Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (The Killing of Historical Figures)

n A riveting historical narrative of the heart stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega bestselling author Bill O Reilly nThe anchor of The O Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history how one gunshot c

Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War

When prize winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he s put war zones behind him But awakened one morning by the crackle of musket fire, Horwitz starts filing front line dispatches agai

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln s political genius in this highly original work, as the one term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.On May 18, 1860,

Mary Edwards Walker: America's Only Female Medal of Honor Recipient

Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited n nIn the history of America, only one woman has ever received the Medal of Honor Dr Mary Edwards Walker n nHowever, Mary s life was than just a medal Not only was Mary a leading suffragist, the first female surgeon to serve in the United

Grant

Ulysses S Grant s life has typically been misunderstood All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the w

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

From the author of the prizewinning New York Times bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon comes a thrilling account of how Civil War general Thomas Stonewall Jackson became a great and tragic American hero n nStonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance As much as any person in the

Gettysburg

A masterful, single volume history of the Civil War s greatest campaign n nDrawing on original source material, from soldiers letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W Sears s Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign He takes particular care in hi

The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

More than 140 years ago, Mark Twain observed that the Civil War had uprooted institutions that were centuries old, changed the politics of a people, transformed the social life of half the country, and wrought so profoundly upon the entire national character that the influence cannot be measured sh

The Fateful Lightning (Civil War: 1861-1865, Western Theater, #4)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From Jeff Shaara comes the riveting final installment in the Civil War series that began with A Blaze of Glory and continued in A Chain of Thunder and The Smoke at Dawn November 1864 As the Civil War rolls into its fourth bloody year, the tide has turned decidedly in fa

Robert E. Lee's Orderly: A Modern Black Man's Confederate Journey

A descendant of Nathan Bedford Forrest s slaves, Al Arnold, tells his journey of embracing his Confederate heritage His ancestor, Turner Hall, Jr., a Black Confederate, served as a body servant for two Confederate soldiers and an orderly for Gen Robert E Lee Turner Hall, Jr was celebrated by Bl