Book of the Week


A Field Guide to Gettysburg: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People
by Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler

"The authors have gone far beyond [a battlefield guide]. . . . An excellent source for Civil War buffs and anyone interested in the history and locale of Gettysburg."
--Library Journal 2013 Best Reference Book

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150th Anniversary of Fredericksburg Campaign

The Fredericksburg Campaign took place 150 years ago from December 11 to December 15, 1862. The struggle between Confederate general Robert E. Lee and Union general Ambrose Burnside resulted in a large Union defeat with twice as many casualties as the Confederacy suffered. […]

New Books Coming Fall 2012

New books by James McPherson, David Cecelski, and Bland Simpson, plus new paperbacks by George Rable and Judith Giesberg to be published in fall 2012. […]