Offered by Green’s Used Genealogy Books
The following are back issues of "America's Civil War", a bimonthly publication. Postage is $1.75 per issue plus $.50 for each additional issue. Approximately 60 pages each issue. Some include additional material not listed below.
MAY, 1990 - $ 3.00
U.S. Grant raced death to finish his memoirs, aided by the inimitable Mark Twain
Thaddeus Lowe and other aeronauts were "spies in the skies" for Union and Confederate armies.
The 100th Pennsylvania, like their Cromwellian ancestors, found glory and pain in a civil war.
Young Sam Davis, captured as a spy, could have saved himself by betraying other - he refused.
Hold at all Hazards
Battle Above the Clouds
So Perfect a Slaughter
Gunboats Up the River
The Mark Twain and Harriett Beecher Stowe houses offer a fascinating trip back in time.
SEPTEMBER, 1990 - $ 3.00
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nation's oldest, is 100 years old this month.
The French LeFaucheux, pinfire revolver was a favorite of Civil War officers, notably Stonewall Jackson.
"Our Name is Legion!" was the proud boast of the 56th New York Volunteers.
Like his more famous namesake, Confederate Colonel George S. Patton was a quick, resourceful commander.
Valley of the Shadow
Storm over Fort Pulaski
Nothing But Glory Gained
Devil at the Crossroads
Desolate Fort Jefferson, in the Dry Tortugas, was a "Devil's Island" for four Lincoln assassination conspirators.
MAY, 1991 - $ 3.00
When young Sam Clemens "lit out for the Territory," an American literary giant was saved.
Volunteers taken from infantry regiments manned short-handed Union artillery batteries.
Irrepressible Ab Grimes risked everything to carry the mail to lonely Confederates
Disgraced at Murfreesboro, the 3rd Minnesota recovered to forge a proud fighting record.
Icy Assault Routed
Unprovoked Tragicomedy in St. Louis
Whirling Through Winchester
Raider of the Artic Seas
Fort Monroe, the impregnable sentinel near Norfolk, was the North's forbidding "Gibraltar of Chesapeake Bay."
JULY, 1991 - $ 3.00
State pride - and a hot temper - led "Bull" Nelson to premature death.
"Crazy Bet" Van Lew was General Grant's eyes and ears in Richmond.
Kentucky's famous Orphan Brigade left a war record unexcelled by any other unit, Confederate or Union.
The South's runaway economy and inflated monetary system was often the North's best "weapon".
Return to the Killing Ground
Contesting Cumberland Gap
Meteor of the War
German immigrants in Comfort, Texas, paid a high price to remain "True to the Union".
JANUARY, 1993 - $ 3.00
Even in death, guerrilla "Bloody Bill" Anderson remained fearsome and defiant.
The ready availability of British rifles enabled both North and South to arm themselves quickly.
At the Battle of Atlanta, the Iowa Brigade sacrificed itself to buy time for its comrades.
Humble but observant War Department clerk J.B. Jones left behind an invaluable account of wartime Richmond.
Bitter Bushwhackers and Jayhawkers
Stonewall in the Valley
One Bridge Too Many
Most Disgraceful Affair
A lone statue and an empty Confederate graveyard are the only reminders of the Johnson's Island prison.
MAY, 1993 - $ 3.00
Neither "Hancock the Superb" nor "Hard Backsides" Custer won much glory in the Hancock's War fiasco
The delicate and dangerous work of placing pontoon bridges fell to the Corps of Engineers
On foot and on horseback, the widely traveled 4th Wisconsin upheld the honor of the Badger State.
For two former Civil War foes, the news of their deaths was - like Mark Twain's - greatly exaggerated.
Death Takes No Holiday
Battle Fought on Paper
The Great Debate
Bermuda is an unlikely starting point for those tracing the mystery of the Great Seal of the Confederacy.
JULY, 1993 - $ 3.00
"Rutherfraud" B. Hayes survived the Civil War to win a hotly disputed presidential election.
Malfunctions and a shortsighted Ordnance Department delayed the development of rapid-fire weapons.
Diminutive but feisty, Charles Carter Randolph was Stonewall Jackson's pet cadet.
The Army of the Potomac's proud III Corps fell victim to intra-army politics.
War's Westernmost Battle
Union's Hard-Luck Ironclads
North's Unsung Regulars
Wily Judah Benjamin eluded a frenzied Northern manhunt at Florida's luxurious Gamble Plantation
SEPTEMBER, 1993 - $ 3.00
No one could have lived up to Albert Sidney Johnston's reputation - not even Johnston.
The 2nd Florida made a long journey from its sandy home state to the killing fields of Virginia.
London Times correspondent William Howard Russell toured a victory- maddened South in mid-1861.
When big guns could not penetrate fortified Southern walls, Federal mortars lobbed shells over them.
Rebels at their Doorstep
North's First Victory
Wartime Reading Rage
Visitors to the dreadful battleground at Cold Harbor can almost hear the gun hammers clicking.
NOVEMBER, 1994 - $ 3.00
If history is written only by the winners, then who really won the Civil War?
The Founding Fathers' "republican ideal" nourished Abraham Lincoln's belief in freedom for all.
Civil War field artillery bridged the gap between Napoleon and World War I.
The 4th Alabama Infantry unwittingly helped create a Civil War legend at Manassas.
Grant's Early War Days
Kansas Minutemen: Missouri's Saviors
Regulars to the Rescue at Gaines' Mill
The North's Southernmost Outpost
Six paintings in Minnesota's Capitol building vividly re-create the young state's Civil War service.
MARCH, 1995 - $ 3.00
Who's up and Who's down in Civil War history: one's reputation increasingly depends on who's telling the tale.
Washington journalist and lobbyist Anna Ella Carroll was Abraham Lincoln's secret strategic weapon.
The men of the stalwart Petersburg Artillery served from the beginning of the war to the end.
The side-wheel steamer Queen of the West was also variously the queen of both the North and the South.
Jo Shelby and His Shadow
Great Escape from Rebel Prison (Camp Ford, Texas)
Brief Breach at Fredericksburg
Resort of the Dead (Kittrell's Springs)
General John Sedgwick built a luxurious retirement home in Cornwall Hollow, but he did not live to use it.
MAY, 1995 - $ 3.00
Fighting Joe Wheeler traded his Confederate gray for Army blue in the Spanish-American War.
The Confederate States Medical & Surgical Journal was an invaluable conduit to Southern doctors in the field.
VMI's Stapleton Crutchfield loyally followed Stonewall Jackson from the campus to the battlefield.
The 'Bully 6th New Hampshire' fought Rebels from the coast of North Carolina to the trenches of Vicksburg.
Fire and Fury at Catherine's Furnace
The Fall of Richmond Driving Dixie Down
Lightning Brigade Strikes Fighting Joe Wheeler
Flamboyant Garibaldi Guards
Visiting the site of Abraham Lincoln's assassination gives history buffs an eerie sense of stepping back in time.
JULY, 1995 - $ 3.00
In his namesake's talented hands, W.C. Falkner's contentious life became the stuff of legend.
Hungarian immigrant turned Union soldier, Joseph Pulitzer would one day become a journalistic titan.
The Thomson Guards from Georgia's McDuffie County served the Confederacy to the bitter end.
When Secretary of War Edwin Stanton needed a good man to run his vital railroads, he sent for Herman Haupt.
Life After Surrender for Rebel Warriors
Jeb Stuart's Daring Reconnaissance
Confederate Cloak and Dagger
Fury at Bliss Farm
Oxford, Mississippi, the home of William Faulkner, provides a course in the sweep of Southern history.
SEPTEMBER, 1995 - $ 3.00
At Perryville, Don Carlos Buell won a battlefield victory, but lost a political war.
Well-born Lt. Col. Paul Francois de Gournay was the South's adopted 'marquis in gray'.
Confederate gunners affectionately called their hard-working little mountain howitzers 'bull pups'.
The 14th Kentucky Cavalry's 'orphan battalion' fought the keep the Bluegrass State in Union hands.
Desperate Ironclad Assault at Trent's Reach
Limbs Made and Unmade by War
Wrecking on the Railroad
Meagher of the Sword
When Ulysses S. Grant crossed the Rapidan, he commenced the final campaign of the Civil War.
JANUARY, 1996 - $ 3.00
Eighteen-year-old Sergeant Milton Humphreys changed the nature of artillery forever with his concept of indirect fire.
Father John P. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, has served the Confederacy aboard runners.
Coming from a slave state, the 'Fighting 1st Delaware' worked hard to prove its loyalty to the Union.
The 'Crime' at Pickett's Mill
Reinforcements by Rail at Chickamauga
Stonewall's 11th-Hour Rally
A Tempest in Tangiers
Charge of the Orphan Brigade
A tour of 'mosby's Confederacy' gives a taste of the famed cavalryman's hair-raising exploits.
SEPTEMBER, 1996 - $ 3.00
Jefferson Davis' Mexican War exploits led directly to the Confederate White House.
Shadowy John Surratt, an admitted confident of John Wilkes Booth, escaped the fate of Booth's other co-conspirators.
The much-traveled 21st Missouri fought for the Union in Tennessee and Texas, and at points in between.
Civil War railroads did far more than simply transport soldiers and supplies to the battlefield.
Rebel Rout of Streight's Raiders
The Russians Are Coming!
From Montezuma to Manassas
Iroquois Chief and Union Officer Ely Parker