More books have been written about the American
Civil War than possibly World War One and Two. Not only have many modern historians written about the American Civil War, but the era spawned numerous diaries and recollections of the conflict, as well as a steady stream of regimental histories in the years following the war. The following is a list of some leading American Civil War book suppliers.
Michael Haynes, 46 Farnaby Road, Bromley, Kent BR1 4BJ (Phone: 01814601672) sells a wide variety of Civil War books, both new and secondhand. Write or call if you want to be put on his mailing list.
Kennesaw Mountain Military Antiques, 1810 Old Highway 41 Kennesaw GA 30152 USA (fax 7704240434) offer a good range of new Civil War books and reprints including such gems as Where Bugles Called and Rifles Gleamed. Broadfoot Publishing Company 1907 Buena Vista Circle, Wilmington NC 28405 USA (phone 8005375243, fax: 9106864379) has republished both the Army Official Records and the Supplement to the Official Records, indispensable books to any American Civil War enthusiast. Olde Soldier Books Inc, 18779 B North Frederick, Gaithersburg MD, 20879, USA (Phone: 3019632929. Fax: 301963 9556) offers a wide selection of books, autographs, letters and documents.
First Corps Books, 42 Eastgrove Court, Columbia SC292122404, USA (Phone 8037812709) has a large selection of new and difficult to obtain out of print books.
Richard A. LaPosta 154 Robindale Drive, Kensington CT 06037 USA, (Phone 2038280921) specialises in regimental histories and has many first editions. The Command Post Dept CN P.O. Box 141, Convent Station, NJ 079610141 USA (Phone: 800 722 7344) stocks many fine books. Longstreet House, P.O. Box 730, Hightstown, NJ 08520 USA (Phone: 6094481501) specialises in books about New Jersey, Gettysburg and New York Civil War history. The JW. Carson Company (CWN) 130 Myrtle Street, Le Roy, New York, 144821332 promises to supply important Cuvil War books at affordable prices, including a reprint of the 1866 edition of Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac. 3,200 The Morningside Bookshop P.O. Box 1087 Dayton, Ohio, 45401 USA with a shop at 260 Oak Street, Dayton, Ohio 45410 (Phone: 18006489710) has one of the States largest selection of Civil War books and specialises in fine reprints.
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