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Civil War Period (1850-1877) Audiobooks

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    The Underground Railroad Records

    Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom

    Unabridged

    14 hours 4 min

    A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes, and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: These are the true stories of the Underground Railroad.Featuring a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi CoatesAs a conductor for the Underground Railroad—the covert resistance network created to aid and protect slaves seeking freedom—William Still helped as many as eight hundred ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Team of Rivals

    Narrated by Suzanne Toren ...

    Unabridged

    41 hours 32 min

    One of the most influential books of the past fifty years, Team of Rivals is Pulitzer Prize–winning author and esteemed presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s modern classic about the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, his unlikely presidency, and his cabinet of former political foes.Winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize and the inspiration for the Oscar Award winning–film Lincoln, ... Read more

    $117.99 AUD $51.99 AUD

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    Lincoln

    Narrated by Dick Estell ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours 21 min

    A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war. Donald goes beyond biography, illuminating ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    A Worse Place than Hell

    How the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg Changed a Nation

    by John Matteson ...
    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Matteson illuminates three harrowing months of the Civil War and their enduring legacy for America. December 1862 drove the United States toward a breaking point. The Battle of Fredericksburg shattered Union forces and Northern confidence. As Abraham Lincoln's government threatened to fracture, this critical moment also tested five extraordinary individuals whose ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Killing Lincoln

    The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

    Narrated by Bill O'Reilly ...
    Series series Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil War finally ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    A Shout in the Ruins

    by Kevin Powers ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    A stunning novel about violence, power and love from the acclaimed author of The Yellow Birds.Following his hugely celebrated debut novel, The Yellow Birds, Kevin Powers returns to the battlefield and its aftermath, this time in his native Virginia, just before and during the Civil War and ninety years later. The novel pinpoints with unerring emotional depth the nature of random violence, the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    West Pointers and the Civil War

    The Old Army in War and Peace

    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 59 min

    The task of transforming America’s ragtag militia into a professional fighting force in the first half of the nineteenth century was a difficult one. Americans had long supported a tradition of militia and distrusted professional soldiers. By the time of the Civil War, however, most of the high-command positions in both armies were filled with West Point graduates who had been trained in the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    America’s Greatest Engineering Projects: The Construction History of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Panama Canal, and the Hoover Dam

    Narrated by Jim Walsh ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 12 min

    The Transcontinental Railroad, laid across the United States during the 1860s, remains the very epitome of contradiction. On the one hand, it was a triumph of engineering skills over thousands of miles of rough terrain, but on the other hand, it drained the natural resources in those places nearly dry. It “civilized” the American West by making it easier for women and children to travel there, but ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    "Lee is Trapped, and Must be Taken"

    Eleven Fateful Days after Gettysburg: July 4 - 14, 1863

    Unabridged

    12 hours 29 min

    "Lee is Trapped, and Must be Taken": Eleven Fateful Days after Gettysburg: July 4 to July 14, 1863 focuses on the immediate aftermath of the battle of Gettysburg and addresses how Maj. Gen. George G. Meade organized and motivated his Army of the Potomac in response to President Abraham Lincoln's mandate to bring about the "literal or substantial destruction" of Gen. Robert E. Lee's retreating Army ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Darkest Days of the War, The

    The Battles of luka and Corinth

    by Peter Cozzens ...
    Narrated by Don Hagen ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 33 min

    During the late summer of 1862, Confederate forces attempted a three-pronged strategic advance into the North. The outcome of this offensive, the only coordinated Confederate attempt to carry the conflict to the enemy, was disastrous. The results at Antietam and in Kentucky are well known; the third offensive, the northern Mississippi campaign, led to the devastating and little-studied defeats at ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    To Walk About in Freedom

    The Long Emancipation of Priscilla Joyner

    Narrated by Carole Emberton, Karen Murray ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    The extraordinary life of Priscilla Joyner and her quest—along with other formerly enslaved people—to define freedom after the Civil War.Priscilla Joyner was born into the world of slavery in 1858 North Carolina and came of age at the dawn of emancipation. Raised by a white slaveholding woman, Joyner never knew the truth about her parentage. She grew up isolated and unsure of who she was and where ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    From Midnight to Dawn

    The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad

    Unabridged

    9 hours 44 min

    The Underground Railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves, but it was rife with dangers. While there were dedicated conductors and safe houses, there were also arduous nights in the mountains and days in threatening towns. For those who made it to Midnight, the code name given to Detroit, the Detroit River became their Jordan. And Canada became their "land of Canaan," the Promised Land ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    We Are All Americans

    The American Civil War Retold

    Unabridged

    3 hours 45 min

    Join the journey into one of the most captivating and seminal events in all of American history. The United States in 1865 was a dramatically different country from the one that went to the polls in 1860. It and the world were transformed by the Civil War – a political struggle between sections of the country for a Union without slavery or slavery without a Union. “We Are All Americans” is the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Leland Stanford: The Life and Legacy of the Railroad Executive Who Became California's Governor and the West's Most Famous Robber Baron

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 8 min

    The technology that culminated in the Transcontinental Railroad’s completion changed the life of every resident in America by connecting the two coasts, not only in the mind, but by the clock. In tandem with that, a new tide of powerful American industrialists had their way, to the benefit and consternation of the general public, and while decrying the avarice of steel and railroad giants, well-to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Reconstruction

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 41 min

    The era known as Reconstruction is one of the unhappiest times in American history. It succeeded in reuniting the nation politically after the Civil War but in little else. Among its chief failures was the inability to chart a progressive course for race relations after the abolition of slavery and rise of Jim Crow. Reconstruction also struggled to successfully manage the Southern resistance ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

    by David Fisher ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...
    Series series Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies

    Unabridged

    10 hours 32 min

    The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American history.From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy’s first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 16 min

    In the American Civil War, or the War between the States, three dashing cavalry leaders—Stuart, Forrest, and Mosby—so captured the public imagination that their exploits took on a glamour, which we associate—as did the writers of the time—with the deeds of the Waverley characters and the heroes of chivalry.Of the three leaders, Colonel John S. Mosby (1833–1916), was, perhaps, the most romantic ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Small but Important Riots

    The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville

    Narrated by Al Kessel ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 29 min

    June 1863. The American Civil War was two years old, and the U.S. Army in Virginia was in chaos. Reeling after the recent defeat at Chancellorsville, the Federals, especially the Cavalry Corps, scrambled to regroup. Confederate general Robert E. Lee seized the moment to launch a second invasion of the North. At this critical moment, the much-maligned Federal cavalry stepped to center stage. Small ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    United States Presidents

    Martin van Buren, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Ulysses Grant

    by Kelly Mass ...
    Narrated by Doug Greene ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 28 min

    This is a combo book with biographies about the following United States presidents:1 - Martin Van Buren was an American attorney and statesman who acted as the United States' 8th president between 1837 to 1841. He was the ninth ruler of New York, the tenth US Secretary of State, and the 8th Vice President of the United States. He was a creator of the Democratic Party. With the support of well ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Lincoln and His Admirals

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 44 min

    Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I. Written by naval historian Craig L. Symonds, Lincoln and His Admirals unveils an aspect of Lincoln's presidency unexamined by historians until now, revealing how he managed the men who ran the naval side of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    We Have the War Upon Us

    The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861

    Narrated by Andrew Garman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    Noted historian William J. Cooper has forged a reputation as one of today's foremost Civil War experts. In We Have the War Upon Us, Cooper takes a fresh look at the months between Lincoln's election and the attack on Fort Sumter that sparked the war. For years, compromise had kept the North and South from conflict- but in these crucial months, the actions of major players on both sides pushed the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Lincoln's Autocrat

    The Life of Edwin Stanton

    Narrated by Norman Dietz ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Civil War America

    Unabridged

    27 hours 26 min

    Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's secretary of war during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reconstruction. In the first full biography of Stanton in more than fifty years, William Marvel offers a detailed reexamination of Stanton's life, career, ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Santa Fe Trail, The: The History and Legacy of 19th Century America's Most Popular Overland Route to the Southwest

    Narrated by Bill Hare ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 59 min

    The westward movement of Americans in the 19th century was one of the largest and most consequential migrations in history, and as it so happened, the paths were being formalized and coming into use right around the time gold was discovered in the lands that became California in January 1848. Located thousands of miles away from the country’s power centers on the East Coast at the time, the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    What Really Happened: The Lincoln Assassination

    Narrated by David Marantz ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - The What Really Happened Series

    Unabridged

    8 hours 1 min

    After 150 years, many unsolved mysteries and enduring urban legends still surround the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by the popular stage actor John Wilkes Booth.In a new look at the case, award-winning author Robert Hutchinson (The Dawn of Christianity) explores what we know, and don’t know, about what really happened at Ford’s Theatre on the night of April 14, 1865. In addition, he argues ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus