Historical Comics in cooperation with Marvel Comics brings to life the Battle of First Manassas (a.k.a. Bull Run) in Volume I of their Epic Battles of the Civil War series. With outstanding artwork throughout, you'll want to collect all four volumes!
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Historical Comics in cooperation with Marvel Comics brings to life the crucial Battle of Shiloh in Volume II of their Epic Battles of the Civil War series. With outstanding artwork throughout, you'll want to collect all four volumes!
Historical Comics in cooperation with Marvel Comics brings to life the pivotal Battle of Sharpsburg (a.k.a. Antietam) in Volume III of their Epic Battles of the Civil War series. With outstanding artwork throughout, you'll want to collect all four volumes!
Historical Comics in cooperation with Marvel Comics brings to life the paramount Battle of Gettysburg in Volume IV of their Epic Battles of the Civil War series. With outstanding artwork throughout, you'll want to collect all four volumes!
A centuries old game also called dibs and jackstones. The pewter jacks are a mid-nineteenth century update to this timeless children's game. The wooden ball was used in earlier versions. Set comes in a leather pouch. Made in U.S.A
Hand fans have served as a fashion accessory for centuries. In the latter half of the 18th century and well into the 19th century, hand fans were also used to communicate certain affections or intentions. This was known as"Fanology," or the secret language of fans. This traditional wooden hand fan is packaged individually and includes fan history as well as many of the secret fan signals.
A metal model of the U.S. ironclad, the Monitor, enemy of the C.S.S. Virginia. Purchase along with the model of the Virginia/Merrimack (sold separately) and recreate their classic clash at Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1862. Comes with a display base.
Decipher and exchange secret messages with your friends! On the battlefield, the accumulation of secret intelligence was one of the most important weapons that can be used to gain advantages. Many spies on both sides of the conflict cleverly concealed and smuggled secret information through enemy lines. This Spy Decoder was one of the ways spies could pass coded messages back and forth. If they were intercepted by the enemy, the message would be unreadable to the enemy without the key agreed upon previously by the spies.
A finely detailed metal model of the Confederate ironclad and archnemesis of the U.S.S. Monitor. Purchase along with the model of the Monitor (sold separately) and recreate their classic clash at Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1862. Comes with display base. Measures 6.75 x 2.
The bilbo catcher was among the "curious" assortment of toys advertised for sale by colonial merchants and was described as a favorite in children's books in the late 1800s. Also known as a bilboquet, the bilbo catcher is a toy of the cup & ball family with a history going back many centuries in Europe and the Americas. In this more difficult version, the ball is caught on the tip of a spindle by a hole drilled in the ball opposite the string. This bilbo catcher variation, based on 18th century print sources, combines both games in one toy.
After the Civil War: The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America, by James Robertson Returning to the turbulent days of a nation divided, best-selling author and acclaimed historian James Robertson explores 70 fascinating figures who shaped America during Reconstruction and beyond. Relentless politicians, intrepid fighters, cunning innovators--the times called for bold moves, and this resilient generation would not disappoint. From William Tecumseh Sherman, a fierce leader who would revolutionize modern warfare, to Thomas Nast, whose undefeatable weapon was his stirring cartoons, these are the people who weathered the turmoil to see a nation reborn. Following these extraordinary legends from the battle lines to the White House, from budding metropolises to the wooly west, we re-discover the foundation of this great country.
A hardcover copy of the draft, preliminary, and final versions of Abraham Lincoln's January 1, 1863 Executive Order―the Emancipation Proclamation―which declared the freedom of 3.1 million of the nation's slaves.
Hardcover: 30 pages ISBN-10: 1557094705 ISBN-13: 978-1557094704 Publisher: Applewood Books; Reprint Edition, February 1998 Dimensions: 6.75 x 4.25
One of the most important industrial landmarks in the nation lies in the heart of historic Richmond. The Tredegar Iron Works was the most prodigious ordnance supplier to the Confederacy during the Civil War, as well as an industrial behemoth in its own right. Named for the hometown of the Welsh engineers who built it, Tredegar remained one of Richmond's chief industrial entities for over a century. It produced ordnance during five wars and helped build the railroads that rapidly spread across the nation during the gilded age. Author Nathan Vernon Madison, utilizing a wealth of primary sources and firsthand accounts, chronicles the full history of a Richmond industrial icon. Paperback, 191 pages.
The White House of the Confederacy: A Pictorial Tour - Through our pictorial guide, you will feel as if you are being led through the beautifully restored Confederate Executive Mansion by one of our well-versed guides. (48 pages, 7.5 x 9, Paperback)