Incidents of the war

Author: Mary Jane Cook Chadick
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Transcribed, edited, and anotated Civil War journal written by Mary Jane Chaduck during the years of Federal invasion, 1862-1865.

Dead City

Author: James Ponti
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442441291
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Seventh-grader Molly has always been an outsider, even at New York City's elite Metropolitan Institute of Science and Technology, but that changes when she is recruited to join the Omegas, a secret group that polices and protects zombies.

In Search of Eartha White Storehouse for the People

Author: Tim Gilmore
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781499611779
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Eartha White lived in the Mission she founded on LaVilla's West Ashley Street. She lived with the poor she helped, ate from the food she shared, and clothed herself from the donations she offered. Though she met with business leaders, mayors, governors, and presidents, she never separated herself from the poor it was her life's purpose to help.

Nathan Bedford Forrest s Redemption

Author: Shane E. Kastler
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781589808348
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While much has been written about Forrest's notorious life as a slave trader, Civil War general, and early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, his later Christian conversion and renunciation of his racist views are largely overlooked. This book is specifically devoted to the spiritual aspect of Forrest's life. By God's grace, he changed his ways.

The Maximus Poems

Author: Charles Olson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520055950
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A collection of modern poems probing the human feelings which penetrate life and history along the northern Massachusetts coast

Men of Valor A History of Firefighting in Jacksonville Florida 1886 1986

Author: John W. Cowart
Publisher: Bluefish Books
ISBN: 1411683005
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John Cowart's Men of Valor traces the history of Jacksonville, Florida, my hometown, from the viewpoint of how many times the place has burned down. While the book touches on politics within the Fire Department, it focuses on the bravery and heroic deeds of firefighters who save lives and property daily.

Rising from the Flames

Author: Samuel L. Leiter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780739128183
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This is the first book to describe the way in which the traditional and modern forms of Japanese theater responded to Japan's defeat in World War II. It includes sixteen essays by thirteen specialists demonstrating the triumphs and tribulations of Japanese theater during the Allied Occupation, 1945–1952.

Keeping the Faith

Author: Abel A. Bartley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313310355
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Attacks the myth that blacks were passive victims of the southern Jim Crow system and reveals instead that in Jacksonville, Florida, blacks used political and economic pressure to improve their situation and force politicians to make moderate adjustments in the Jim Crow system.

Nathan Bedford Forrest

Author: Jack Hurst
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307789144
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Amid the aristocratic ranks of the Confederate cavalry, Nathan Bedford Forrest was untutored, all but unlettered, and regarded as no more than a guerrilla. His tactic was the headlong charge, mounted with such swiftness and ferocity that General Sherman called him a "devil" who should "be hunted down and killed if it costs 10,000 lives and bankrupts the treasury." And in a war in which officers prided themselves on their decorum, Forrest habitually issued surrender-or-die ultimatums to the enemy and often intimidated his own superiors. After being in command at the notorious Fort Pillow Massacre, he went on to haunt the South as the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Now this epic figure is restored to human dimensions in an exemplary biography that puts both Forrest's genius and his savagery into the context of his time, chronicling his rise from frontiersman to slave trader, private to lieutenant general, Klansman to—eventually—New South businessman and racial moderate. Unflinching in its analysis and with extensive new research, Nathan Bedford Forrest is an invaluable and immensely readable addition to the literature of the Civil War.