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Mosby's War Reminiscences - Stuart's Cavalry Campaigns: Civil War...
by John Singleton Mosby

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July 05, 2019

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Madison & Adams Press presents the Civil War Memories Series. This meticulous selection of the firsthand accounts, memoirs and diaries is specially comprised for Civil War enthusiasts and all people curious about the personal accounts and true life stories of the unknown soldiers, the well known commanders, politicians, nurses and civilians amidst the war. <br /> "Mosby's War Reminiscences" is an account of wartime exploits, written by a Confederate army cavalry commander, John S. Mosby. While describing his war experiences, Mosby at the same time wanted to defend the reputation of his commander J.E.B. Stuart, who some partisans of the "Lost Cause" blamed for the Confederacy's defeat at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Mary Lincoln: Biography of a Marriage
by Ruth Painter Randall

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English

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258

Publication Date

June 28, 2019

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Mary Todd Lincoln is probably the most maligned of famous women in our nation's history. Now for the first time the true woman beneath that myth is presented in a warmly sympathetic biography based on new research. When the veil of legend surrounding her is torn aside, and entirely new picture of a woman and a marriage emerges.<br /><br /><i>"...This book is that new hearing in the case of Mary Lincoln. Its aim, however imperfectly accomplished, has been to go over the evidence, old and new, pro and con, to consider it afresh, and to come nearer the truth about Abraham Lincoln’s wife. But a biography should be more than a court trial; it should include portrayal of character. As far as lies within my power I have tried to restore, from tested historical material, the personality of Mary Lincoln".</i><br /><br />R.P.R.
Road to Huertgen: Forest in Hell
by Paul Boesch

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English

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149

Publication Date

June 20, 2019

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The Huertgen Forest defenses of the Nazis were meticulously and diabolically planned. They, with the Ruhr River positions, constituted the Eastern-most section of the Siegfried system. Capture of Huertgen, followed by crossing the Ruhr would mean that the much vaunted German West Wall had been completely crushed.The Germans intended to use Huertgen not only as a defensive structure but also as an area from which to launch part of their Argonne offensive later.<br />Paul Boesch, leading “G” Company of the 121st Infantry through screaming shells and deadly small arms fire captured a vantage point on the edge of the town of Huertgen. There, completely surrounded, he demonstrated outstanding leadership. He and his depleted company hung onto this valuable conquest and their unconquerable determination gave a springboard from which the final attack was successfully launched.
Coral Comes High
by George P. Hunt

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English

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104

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June 25, 2019

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<i>"AT 0830, September 15, 1944, the First Marine Division attacked the Japanese-held island of Peleliu in the Palau Islands and engaged an estimated 10,000 Japanese in one of the fiercest straggles of the war. I was in command of Company “K” ...In no sense is this hook the complete account of the Peleliu invasion. It is principally a story of my company and myself and what happened to us during a grim action of forty-eight hours’ duration. With one exception, I have used the real names of real persons".</i><br /><br />G.H.<br /><br /><br /><i>"...It is my belief that Captain George Hunt has told here a story which is important in the history of the United States Marines. It is not an official account, and Captain Hunt has not attempted to give an overall picture of grand strategy, nor even the complete story of Peleliu. He has, however, told in the simplest terms the story of his own company — a small force which suffered terrible casualties and fought against considerable odds to see a specific job through.<br />If this small unit, this small association of fighting men, had not done its job, there is no knowing what the results might have been in terms of casualties along an entire beach sector.<br />Captain Hunt has been awarded the Navy Cross as commander of a company of Marine riflemen on Peleliu.<br />This is a story of fighting men told by a fighting man".</i><br /><br />Alexander A. Vandegrift
The Fighting Cheyennes
by George Bird Grinnell

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English

Pages

363

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June 28, 2019

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<i>"This book deals with the wars of the Cheyennes. A fighting and a fearless people. <br />When their struggles with the white men began, some of their older and wiser men strove earnestly to preserve peace, but their efforts failed. During these first wars between the whites and the Cheyennes, the United States Government was struggling for its very life. Its attention was concentrated on the war between the North and the South, and the movements of a few Indians on the thinly settled frontier attracted little notice. As more and more people pushed into the West, there was more and more fighting with Indians, until in 1878-9 it ceased — so far as the Cheyennes were concerned.<br />Since the Indians could not write, the history of their wars has been set down by their enemies, and the story has been told always from the hostile point of view. White writers have lauded white courage and claimed white successes. If it has been necessary to confess defeat, they have abused those who overcame them, as the defeated always abuse the victors.<br />Evidently there is another side to this history, and this other side is one which should be recorded; and, since the wars are now distant in time, the Indians’ own descriptions of these battles may be read without much prejudice. I have tried to present the accounts by whites and Indians, without comment."</i><br /><br />G.B.G.
EL Poder de la Inconformidad: Descubre Cómo el Éxito te Espera ...
by Manny Languasco

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Spanish

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344

Publication Date

July 16, 2019

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Si el miedo te está alejando de tus objetivos y estás cansado de tratar de lograr el éxito personal y financiero, entonces este libro es para ti. El mundo en el que nos encontramos hoy en día es duro e implacable. El estrés de tratar de sobrevivir solo requiere tanta fuerza de voluntad que la mayoría de las personas simplemente ceden a sus miedos e inseguridades y se rinde. Los más persistentes tratan de buscar información que les ayude a superar sus temores, debilidades e inseguridades, pero la sobreabundancia de información y su incapacidad para resolver el trigo de la paja plantea una barrera.
A Confederate Girl's Diary (Illustrated Edition): Civil War Memor...
by Sarah Morgan Dawson

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English

Pages

306

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July 05, 2019

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Madison & Adams Press presents the Civil War Memories Series. This meticulous selection of the firsthand accounts, memoirs and diaries is specially comprised for Civil War enthusiasts and all people curious about the personal accounts and true life stories of the unknown soldiers, the well known commanders, politicians, nurses and civilians amidst the war. <br /> "A Confederate Girl's Diary" is a six-volume journal written by Sarah Morgan, who was the daughter of an influential judge in Baton Rouge. Sarah originally requested that her diary be destroyed upon her death. However, she later deeded the set to her son, who had published it. From March 1862 until April 1865, Sarah faithfully recorded her thoughts and experiences of the war.
St. Francis of Assisi
by G. K. Chesterton

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English

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108

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July 04, 2019

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Francis of Assisi is, after Mary of Nazareth, perhaps the greatest saint in the Christian calendar, and one of the most influential men in the whole of human history. By universal acclaim, this biography by G. K. Chesterton is considered the best appreciation of Francis's life--the one that gets to the heart of the matter.
The True Story of Andersonville Prison: Civil War Memories Series
by James Madison Page

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English

Pages

165

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July 05, 2019

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Madison & Adams Press presents the Civil War Memories Series. This meticulous selection of the firsthand accounts, memoirs and diaries is specially comprised for Civil War enthusiasts and all people curious about the personal accounts and true life stories of the unknown soldiers, the well known commanders, politicians, nurses and civilians amidst the war. <br /> "The True Story of Andersonville Prison" represents an important narrative of Andersonville prison in Georgia. The author brings his defense of the prison commander Henry Wirz, who was charged by the U.S. Government and executed after the Civil War. The author's description of the trial, conviction, and execution of Wirz is extremely sympathetic and provides an alternative view of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
The Conquest of New Spain
by Bernaz Diaz del Castillo

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English

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315

Publication Date

February 13, 2017

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<i>The Conquest of New Spain</i> is the first-person narrative of Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1492–1581), the 16th-century military adventurer, conquistador, and colonist settler, who served in three Mexican expeditions -- those of Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (1517) to the Yucatán peninsula; the expedition of Juan de Grijalva (1518), and the expedition of Hernán Cortés (1517) in the Valley of Mexico. Del Castillo relates his participation in the fall of Emperor Moctezuma (Montezuma) II and the subsequent defeat of the Aztec empire. This is Volume I.

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