Book of the Week


The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and the Slaves' Civil War
by David Cecelski

Now available in paperback!

"Cecelski's marvelous story of a North Carolina slave who transcended his bondage with flair provides a meaningful way to commemorate the sesquicentennial Civil War anniversaries."
--Publishers Weekly
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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. […]