Theodore Gerrish & H. S. Melcher
The civil war of the men from Maine by one of their number
Army Life: A Private’s Reminiscences of the Civil War by Theodore Gerrish
A Brief History of the 20th Maine Regiment in the American Ci..
Mary Webster Loughborough & Osborn H. Oldroyd
My Cave Life in Vicksburg by Mary Webster Loughborough & A Soldier’s Story of the Siege of Vicksburg by Osborn H. Oldroyd
A Union soldier and Confederate lady at Vicksburg, 1863
This unique book offers two entirely different views of the important and pivotal siege of Vicksburg during the American Civil War. Grant, in..
Delavan S. Miller
Two Works by a Drummer Boy of the American Civil War—Drum Taps in Dixie & A Drum’s Story and Other Tales
A Leonaur ‘two in one’ original book on the American Civil War
This unique Leonaur edition is sure to appeal to all enthusiasts of the history of the American Civil War. Both titles contained in th..
Lawrence Van Alstyne
The Recollections of a Union Soldier of ‘Bostwicks Tigers,’ 128th New York Volunteers During the American Civil War
A valuable American Civil War diary
This substantial diary of a Union soldier serving with a New York infantry regiment benefits from its author’s talent for observation. Diary entries were made fr..
S. H. M. Byers
The American Civil War Experiences of a Soldier of the 5th Iowa Infantry
The story of the ‘last man standing’
There are many military memoirs from hundreds of conflicts stretching back over the thousands of years that man has been engaged in armed conflict. For those wh..
Rufus R. Dawes
Service With the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers During the American Civil War
With the Iron Brigade on campaign and battlefield
For students of the American Civil War, the name Rufus Dawes will be forever associated with the famous Iron Brigade of the Union Army—that hardy a..
J. W. Grant & Pardon E. Tillinghast
The Recollections of a Private & a Quartermaster-Sergeant of the 12th Rhode
Island Volunteers During the American Civil War
My First Campaign
by J. W. Grant
Reminiscences of Service with the Tw
Rhode Islanders for the Union
This American Civil War volume by Joseph Grant and Pardon E. Tillinghast brings together two accounts that today would be unlikely to see individual re-publication bec..
Charles A. Fuller
A Young Lieutenant of the 61st New York Volunteer Infantry of the Union Army During the American Civil War
A first rate Civil War memoir of an outstanding Union Army regiment
The author of this book, Charles Fuller, was a young officer of the Union army at war with the Confederacy of Jefferson Davis dur..
R. E. McBride
From the Wilderness to Appomattox Court-House—The Experiences of a Soldier of the Pennsylvanian “Bucktail” Infantry During the American Civil War
The crack shots with the bucktails on their caps
This the first hand account of a young Pennsylvanian soldier who joined the Union Army to fight the Confederacy during the American Civil War. He or..
William Y. W. Ripley
Company F, First United States Sharpshooters in the American Civil War
The Union Army's green riflemen at war
The important role of sharpshooters on the battlefield had been recognised by armies since the time when firearms were developed with a greater degree of accu..
Henry Kendall, Milo Hascall, Wilson J. Vance, Gilbert Kniffin, Frederick Phisterer, Alexander F. Stevenson
Seven Accounts of the Stone's River/Murfreesboro Conflict During the American Civil War
Seven perspectives of a bloody Civil War encounter
The Battle of Stone's River (or Murfreesboro to give it its Confederate appellation) took place over the turn of the year between 1862 and 1863 in..
Frederick Lyman Hitchcock
Recollections of the 132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the American Civil War by One of Its Officers
A Union officer on campaign
The author of this book served as Adjutant and Major in the 132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and his primary objective in writing his account was to provide a regim..
Warren Olney & Joseph W. Rich
‘Shiloh’ as Seen by a Private Soldier
by Warren Olney
The Battle of Shiloh
by Joseph W. Rich
Shiloh from the ranks—Shiloh from the historian
The first piece in his vital book is a description of battle from the sharpest end of combat. It is the recollection of this momentous conflict of th..
Joshua M. Addeman & Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Reminiscences of Two Years With the Coloured Troops
by Joshua M. Addeman
Army Life in a Black Regiment
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Two accounts of commanding coloured troops in the field
Joshua Addeman served as a captain commanding the coloured soldiers of the 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery Regiment. His concise personal f..
William H. Armstrong
The Campaigns of an Officer of the Pennsylvania Volunteers During the American Civil War
An intimate view of life in the Union Army
William Armstrong’s account of his time in the Union Army during the American Civil War differs from many of its peers. Through Armstrong’s writings we se..