Category: Military History

Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher

The only comprehensive account of the Battle of Fort Fisher and the basis for the television documentary Confederate Goliath, Rod Graggs award-winning book chronicles in detail one of the most dramatic events of the American Civil War. Known as the Gibraltar of the South, Fort Fisher was the largest, most formidable coastal fortification in the Confederacy, by late 1864

Genre: Military History

General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior

A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War. Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of Hills role in Antietam, Frederi

Books in Military History

The Wilmington Campaign: Last Rays Of Departing Hope

Based on 25 years of research, the first full-length study of this important campaign, the largest combined army-navy operations effort of the Civil War. includes detailed accounts of every engagement and new information on Fort Fisher. A must-have campaign study!

Category: Military History

Sacred Ties: From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals: A True Story of the Civil War

The gripping story of six West Point graduates-including George Armstrong Custer-who fought each other in the Civil War.With Civil War storm clouds darkening the horizon, they were strangers from different states thrown together as West Point cadets: George Armstrong Custer, Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Henry Algernon DuPont, John Pelham, Thomas Lafayette Rosser, and Wesley

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Witness to Gettysburg

From the events that led to the clash at Gettysburg in July 1863 to the retreat of Robert E. Lees defeated Confederates, Richard Wheeler uses the words of participants--both Northern and Southern--to bring one of the Civil Wars bloodiest, most pivotal battles to life. Wheeler blends these compelling personal accounts into a startlingly vivid tapestry of war and a dramati