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The most fascinating story
on Americans is the

-- American Civil War --

 

This is the Story of
the 1st Submarine
in the War
Between the States

From the men
who were there

The Civil War was the most devastating event in America's history to date. Over 3 million men went to war, and half a million never returned. Even with the highest combat-kill ratio of all wars, more died in camps, while many more died in prisons. The American Civil War -- where the safest place to be was on the battleground.

With twice the men and munitions, the North was thought to win -- although it was believed to be within six months -- it took all of four years. Many armament firsts and national records were set, and still held today.

Who Captained the first submarine of the American Civil War?

What is the longest siege in America's war history?

Where was the first largest submarine?

The answers are supplied within these books:

Prisoners of the Civil War --& a submarine

From the letters of William H. Clayton, USA and William T. Glassell, CSA. Follow the movements of these two men -- one North and one South -- as they fight separate battles on land and sea. Read the transcripts of letters, journals, and memoirs that tell the story of the first steam-powered submarine. View the conditions of the prisons from where each man wrote.


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Imprisoned and coerced to become
a Confederate, a decorated Union Naval Officer stops the Union fleet with a steam-powered submarine, only to again become a Prisoner of the Civil War.

Prisoners
of the Civil War
The Story of Two Americans
By Douglas Westfall

7 x 8 Hardcover
165 Pages - 160 Illustrations
-- 50 Transcripts from the 1860s --
Based upon two first person accounts
50 Unpublished Photos from 1860s
ISBN: 978-1891030-21-5
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Port Hudson -- the longest siege in war

From the unpublished account of Colonel Nelson. Port Hudson was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi, and the longest siege in America's history. This was the first use of a Black regiment in the War Between the States: the Native Guards.


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Drafting the first Blacks into Union service, a young Colonel wins
the longest siege in America's history,
then is court-marshaled for doing so.

Port Hudson
Last Bastion on the Mississippi
By Pedro Garcia

5 x 8 Softcover
148 Pages - 80 Illustrations
-- 1st Black Regiment of the Civil War --
Based upon a first person account
40 Unpublished Photos from the 1860s
ISBN: 978-1891030-47-5
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Raising the Northern Blockade -- THE lARGEST SUBMARINE

Charleston harbor was one of the first ports to be blockaded by the North, and the city fought back with 'weapons unbeknownst to warfare'. From hand-cranked vessels of destruction to steam powered behemoths, the South ravaged ship after ship with submarine warfare.


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Attempts to build a fleet of metal submarines during the Civil War, results in the success with the only wooden, steam powered submarine of the Confederacy.

Raising the
Northern Blockade
Submarine Warfare in the Civil War
By Pedro Garcia

5 x 8 Softcover
150 Pages - 75 Illustrations
-- Largest Submarine in the World --
Based upon a first person account
50 Unpublished Photos from the 1860s
ISBN: 978-1891030-67-3
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The David
The First Submarine of the Civil War

The siege of Charleston is at hand and there is but one man who can stop it: Lt. William T. Glassell. A former decorated Union Naval officer, he joined the Confederacy, and stopped the siege of Charleston using the steam powered submarine the CSS David.


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A Confederate Naval Officer in prison writes his memoirs of a steam-powered submarine he used to take revenge on Union ships.

The CSS David
The First Submarine
Of the Civil War

By William T. Glassell

5 x 8 Softcover
32 Pages - 6 Illustrations
-- 1st Submarine of the Civil War --
Based upon a first person account
ISBN: 978-1891030-74-4
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Civil War Fiction

-- Prisoner Of The Civil War --

A highly decorated Union Naval Officer, Is imprisoned in the most dreaded Union Bastille. When pushed into becoming a Confederate, he attacks the Union fleet with a vengeance.

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Prisoner Of The Civil War
A Novel
By Douglas Westfall

Taken from the letters of Captain William T. Glassell to his beloved Miley.

6 x 9 EBook -- 176 Pages

A New Section Each Week

A highly decorated Union Naval Officer, Is imprisoned in the most dreaded Union Bastille. When pushed into becoming a Confederate, he attacks the Union fleet with a vengeance.

ISBN: 978-1-891030-90-6

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-- Promises to Keep --

For someone with a passionate interest in the Civil War, being a re-enactor is usually enough. But when real visions of the war haunt the dreams and shatter the life of a Boston paralegal and devoted family man, playing at being a soldier will never be the same again.

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A long-dead heroic soldier is venerated by a descendant over a century later when he learns the truth and honors his good name.

Promises To Keep
A Civil War Mystery Novel
By Mark Carlson

6 x 9 EBook
516 Pages
A modern tale of a Civil War Reenactor,
a valuable historical document,
and a Civil War mystery.

ISBN: 978-1-891030-91-8

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A century old story involving a soldier, a possible traitor and President Lincoln.

 

 

First Person Accounts on
American
History with
Hundreds of Unpublished Photographs

Civil War Book
 

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