in the eastern and western theaters. "; 9 X 6 X 1.30 inches; 504 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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118 Cunningham, H. H. Doctors in Gray. the Confederate Medical Service.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press 1993 0807118567 / 9780807118566 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xii, 339 pages, plates, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the publisher: Doctors in Gray, first published more than thirty years ago, remains the definitive work on the medical history of the Confederate army. Drawing on a prodigious array of sources, Cunningham paints as complete a picture of the daunting task facing those charged with caring for the war's wounded and sick. ; 339 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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119 CUTRER, THOMAS W. Ben McCulloch and the frontier military tradition.
Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1993 0807820768 / 9780807820766 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
402 pages, illustrations, maps, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. From the dj: A protégé of David Crockett and Sam Houston, Ben McCulloch (1811-62) led an extraordinary life as a frontiersman, entrepreneur, and soldier. This first modern biography tells his colorful life story and through his career illuminates mid-nineteenth-century American military culture. In particular, Thomas Cutrer focuses on the tension between traditional volunteer citizen-soldiers and the emerging professional military establishment. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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120 DAVIS, BURKE Jeb Stuart. The last cavalier.
New York Fairfax Press 1957 0517185970 / 9780517185971 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
With maps by Rafael D. Palacios. 462 pages, 4 plates, maps, cloth, dj, very good. Reprint. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: James Ewell Brown Stuart, (Jeb Stuart), 1833-64, Confederate cavalry commander in the American Civil War, b. Patrick co., Va. Most of his U.S. army service was with the 1st Cavalry in Kansas. On Virginia's secession, Stuart resigned (May, 1861) and became a captain of cavalry in the Confederate army. He distinguished himself at the first battle of Bull Run (July, 1861) and in September was made a brigadier general. In June, 1862, he conducted the first of his celebrated cavalry raids, making a complete circuit of General McClellan's army on the Virginia peninsula, noting the Union positions. General Lee used this information to advantage in the Peninsular campaign. Stuart was promoted to major general in July and given command of all the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia. After another bold and successful raid (Aug., 1862), this time to John Pope's rear, he covered the last stage of Stonewall Jackson's flanking movement before the second battle of Bull Run (Aug., 1862). He was actively engaged in that battle and in the subsequent Antietam campaign. Again in Oct., 1862, Stuart rode around the Union Army ranging as far as S Pennsylvania and capturing 1,200 horses. He made effective use of his famous horse artillery in the battle of Fredericksburg (Dec., 1862). In the battle of Chancellorsville, he moved with Stonewall Jackson in the brilliant flank attack. When both Jackson and A. P. Hill were wounded, Stuart took command. In June, 1863, he fought his greatest cavalry battle at Brandy Station. For knowledge of the enemy Lee depended on Stuart, who, he said, never brought him a piece of false information. But in the Gettysburg campaign, Stuart was absent from the army on a raid, and Lee was not apprised soon enough of the Union concentration N of the Potomac. On May 11, 1864, his corps, now decreased in size and deficient in equipment, met a force of Union cavalry at Yellow Tavern, and Jeb Stuart was mortally wounded. Not since the death of Stonewall Jackson had the South sustained so great a personal loss. His rollicking, infectious gaiety and hard fighting were sorely missed in the gloomy last days of Lee's army. 
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