Book of the Week


Lincoln's Forgotten Ally:
Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky

by Elizabeth D. Leonard

Now available in paperback

“[With] Leonard’s skillful research and careful assessment. . . . Joseph Holt will no longer remain an obscure figure.”
--Journal of American History

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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. […]