Critically Acclaimed Civil War History written by our members!
Daily Life in Civil War America (1998).
"... suitable for readers from 8th grade to adulthood. Students will benefit by gaining an understanding of the culture of the day; teachers will find that this information about daily life will enrich the Civil War curriculum."
-- American Reference Books Annual
"...good source.... encapsulates the experience and philosophy of civilians, slaves, and soldiers."
-- College and Research Libraries News
"The text is well written and complemented by a nice assortment of drawings and photos....This volume fills an overlooked niche in civil war literature. Highly recommended for all public and university libraries,"
-- Colorado Libraries
"...anyone interested in Civil War America would enjoy this book....This is a refreshing look at everyday America during the Civil War, and we can only hope that other historians carry on this kind of valuable research and writing."
-- The Journal of Southern History
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Also available by the same authors: The Encyclopedia of the Antebellum South (2000)
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Reenactors World Plus Lists other reenacting units from many periods.
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Camp Chase GazzetterThe voice of Civil War reenacting. The Camp Chase Gazzette includes information on Civil War reenactments and reenacting units nationwide.
Reenactor Net: Clothing, supplies, schedules for all periods.This site is very informative and it has links to many organizations in the reenacting community.
1st Light Dragoons: Rev War Cavalry
This is the home page of the 1st Continental Light Dragoons of "Light Horse Harry" Lee. This unit reenacts the mounted aspects of the American Revolution. The site contains a history of the unit, photos, and a calendar of events.
Daily Life in Civil War America
This book deals with the day-to-day lives of soldiers, civilians, and slaves in a single volume. More than fifty illustration, many of which have never before been published, grace the 341 pages of this book. Written by educators and historic reenactors this popular volume has been used at both the high school and college level as a primary text for the study of the Civil War Period.
The Encycolpedia of the Antebellum South
This 407 page volume is the only one of its kind. Published by Greenwood Press of Westport Connecticut, the release of this book has met with instant success. The entire pre-Civil War Period is covered by more than three hundred entries dealing with secession, slavery, plantation life, and the infant Confederate government. This book is a must for the Civil War enthusiast's bookshelf.
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