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The Monitor and the Merrimac: Both sides of the story

Read by Jeffery


John Worden


The American Civil War lasted four years, from 1861 to 1865. It included some iconic battles that have maintained enough interest to merit r…

Reminiscences of My Life in Camp

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Susie King Taylor


Susie King Taylor was a Black nurse in the 33rd United States Colored Troops in the Union Army during the American Civil War, a teacher and …

The County Regiment

Read by Epistomolus


Dudley Landon Vaill


A sketch of the second regiment of Connecticut volunteer heavy artillery, originally the Nineteenth Volunteer Infantry, in the Civil War.

Two Essays On Military History, Strategy, and Tactics: Mountain Warfare (1909) …

Read by David Wales


Wilkinson Dent Bird


One essay (1909) lays out tactics for mountain fighting, focused on British Army experience on the Indian frontier (Afghanistan), penned by …

Untimely Papers

Read by Ben Adams


Randolph Silliman Bourne


This is a posthumous collection of essays by Randolph Bourne. Many originally appeared in the journal "The Seven Arts," before the…

Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

Read by John Greenman


Ward Hill Lamon


Abraham Lincoln came to the presidency under a heavy shroud of uncertainty, not only about his threatened life but, of course, the very exis…

The Age of Anne

Read by Pamela Nagami


Edward Ellis Morris


This short survey of the age of Queen Anne begins with the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714) and the career of the Duke of Marlborou…

Авантюристы гражданской войны

Read by Mark Chulsky


A. Vetlugin


Military history essays of WWI and Russian Civil War, lesser known episodes.A.Vetlugin (a.k.a. Voldemar Ryndzune) became an adventurer himse…

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume 02

Read by Gillian Hendrie


Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne and Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne


Memoirs written by Napoleon's private secretary, "a work based on years of intimate friendship and professional association." (Sum…

War the Creator

Read by Lee Smalley


Frank Gelett Burgess


Gelett Burgess, an American writer, penned this gripping account of the profound change that war caused in a young Frenchman he knew. “Becau…

The Chronicles of America Volume 04 - Crusaders of New France

Read by Jim Locke


William Bennett Munro


The previous volumes in the Chronicles of America series placed Spain and England at the fore in the discovery and development of the New Wo…

Rome and Carthage: The Punic Wars

Read by Pamela Nagami


Reginald Bosworth Smith


The Punic Wars (264-146 B.C.) were a series of conflicts between the rapidly expanding Roman Republic and the Phoenician Sea empire, Carthag…

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

Read by Pamela Nagami


Justin Mccarthy


Volume III of this history of Victorian Britain begins in 1856 with the gunboat diplomacy of the Second Opium War and then moves to the harr…

The World’s Story Volume XIV: An Outline of Universal History

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Karl Ploetz


The fourteenth volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story has a different concept than the previous books edited by Eva March Tappan. …

The World’s Story Volume XII: The United States

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Eva March Tappan


This is the twelfth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March …

Doctor Quintard, Chaplain C.S.A. And Second Bishop Of Tennessee Being His Story…

Read by David Wales


Charles Todd Quintard


Charles Quintard (1824-1898) was an Episcopal priest who, in spite of his pro-Union stance, volunteered to be a chaplain in the Confederate …

The Chronicles of America Volume 07 - Dutch and English on the Hudson

Read by Jim Locke


Maud Wilder Goodwin


Geography is the maker of history. The course of Dutch settlement in America was predetermined by a river which runs its length of a hundred…

The Chronicles of America Volume 12 - Washington and his Comrades in Arms

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George Wrong


This twelfth volume in the Chronicles of America (series) follows the lengthy and difficult war against England for independence as led by G…

Civil War Women, North And South

Read by David Wales


Various


This recording comprises two narratives. One is by Cora Mitchel who in 1861 was a girl in her mid-teens. Her Unionist family escaped the C…

Two Diaries From Middle St. John's, Berkeley, South Carolina, February - May, 1…

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Susan R. Jervey


Two diaries from Middle St. John’s, Berkeley, South Carolina, February – May, 1865. Journals kept by Miss Susan R. Jervey and Miss Charlott…

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