Tag: Civil War books

  • Civil War Book Acquisitions, November 2014

    It’s been quite awhile since my last book acquisitions post, and now that the 150th anniversary of the Siege of Petersburg is about to go into winter quarters for a bit, posting at TOCWOC should again pick up.  Here are some recent arrivals along with my short comments on each: A Gunner in Lee’s Army: […]

  • Book Alert

    Just a heads up to various TOCWOC readers – bookseller Edward R. Hamilton has a lot of remaindered and discontinued books of all kinds, but they have an excellent selection of Civil War books. Nice folks to deal with, shipping is prompt and reasonable. Some examples: STAFF OFFICERS IN GRAY: A Biographical Register of the […]

  • Short Takes

    Our local bookmeister, Dale Neal, report a new Civil War book by a local author. James Rumley’s orderly world was changed forever when Union soldiers attacked New Bern in 1862 and occupied his hometown in nearby Beaufort for the following three years. Rumley recorded his thoughts about Union occupation, secession, slave ownership and other topics […]