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Death at the Little Bighorn: A New Look at Custer

On the hot Sunday afternoon of June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer decided to go for broke. After dividing his famed 7th Cavalry, he ordered his senior officer, Marcus A. Reno, to strike the southern end of the vast Indian encampment along the Little Bighorn River, while Custer would launch a bold flank attack to hit the village's northern end. Custer needed to charge across the river at Medicine Tail Coulee Ford. We…
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December 9, 2019
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Be Free or Die!

For the first time, this new book has allowed Harriet Tubman to speak for herself in her own unforgettable words of passion and faith. Be Free or Die! is Phillip Thomas Tucker's Volume V of his groundbreaking Harriet Tubman Series of books.
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December 9, 2019
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The Important Role of the Irish

The important roles and contributions of the Irish in the struggle for American Independence has been minimized and overlooked by historians, both American and Irish, for generations. Quite simply, American Independence could not have been won without the vital, widespread, and timely constributions—military, political, and economics—of the Irish from 1775 to 1783.
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December 9, 2019
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Custer’s “Lost” Official Report of the Battle of Gettysburg July 3, 1863 Martyred Lieutenant Sanite Belair

On the crucial third day of the decisive Battle of Gettysburg, a newly-appointed brigadier general, age 23, commanded a full brigade of Michigan cavalrymen during his first major battle – George Armstrong Custer. He played a key role in saving the day in the Army of the Potomac's rear by leading his four cavalry regiments to victory. This book has emphasized the importance of the decisive clash at the East Cavalry Field on July 3,…
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December 9, 2019
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Memoirs of the rebellion on the Border

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work…
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December 9, 2019
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Westerners in Grey

Few infantry regiments in the Civil War compiled a more distinguished record than the Fifth Missouri. The unique blending of fiery Irish Confederates from St. Louis with rural pro-Southern Missourians forged an unshakable esprit de corps, making the unit the crack infantry regiment in the western sector. Most of Colonel James C. McCown's troops were young men in their 20s, and their good health and physical conditioning allowed them to carry out their "shock" missions…
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December 9, 2019
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Father John B. Bannon

Winner of the 1993 Douglas Southall Freeman History Award, sponsored by Military Order of the Stars and Bars, The Confederacy’s Fighting Chaplain is the remarkable story of the Irishman who brought the Bible and his own resourcefulness and daring to both the battlefield and the diplomatic field―a story that has been largely ignored for more than 130 years. The biography of John B. Bannon also chronicles the forgotten Southerners―the Irish immigrants of the Confederacy―whose colorful…
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December 9, 2019
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Forgotten Contributions of Little Africa Soldiers

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…
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December 9, 2019
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Nanny’s War to destroy slavery

Male leaders of rebellious slaves, from Spartacus to Nat Turner, are well-known today. By comparison, female leaders of revolts against slavery are little known and forgotten. A remarkable African Jamaican woman ahead of her time, Nanny emerged as a spiritual, military, and political leader of the resistance effort against the forces of the British Empire during the first half of the eighteenth century, waging a relentless guerrilla war to destroy slavery during the First Maroon…
Phillip
December 9, 2019