Book of the Week


The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi
by Earl J. Hess

Now available in paperback! "In one volume, Earl Hess has given readers as complete a study as can be found of this theater of battle."
--New York Journal of Books
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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. […]