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Maritime History Scuffed Covers
Adventure novel set on historic Columbia River mouth lightship. 345 pages.
AND INLAND CATASTROPHES. Snow. Stories of calamity and devastation on both land
and sea. Illustrated.
MYTHS OF THE SEA. Behrman. Explores the importance of the sea to the English
culture and national purpose historically. 188 pages.
Prentice-Hall Illustrated Dictionary. Pollard & Holme. Covers computers and
electronics, automation, magnets, pumps, aircraft, racecars, more. Over 800 entries, 225
REMINISCENCES: The True Story of Evangeline. Voorhies. Tale of migration from
Acadia to Louisiana. 107 pages. 1907. Fine condition.
THE AMERICAN WAR
1812-1814. Katcher. The bitter fighting when British burned the White House
and stormed New Orleans. Color illustrations, 48 pages.
NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD. Tilberg. National Park Service Handbook of shrines and
memorials and historic Civil War battle at Sharpsburg, Maryland, "bloodiest day of
Civil War". Illustrated, 64 pages.
LOGISTICS: Union Army Coastal and River Operations. Gibsons. Role of naval
steamboats, including merchant vessels in Civil War. Volume 2 of the Army's Navy Series.
35 illustrations, 16 maps, ship lists.
OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Franklin. Classic American literature of Franklin's
life odyssey. 159 pages.
BATTLES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Mitchell. A popular work that creates
concisely and dramatically the important battles, sieges, and campaigns of America's war
The Story Behind the Scenery (PA). Davis. Battle, landscape, reunions of soldiers of
both sides, meanings. 46 color photos, 48 large-format pages.
THE FIRST LADIES. Klapthor. Personal sides and contributions made by all US Presidents'
wives. 44 color illustrations, 96 pages.
SABIN: Pioneer Scientist. Downing & Barker. Story of early woman medical
scientist, for children. Ill 106 pages.
THE FOREST ROSE: A Tale of the Frontier. Bennett. Rose Forester, orphaned by her father's
death at the Battle of Cowpens during the American Revolution, was captured by
native Americans and
carried away from her remote forest home in eastern Ohio.
THE FORGING OF
THE UNION: 1781-1789. Morris. History of years from the winning of
independence to creation of the federal government. 430 pages.
WASHINGTON: Man and Monument. Freidel & Aikman. Biography of first president;
building of monument in District of Columbia. 83 color illustrations, 72 pages.
NEIGHBORS: Building Next to History.
GUILFORD COURTHOUSE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK. Battle of Guilford Courthouse (1781)--beginning of end of Revolutionary War. Includes points of interest in this NC park. Inventory = 2. Order #: USGB2362 paper$4.25.
I SAW STARS. Lamar.
Some memories of Commander Hal Lamar, Fleet Admiral Nimitz' Flag Lieutenant, 1941-45.
John Brown: The Thundering Voice of Jehovah, A pictorial Heritage.
by Stan Cohen. Revisit the raid on the Harpers Ferry arsenal and the fiery
abolitionist who led it. 8-1/2x11",196 pages, 270 photos, maps & drawings.
BATTLEWAGON: U. S. S. West Virginia (BB-48). by Myron J. Smith Jr.
History from construction
in 1923 to sinking in Pearl Harbor at start of World War II, salvage and
rebuilding to again battle in the Pacific 1944-45 until scrapped in 1961.
Includes account of predecessor ship. 1"x8 1/2", 48
large-format pages, 55 photos.
THE NATURE OF WAR. Keegan. Provides an arresting vision of warfare and has much to say about
the nature of man and the agonies of war.
EASEMENTS: A Legal Mechanism for Protecting Cultural Resources. State Historical.
Society of Colorado.
THE PRESIDENTS OF
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Sidey. Concise portrayals and official
portraits of all US Presidents--Washington to Clinton. 44 color illustrations, 94 pages.
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN COOK BOOK. Hutcraft. Rare, time-tested recipes and remedies
from Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains. 32 pages.
THE STRIPES AND
STARS: The Evolution of the American Flag. Boleslaw & Mastai.
Chronology of flags and the periods which used them, leading to America's present flag.
71p, color Illustrated.
SURVIVAL IN COLONIAL AMERICA. Sweet & Nash. Stories of individual inhabitants
of Spanish, English, and Portuguese colonies in the New World. 406 pages.
JEFFERSON: His Life and Words. Beilenson. Includes excerpts from Jefferson's
"Declaration of Independence" and "Notes on the State of Virginia",
embodying the best of American democratic idealism. Illustrated, 64pages.
THE UNITED STATES
OF AMERICA: Our Way of Life.
THE VIRGINIAN. Wister. Classic Western novel, with rich philosophy. 286 pages.
WHOA: In the Wake of Lewis and Clark. Carter. How Preston and I set out in a
rubber raft, afoot, and ahorse to discover the Northwest Passage. 299 pages.
HORNBOOK. Wise. Mini-encyclopedia to this colonial city. Photos, 128 pages.
CATCHERS: American Windmills of Yesterday and Tomorrow. Torrey. Presents an
historical overview of the development of wind power in this country during the last
century and also considers wind power as an alternative energy source. Photos, 237 pages.
CIVIL WAR ARMIES: (4) State Troops. Katcher. Uniform dress and equipment that
identified state-raised troops from North and South. Color and black-and-white
illustrations, 48 pages.
CIVIL WAR ARMIES: (5) Volunteer Militia. Katcher. Uniform dress and equipment
that identified individually formed regiments from North and South. Color and b/w
illustrations, 48 pages.
HOUSE: A Guide to Arlington House, the Robert E Lee Memorial, Virginia. National
Park Service. National Park Service Handbook of Robert E Lee Memorial, Virginia,
overlooking Potomac River near Washington, District of Columbia. Illustrated, 48 pages.
ARMY OF THE
POTOMAC. Katcher. Men-at-Arms Series. Color illustrations, , 48 pages.
PARKS: The Story Behind the Scenery. Davis. Overview of war through capsule
descriptions of 26 battle parks. 71 color photos, 64 large-format pages.
SOLDIERS: Their Expectations and Their Experiences. Mitchell. Human detail about
the war from the men who fought it. 286 pages.
WOMEN. McSherry et. al. Civil War seen through women's eyes by Alcott, Chopin,
Welty, other great women writers. 175 pages.
EDISON: A Biography. Josephson. Story of the man who invented the electric light, phonograph, and movie camera, plus many more practical devices, and how he did it. Photos, 524 pages. Inventory = 1. Order #: MCGH4024 paper$7.95.
THE GOVERNMENT'S WAR POWERS Under the Constitution of the United States. Whiting. An analysis of the government's legal powers to fight subversion, treason, and civil war. Inventory = 4. Order #: RIGR3409 cloth$10.00.
DIXIE: Spring of High Hopes. Jones. Moving account of Civil War as seen through
the eyes of Southern women of the period.
SWIFT SWORD. Catton. Story of Rebellion, Civil War, and Emancipation. Maps, 572
EQUIPMENTS 1775-1910. Katcher. Uniform dress, arms, gear used by soldiers as
America developed. Color and b/w illustrations, 48 pages.
THE OPENING OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, 1862-63. National Park Service. National
Park Service Handbook to Vicksburg campaign and siege during Civil War in June 1863, last
stronghold in Confederate hands; area guide. Color illustrations, 80 pages.
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