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Harriet Tubman Series Vol 5

The dramatic story of the forgotten relationship that existed between Harriet Tubman and the North's first black regiment, the famous 54th Massachusetts, was a meaningful. For the first time, the story of this special relationship has been told in full in this groundbreaking book--Volume V of the Harriet Tubman Series.
Phillip
December 30, 2019
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How the Irish Won the American Revolution

When the Continental Congress decided to declare independence from the British empire in 1776, ten percent of the population of their fledgling country were from Ireland. By 1790, close to 500,000 Irish citizens had immigrated to America. They were was very active in the American Revolution, both on the battlefields and off, and yet their stories are not well known. The important contributions of the Irish on military, political, and economic levels have been long…
Phillip
December 25, 2019
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The Irish at Gettysburg (Civil War Series)

At the outbreak of the Civil War, Irish citizens on both sides of the Mason-Dixon answered the call to arms. That was no more evident than at the Battle of Gettysburg. Louisiana Irish Rebels charged with the cry "We are the Louisiana Tigers!" Irish soldiers of the Alabama Brigade and the Texas Brigade launched assaults on the line's southern end at Little Round Top. During Pickett's Charge, Gaelic brothers fought each other as determined Irishmen…
Phillip
December 23, 2019
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The South’s Finest: The First Missouri Confederate Brigade from Pea Ridge to Vicksburg

The South's Finest chronicles one of the best remaining untold stories of the Civil War. The First Missouri Confederate Brigade earned the most distinguished record of any comparable unit. Yet, earlier historians have ignored its accomplishments during some of the most strategically important engagements of the war. Significantly, they had major roles from their first battle at Pea Ridge in early 1862 to their last at Fort Blakely in April 1865.
Phillip
December 23, 2019
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The Path to Betrayal

Can a small group of men change history? Since the dawn of modern warfare, small groups of trained soldiers equipped with the right equipment, and more importantly 'Intelligence' have carried out missions that have led to major victories and crushing defeats. This is the story of one of those units. Steve Roberts is a young man with the same aims and hopes of many young men just starting out in life. His gift is that…
Phillip
December 23, 2019
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Gun Barrel Planets: Book One – Planet Salvation

Simon is a brilliant young man with a thirst for knowledge. With his aging grandfather, Mike, a hero of the Third World War, he seeks to unlock the secrets of an ancient alien device. With an honesty shaped by his naivety, he changes not only the future of the human race but the surrounding Galaxies as well. Of course, the problem with change, as many leaders throughout human history have found, often to their peril,…
Phillip
December 23, 2019
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The Path to Redemption

When a pardon isn't a pardon! After being on the run from the CIA and Mossad for nearly twenty years, Ali's special opts unit is pardoned by the American President. Steve Robert's, one of the unit members has his doubts. As he starts his journey home to Australia and hopefully peace, he discovers that his girlfriend has been brutally murdered. Broken by the news, Steve sadly contemplates, if it is just an incredible coincidence, or…
Phillip
December 23, 2019
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Harriet Tubman’s Revenge and a New Birth of Freedom

Famed freedom fighter and former leader of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman truly came of age and reached her zenith during the Civil War years. And Tubman's peak during the Civil War years came when she set the stage and guided the bold Union raid up the Combahee River on June 2, 1863. This is the dramatic story of this courageous and remarkable woman who played a key role in one of the most audacious…
Phillip
December 16, 2019
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Trenton

It may be doubted whether so small a number of men ever employed so short a space of time with greater and more lasting results upon the history of the world.” British historian George Trevelyan’s powerful comment succinctly captures the importance of the battle of Trenton. The surprise attack at Trenton, New Jersey, on December 26, 1776, brilliantly conceived by George Washington, reinvigorated a flagging Continental Army, forced the British to reevaluate their foe, and…
Phillip
December 16, 2019
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From Auction Block to Glory: The African American Experience (Civil War Chronicles)

Narrative by a Civil War historian and seasoned writer is intermingled with abundant illustrations (mostly b&w historical photos) in an attractively produced volume. It begins with a history of slavery from its European origins to establishment in the New World, then documents the successive phases and various aspects of African American involvement in the war effort. Of special note is coverage of black Confederates, whose story is often neglected in histories of the Civil War.…
Phillip
December 16, 2019