In the Footsteps of J.E.B. Stuart

Fascinated by the American Civil War since the fourth grade, Clint Johnson has written eight books on the subject, including the acclaimed Civil War Blunders. Originally from Florida, he counts Confederate soldiers from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama among his ancestors. He is active as a Civil War re-enactor and has portrayed soldiers from both the South and the Union. In researching Pursuit, he spent months studying letters, diaries, and the...

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"A Vast and Fiendish Plot"

New York City, November 25, 1864. Confederate officers attempt to destroy the city with a series of lethal fires that will forever diminish it to a mere speck of an island. What fueled these Southern patriots' rage? And what if they had succeeded?This terrifying scenario almost became a reality following what the New York Herald declared "a vast and fiendish plot." Infuriated by the Union's killing of their beloved General John Hunt...

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In the Footsteps of J.E.B. Stuart

How elusive was Confederate cavalry chief J. E. B. Stuart? Just ask Union general George McClellan, who suffered embarrassment when Stuart rode a circle around his entire army in June 1862. Or Union general John Pope, from whose headquarters tent Stuart brazenly stole a coat, a dispatch book, and half a million dollars.This book will bring you closer to Stuart than the Federal army managed to get during most of the Civil War. You’ll...

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Bull's-Eyes and Misfires

You don't have to know much about the Civil War to be familiar with Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Stonewall Jackson, or William Tecumseh Sherman. "Bull's-Eyes and Misfires," however, tells the fascinating stories of fifty largely unknown people who dramatically changed the course of the Civil War by their heroic efforts or bungling mistakes. Here are the stories of:"Col. George Rains" who used his skill as a businessman to build a...

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The Politically Incorrect Guide to The South

What the PC Police don't want you to know--and what they got plain wrong--about the SouthFrom the Founding Fathers to the frontiersmen who tamed the West to the country music, NASCAR, Biblethumping heart of "Red State" America, the South is the quintessence of what's original, unique, and most loved about American culture. And with its emphasis on traditional values, family, faith, military service, good manners, small government, and...

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