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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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    Team of Rivals

    Narrated by Suzanne Toren ...

    Unabridged

    41 hours 32 min

    **Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.**On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their ... Read more

    $119.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Celia, A Slave

    Unabridged

    5 hours 30 min

    Celia was only fourteen years old when she was acquired by John Newsom, an aging widower and one of the most prosperous and respected citizens of Callaway County, Missouri. The pattern of sexual abuse that would mark their entire relationship began almost immediately. After purchasing Celia in a neighboring county, Newsom raped her on the journey back to his farm. He then established her in a ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Grant

    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 8 min

    Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. Rather than capture enemy territory or march on Southern cities, he concentrated on engaging and defeating the Confederate armies in ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    California Trail, The: The History and Legacy of the 19th Century Routes that Led Americans to the Golden State

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    The westward movement of Americans in the 19th century was one of the largest and most consequential migrations in history, and among the paths that blazed west, the California Trail was one of the most well-known. The trail was not a single road but a network of paths that began at several “jumping off” points.As it so happened, the paths were being formalized and coming into use right around the ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sherman

    A Biography

    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...
    series The Great Generals Series

    Unabridged

    5 hours 30 min

    William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy, as well as criticism for the harshness of the “scorched earth” policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate states. Military historian ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hard Tack and Coffee

    or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life

    Narrated by Edward Lewis ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 46 min

    Throughout history, from antiquity to the present, service in the armed forces of one’s country has provided an almost endless source of material to entertain and even enlighten listeners. Military life has usually been a unique and peculiar experience for most civilians exposed to it. Originally published in 1888, Hard Tack and Coffee is the fascinating account of the everyday life of a ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Woman's War Record 1861-1865, A

    Narrated by Suzi Woods ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 17 min

    Septima Collis, a native of South Carolina, married Union general Charles H.T. Collis prior to the Civil War. She supported and accompanied her husband during the Civil War. This rendition is beautifully narrated by Suzi Woods. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    History for Kids: The Life of Walt Whitman

    Narrated by Tracey Norman ...

    Unabridged

    36 min

    Walt Whitman was a great American poet, but many people did not get him when he was alive. His family was like most other families, but his friends were different from most other people living then. He was a teacher and reporter, and then he worked for the government. When he was a young man, he was very serious, but when he was older he liked to play around and have fun. Walt Whitman wrote many ... Read more

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    Witness to Gettysburg

    Inside the Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    Witness to Gettysburg brings the bloodiest, most crucial battle of the Civil War to life through on-the-spot eyewitness accounts. From the courageous fighting men and officers to the civilians watching as the conflict raged through their towns, from the reporters riding with the regiments to the children excited or terrified by the titanic drama unfolding before them, each account stems from ... Read more

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    America’s Forgotten Wars: The History and Legacy of the Nation’s Forgotten Conflicts on the Way to Becoming a Global Power

    Narrated by Scott Clem ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 9 min

    The history of the United States is to a large extent a history of armed conflict. The nation was first forged in war, a tough fight for independence against one of the world’s largest empires, and that fight would resume less than a generation later with the War of 1812. Then there were constant low-level conflicts with Native Americans as the nation expanded westwards, and occasionally the ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War

    by H. W. Crocker ...
    Narrated by Bill Wallace ...
    series The Politically Incorrect Guides

    Unabridged

    12 hours 15 min

    Think you know the Civil War? You won’t know the full story until you read this book, a quick and lively study of America’s own Iliad, a provocative and entertaining addition to the Politically Incorrect Guide series.Get ready for a rousing rebel yell as bestselling author H. W. Crocker III charges through bunkers and battlefields in The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War. Crocker busts ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    It Wasn’t about Slavery

    Exposing the Great Lie of the Civil War

    Narrated by John McLain ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 20 min

    Was the Civil War really about slavery? Or was it a war fought over money? Civil War historian Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. (Vicksburg, Bust Hell Wide Open) opens his fascinating new book, It Wasn’t About Slavery, with Dr. Grady McWhiney’s claim that “what passes as standard American history is really Yankee history written by New Englanders or their puppets to glorify Yankee heroes and ideals.” Relying ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Gunner in Lee’s Army

    The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

    by Graham Dozier ...
    Narrated by Joe Barrett, Lloyd James ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 47 min

    In May 1861, Virginian Thomas Henry Carter raised anartillery battery and joined the Confederate Army. Over the next four years, herose steadily in rank from captain to colonel, placing him among the seniorartillerists in Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. During the war,Carter wrote more than one hundred revealing letters to his wife, Susan, abouthis service. His interactions with ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $19.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Giving A Damn: Racism, Romance and Gone with the Wind

    Unabridged

    2 hours 57 min

    ‘I cannot help but see the bodies of my near ancestors in the current caravans of desperate souls fleeing from place to place, chased by famine, war and toxins. Ideas honed in slavery – of the otherness, the boorishness, the inferiority of thy neighbour – have continued to travel through American society.’The story of slavery in America is not over. It lives on in how we speak to one another, in ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Admiral David Farragut: The Life and Legacy of the American Civil War’s Most Famous Naval Officer

    Unabridged

    1 hour 45 min

    Americans have long been fascinated by the Civil War, marveling at the size of the battles, the leadership of the generals, and the courage of the soldiers. Since the war's start over 150 years ago, the battles have been subjected to endless debate among historians and the generals themselves. The Civil War was the deadliest conflict in American history, and had the two sides realized it would ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Co. Aytch

    A Sideshow of the Big Show

    Narrated by Pat Bottino ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 3 min

    Early in May 1861, twenty-one-year-old Sam R. Watkins of Columbia, Tennessee, joined the First Tennessee Regiment. He fought in all of its major battles, from Shiloh to Nashville. Twenty years later, with a “house full of young ‘rebels’ clustering around my knees and bumping about my elbows,” he wrote the remarkable account of “Co. Aytch,” its common foot soldiers, its commanders, its Yankee ... Read more

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    History and Legacy of America’s Most Unusual Riots in the Late 19th Century, The

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 57 min

    Riots are an aspect of American history that do not show up much in history textbooks, except for famous disturbances like the Boston Tea Party or the infamous New York City draft riots of 1863. The reality is that the country has experienced thousands of riots, from early colonial times through to the present, and the issues leading up to some of the riots may seem quite peculiar to modern ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An American Quilt

    Unfolding a Story of Family and Slavery

    by Rachel May ...
    Narrated by Carrington MacDuffie ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 40 min

    When we think of slavery, most of us think of the American South. We think of back-breaking fieldwork on plantations. We don’t think of slavery in the North, nor do we think of the grueling labor of urban and domestic slaves. Rachel May’s rich new book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Three Years with Quantrill

    A True Story Told by His Scout

    Narrated by Dan John Miller ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 4 min

    This famous memoir by John McCorkle is the best published account by a scout who “rode with Quantrill.”John McCorkle was a young Missouri farmer of Southern sympathies. After serving briefly in the pro-Confederate Missouri State Guard, he became a prominent member of William Clarke Quantrill’s infamous guerrillas, who took advantage of the turmoil in the Missouri-Kansas borderland to prey on pro ... Read more

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    Civil War Commando

    William Cushing and the Daring Raid to Sink the Ironclad CSS Albemarle

    Narrated by Pete Bradbury ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 44 min

    Civil War Ironclads and Commandos Here at last is an action-packed portrait of one of America’s greatest but little-remembered Civil War heroes, Commander William Barker Cushing, who sank the Confederate ironclad Albemarle in a spectacular mission in 1864. Regarded as erratic and insubordinate, Midshipman Cushing was drummed out of the Naval Academy in March 1861. But with the outbreak of war, the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial