Biographies

John C. Calhoun, Nationalist, by Charles M. Wiltse,1944. Illustrated. 477 pages. Biography of John C. Calhoun. Volume 1 in a three volume series.....$35

John C. Calhoun, Nullifier, by Charles M. Wiltse,1949. Volume 2 in a three volume series.....$35

John C. Calhoun, Sectionalist, by Charles M. Wiltse, 1951. Vol. three in a three volume series.....$35

Judah P.Benjamin, The Jewish Confederate, by Eli N.Evans, 467 pages. biography of the Attorney General of the Confederacy.....$25

The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography by Trevor N.Dupuy, Curt Johnson and David L. Bongard 1992. 834 pages. Excellent reference on world military leaders.....$50

The Life of Jefferson Davis, by Frank Alfriend, 1868, 645 pages. Excellent biography of Davis, tracing his life from West Point, to the Mexican War and ultimately to the presidency of the Confederate States of America.....$95

North Carolina Governors, by Beth G. Crabtree, 1958, 137 pages. Brief biographies of North Carolina governors from 1585-1958.....$25

The Iron Will of Jefferson Davis, by Cass Canfield, 1978, 146 pages. A first-rate illustrated biography of President Davis.....$15

General Douglas MacArthur: A Pictorial Biography, by Gene Schoor, 1951. Over 125 photographs of WWII's greatest general.....$5

Southern Emancipator, Moncure Conway: The American Years, 1832-1865, 1987, 282 pages. Biography of a radical, Unitarian abolitionist..$6

Who Was Who in the Civil War, edited by John S. Bowman, 1994, 224 pages. Nice profiles of notable figures in the war.....$50

Abraham Lincoln, by Lord Charnwood, 1917, 482 pages. An attempt at a Lincoln biography by an Englishman. A very favorable portrayal of Lincoln, from a unique point of view. Avoids any discussion of Lincoln's controversial policies.....$25

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, 504 pages. 1993 reprint edition of the 1845 autobiography. Fascinating and revealing look into the mind of a runaway slave and abolitionist agitator who became a lightning rod for the anti-slavery fervor that swept through the North prior to the war. Includes a chapter on his relationship with John Brown.....$15

George McDuffie, by Edwin L. Green, 1936, 262 pages. Biography of the South Carolina politician. From the personal library of South Carolina Governor John Gary Evans, with his signature.....$35

Robert E. Lee, The Soldier, by Maj. Gen. Sir Frederick Maurice, 313 pages, 1925. An examination and appreciation of Lee's masterful generalship.....$40

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, by Carl Sandburg, 1948. Part of the biographical series on Lincoln. Focuses on the earlier years of Lincoln in Illinois.

Volume I.....$15

Volume II.....$15

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, by Carl Sandburg, 1948. Continuation of Sandburg's biographical series. Focuses on the Civil War years of Lincoln's life.

Volume III.....$15

Volume V.....$15

Volume VI.....$15

Robert E. Lee: Man and Soldier, by Thomas Nelson Page, 1911, 734 pages. An excellent biography of Lee during the war years. Includes a fold-out map of Virginia.....$50

The Life of Stonewall Jackson, by A Virginian, 1866, 305 pages. A contemporary biography of a man considered by many to be the greatest tactician who ever lived. With steel plate engravings of Jackson and Ewell.....$140

Who Was Who in the Confederacy, by Stewart Sifakis, Vol. II, 1988, 324 pages. An excellent biographical reference book on notable figures in the Confederate military and government.....$25

A Life of General Robert E. Lee, by John Esten Cooke, 1871, 577 pages. A beautiful edition filled with steel engraving portraits and fold out maps......................................................$275

Life and Campaigns of Lt. General Thomas J. Jackson, by R. L. Dabney, 1866, 742 pages. An illustrated biography, among the best ever done on "Stonewall" Jackson. Delves into aspects of his personal life and religious beliefs that are left untouched by most biograpies.........................................................$350

A.P. Hill: Lee's Forgotten General, by William Woods Hassler, 1957, 249 pages. An excellent biography of the unsung hero of the Confederate cause. Details Hill's early years at West Point as well as his rivalry and friendship with George Brinton McClellan.........$45

Gray Fox, by Burke Davis, 466 pages. A history of General Lee and his masterful military tactics that set him apart, even in defeat, as the greatest of American military minds. Autographed by the author..............................................................$45

The Life of General Grant, by J.T. Headley, New York, 1868, 458 pages. Contemporary biography of the General in Chief. Steel plate engravings of uniformed Grant (in frontispiece) and Grant's army marching into Richmond..............................................$45

Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Joseph H. Barrett, 1865, 845 pages. Contemporary biography of Lincoln. Steel plate portrait engraving in frontispiece........................................................$75

R.E. Lee, by Douglas Southall Freeman, 1934, 4 vols. First edition. The classic biography of Lee. Much hero-worship by the author, but still very scholarly...................................$225

George Washington and the Negro, by Walter Mazyck, 1932, 180 pages. Biography of Washington as a slaveholder............................$45

George Washington, by Thora Thorsmark, 1932, 293 pages. Bicentennial biography of the 1st president.........................$15

Jefferson Davis, by Armistead C. Gordon, 1918, 329 pages. Biography of the Southern aristocrat and Confederate President......$40

George Washington, by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer, 1927, 640 pages, Volume I. Typical biography of the First President, with an interesting section on Washington's family history..................$35

Gideon Welles: Lincoln's Navy Department, by Richard S. West, Jr., Bobbs Merrill Co., 379 pages. Superbly written and illustrated biography of Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy........................$20

Southern Generals, Their Lives and Campaigns, by William Parker Snow, 1866, 500 pages. First edition rebound in a modern cover. Many steel plate engravings of Confederate generals...............$175

The Memorial Volume of Jefferson Davis, by J. Wm. Jones, D.D., Richmond, VA, 1890, 670 pages. Early biography of the Confederate president with steel plate engraving of Davis in frontispiece.....$95

Henry Clay, by Carl Schurz, 1899, 2 vols. Biography of the Great Compromiser by the immigrant politician and Union general.........$95

"First with the Most" Forrest, by Robert Selph Henry, 1944, 580 pages. Excellent biography of the controversial Southern hero. Much content on Fort Pillow and his alleged involvement in the Ku Klux Klan..............................................................$40

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