The University Press of Kentucky Sale on Civil War Books

by Brett Schulte on May 20, 2008 · 0 comments

The University Press of Kentucky is offering quite a few books, including Civil War books, on their site. Books are grouped into 20% off!, 30% off!, 50% off! and 80% off! categories.

I ended up picking up the following:

Here’s a list of the preceding and other books I found focusing specifically on the Civil war and related topics (this is a LONG list!):

20% off:

Blood on the Moon
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
By Edward Steers Jr.

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30% Off:

Act of Justice
Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War
By Burrus M. Carnahan

An American Iliad
The Story of the Civil War, Second Edition
By Charles P. Roland

Basil Wilson Duke, CSA
The Right Man in the Right Place
By Gary Robert Matthews

Becoming Bourgeois
Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865
By Frank J. Byrne

Bluecoats and Tar Heels
Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina
By Mark L. Bradley

The Civil War in Kentucky
By Lowell H. Harrison

Civil War Recipes
Receipts from the Pages of Godey’s Lady’s Book
By Lily May Spaulding, John Spaulding, Editors

Contested Borderland
The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia
By Brian D. McKnight

Democracy Rising
South Carolina and the Fight for Black Equality since 1865
By Peter F. Lau

Gray Ghost
The Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby
By James A. Ramage

History Teaches Us to Hope
Reflections on the Civil War and Southern History
By Charles P. Roland

John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders
By Edison H. Thomas

Kentuckians in Gray
Confederate Generals and Fields Officers of the Bluegrass State
Bruce S. Allardice and L

Lincoln Legends
Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated with Our Greatest President
By Edward Steers Jr.

Lincoln of Kentucky
By Lowell H. Harrison

Lincoln on Lincoln
Edited by Paul M. Zall

Mark Twain’s Civil War
Mark Twain
By David Rachels, Editor

Perryville
This Grand Havoc of Battle
By Kenneth W. Noe

Rebel Raider
The Life of General John Hunt Morgan
By James A. Ramage

Sue Mundy
A Novel of the Civil War
By Richard Taylor

Take Sides with the Truth
The Postwar Letters of John Singleton Mosby to Samuel F. Chapman
Peter A. Brown, Editor

The Trial
The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators
By Edward Steers Jr.

The View from the Ground
Experiences of Civil War Soldiers
By Aaron Sheehan-Dean, Editor

Virginia at War, 1861
By William C. Davis and James I. Robertson Jr., Editors

Virginia at War, 1863
Edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson Jr.

Virginia at War, 1862
Edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson, Jr.

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50% off:

The Battle Rages Higher
The Union’s Fifteenth Kentucky Infantry
By Kirk C. Jenkins

Black Southerners, 1619-1869
By John B. Boles

Blood on the Moon
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
By Edward Steers Jr.

Brigadier General John D. Imboden
Confederate Commander in the Shenandoah
By Spencer C. Tucker

Cushing of Gettysburg
The Story of a Union Artillery Commander
By Kent Masterson Brown

Johnny Green of the Orphan Brigade
The Journal of a Confederate Soldier
By John Williams Green
Edited by A.D. Kirwan

The Liberty Line
The Legend of the Underground Railroad
By Larry Gara

Lincoln and the Bluegrass
By William H. Townsend

A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky
The Diary of Frances Peter
By Frances Dallam Peter, Edited by John David Smith and William Cooper

When Slavery Was Called Freedom
Evangelicalism, Proslavery, and the Causes of the Civil War
By John Patrick Daly

With Charity for All
Lincoln and the Restoration of the Union
By William C. Harris

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80% off:

The Abolitionists and the South, 1831-1861
By Stanley Harrold

The Antislavery Movement in Kentucky
By Lowell H. Harrison

Confederate General R.S. Ewell
Robert E. Lee’s Hesitant Commander
By Paul D. Casdorph

Delia Webster and the Underground Railroad
By Randolph Paul Runyon

Dubious Victory
The Reconstruction Debate in Ohio
By Robert D. Sawrey

Evil Necessity
Slavery and Political Culture in Antebellum Kentucky
By Harold D. Tallant

For Honor, Glory, and Union
The Mexican and Civil War Letters of Brig. Gen. William Haines Lytle
By William Haines Lytle
Edited by Ruth C. Carter

Prologue to Conflict
The Crisis and Compromise of 1850
By Holman Hamilton

The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism
Addresses to the Slaves
By Stanley Harrold

Slave and Freeman
The Autobiography of George L. Knox
By George Knox, Edited by Willard B. Gatewood

When Slavery Was Called Freedom
Evangelicalism, Proslavery, and the Causes of the Civil War
By John Patrick Daly

While Father Is Away
The Civil War Letters of William H. Bradbury
By Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt, Editor

Yankee Blitzkrieg
Wilson’s Raid through Alabama and Georgia
By James Pickett Jones


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