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Rare opportunity to buy complete set of Civil War-themed books

Civil War book collection

Here’s an idea for a unique gift for the holidays or other special event:

A very generous longtime CGS member has made a large donation of the complete American Civil War collector’s series published by Time-Life in the 1980s.
We have added a lot of the genealogical titles to our collection. We hope to raise funds for the society by selling the duplicate
titles and the books that fall outside of our collection criteria. Usually we put such books
for sale on our eBay account, but today, in the hope of inspiring some
holiday shopping among our historically inclined members, we would like
to make this incredible collection of Civil War books available for purchase direct from the library.
We have a complete set of twenty-nine books–twenty-eight titles, one in two volumes–of the Time-Life Books Collector’s Library edition. These are leather-bound reprints of books published during or shortly after the Civil War (see below for titles). The richly illustrated books have gilded page edges, red ribbon bookmarks, and embossed images on the cover.  In excellent condition, they would be a treasure for any Civil War historian, young or old. We would like to sell the set locally to avoid expensive shipping charges. We are asking $160 for the complete set; a bargain at less than $6 a volume!
Interested? Contact our library volunteer Kristi Wessenberg for further information.
Books in the series:

Reminiscences of the
Civil Wa
r by John B. Gordon
Daring and Suffering
by William Pittenger
Campaigning With Grant
by Horace Porter
Army Life in a Black
Regiment
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
A Rebel War Clerks’
Diary, Volumes 1 & 2
by John B. Jones
Memories, by
Fannie A. Beers
Army Memoirs By
Lucius W. Barber
Detailed Minutiae of
Soldier Life
by Carlton McCarthy
Richmond during the
War
by Sallie B. Putnam
Hard Tack and Coffee
by John D. Billings
One of Jackson’s Foot
Cavalry
by John H. Worsham
Mosby’s Rangers by
James J. Williamson
Recollections of a
Private
by Warren Lee Goss
The Citizen-Soldier
by John Beatty
Destruction and
Reconstruction
by Richard Taylor
Three Years in the
Sixth Corps
by George T. Stevens
The Narrative of a
Blockade-runner
by John Wilkinson
The Story of a Common
Soldier
by Leander Stillwell
War from the Inside
by Frederick L. Hitchcock
Battle-fields of the
South
by An English Combatant
Three Months in the
Southern States
by Arthur J. L. Fremantle
Confederate Operations
in Canada and New York
by John W. Headley
Campaigns of a
Non-Combatant
by George Alfred Townsend
A Soldier’s
Recollections
by Randolph H. McKim
In and Out of Rebel
Prisons
by Alonzo Cooper
Personal Recollections
of a Cavalryman
by James Harvey Kidd
Four Years in Rebel
Capitals
by T. C. DeLeon
Life in the
Confederate Army
by William Watson


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