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Irish Confederates – The Civil War’s Forgotten Soldier

Contemporary Civil War scholarship has brought to light important roles that certain ethnic groups played during that tumultuous time in our nation's history. The axiom that the winners of wars write the histories is especially valid in regard to the story of the Irish who fought for the Confederacy from 1861–1865. Throughout the course of the Civil War, Irish Confederates made invaluable contributions to all aspects of the war effort. Yet, the Irish have largely…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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John C. Robinson

Across black America during the Golden Age of Aviation, John C. Robinson was widely acclaimed as the long-awaited “black Lindbergh.” Robinson’s fame, which rivaled that of Joe Louis and Jesse Owens, came primarily from his wartime role as the commander of the Imperial Ethiopian Air Force after Italy invaded Ethiopia in 1935. As the only African American who served during the war’s entirety, the Mississippi-born Robinson garnered widespread recognition, sparking an interest in aviation for…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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Barksdale’s Charge

Barksdale’s Charge describes the exact moment when the Confederacy reached its zenith, and the soldiers of the Northern states just barely succeeded in retaining their perfect Union. On the third day of Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee launched a magnificent attack. For pure pageantry it was unsurpassed, and it also marked the centerpiece of the war, both time-wise and in terms of how the conflict had turned a corner—from persistent Confederate hopes to impending Rebel despair.…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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Marie Jeanne

Marie-Jeanne Lamartiniére won recognition for her bravery and heroics during one of the revolution's most famous battles, with much at stake. Most importantly, Marie-Jeanne's inspirational and symbolic example on the field of strife helped to unite black and mulatto fighting men in their successful war against slavery, which led to the declaration of the world's first black republic on January 1, 1804. Marie-Jeanne was a founding mother of Haiti, and to this day, the heroic…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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America’s Forgotten First War for Slavery and Genesis of The Alamo

In this ground-breaking book, Phillip Thomas Tucker, Ph.D., has presented an entirely "new look" at the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836 without the traditional romance and myths. Mexico made the mistake of allowing American immigrants to settle in Texas. Mostly from the South, they created an unprecedented economic prosperity based on slavery and cotton cultivation. However, these developments set the stage for open warfare between the largely pro-slavery settlers and the Republic of Mexico, which had…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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Storming Little Round Trip

The fight for Little Round Top on July 2, 1863, is forever etched in the annals of America's Civil War. The heroic defense of the high ground by Joshua Chamberlain and the men of the 20th Maine is one of the most famous incidents in American history, made more so by its powerful depiction in the film Gettysburg. There are numerous written accounts of the Union defenders on Little Round Top but considerably less has…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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Burnside’s Bridge

Profile of the troops whose last stand helped prevent the destruction of the Army of Northern Virginia, providing Robert E. Lee with yet another chance for a northern invasion.
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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Alexander Hamilton’s Revolution: His Vital Role as Washington’s Chief of Staff

Despite his less-than-promising beginnings as the only key Founding Father not born and raised on American soil, Hamilton was one of the best and brightest of his generation. His notoriety has rested almost entirely on his role as Secretary of the Treasury in Washington's administration, yet few realize that Washington and Hamilton's bond was forged during the Revolutionary War. Alexander Hamilton's Revolution is the first book to explore Hamilton's critical role during the battle for…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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The Alamo Volume II

In Volume II of this ground-breaking series, Phillip Thomas Tucker, Ph.D., has presented a "new look" at the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836 without the traditional romance and myths. Mexico made the mistake of allowing American immigrants to settle in Texas. Mostly from the South, they created unprecedented economic prosperity based on slavery and cotton cultivation. However, these developments set the stage for open warfare between the largely pro-slavery settlers and the Republic of Mexico, which…
Phillip
December 9, 2019
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Roll Of Honor and the Price of Glory

The overall goal of this series will be to explore the lives of the remarkable common soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment and their moral struggle to bestow greater equality to blacks across America. Therefore, the books of this series will present long-overlooked and forgotten aspects of the fascinating story of the 54th Massachusetts. Most of all, this ground-breaking series will honor the courage and dedication of these brave men who waged a war…
Phillip
December 9, 2019