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I Hope This Reaches You

An American Soldier's Account of World War I

Hilary Connor

A medic's account of life during World War I.

Paperback
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814347072
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814347089

Detroit to Fort Sackville, 1778-1779

The Journal of Normand Macleod

Normand MacLeod, William A. Evans, and Elizabeth Sklarforeword by Alice C. Dalligan and William A. Evans

A chronicle of military man Normand MacLeod's expedition to Detroit in the late 1700's.

Ebook
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343388
$4.99

Images from the Arsenal of Democracy

Charles K. Hyde

A photographic history of the American automobile industry’s World War II defense production.

Hardcover
Published: March 2014
ISBN: 9780814339817
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2014
ISBN: 9780814339824

Father Abraham's Children

Michigan Episodes in the Civil War

Frank B. Woodfordforeword by Arthur M. Woodford

Collects anecdotes, legends, stories, and reminiscences of Civil War veterans from a wide variety of written sources and personal interviews, in paperback for the first time.

Paperback
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814339572
$26.99
Ebook
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814339589
$24.99
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"Old Slow Town"

Detroit During the Civil War

Paul Taylor

Details Detroit's tumultuous social, political, and military history during the Civil War.

Hardcover
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814336038
$36.99
Ebook
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339305
$36.99
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Arsenal of Democracy

The American Automobile Industry in World War II

Charles K. Hyde

Examines the role of the American automobile industry in producing vehicles, weapons, and other war products during World War II.

Hardcover
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339510
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339527

Among the Enemy

A Michigan Soldier's Civil War Journal

edited by Mark Hoffman

Collects the detailed and personal writings of a member of the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics during the Civil War.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814334713
$26.99
Ebook
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338537
$26.99
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The Fall and Recapture of Detroit in the War of 1812

In Defense of William Hull

Anthony J. Yanik

Details the first major U.S. setback in the War of 1812 and analyzes the background and aftermath of Hull's surrender.

Hardcover
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335987
$24.99
Ebook
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335956
$24.99

These Men Have Seen Hard Service

The First Michigan Sharpshooters in the Civil War

Raymond J. Herek

These Men Have Seen Hard Service recounts the fascinating history of one outstanding Michigan regiment during the Civil War.

Paperback
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814334072
$34.99
Ebook
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814338322
$34.99
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"My Brave Mechanics"

The First Michigan Engineers and Their Civil War

Mark Hoffman
Foreword by William M. Anderson

An important and little-known chapter of Michigan’s Civil War history, drawn from the letters, diaries, and regimental records of the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics regiment.

Hardcover
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814332924
$46.99

A Badger Boy in Blue

The Civil War Letters of Chauncey H. Cooke

With an Introduction and Appendix by William Mulligan, Jr.

The Civil War letters of a young Wisconsin soldier, previously published in the Wisconsin Magazine of History, 1920–1922, are made available for the first time to a wide audience.

Paperback
Published: January 2007
ISBN: 9780814333433
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2007
ISBN: 9780814335536
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"I Hope to Do My Country Service"

The Civil War Letters of John Bennitt, M.d., Surgeon, 19th Michigan Infantry

edited by Robert Beaseckerforeword by William M. Anderson

A revealing firsthand account of the Civil War as told through the letters of a Michigan regimental surgeon.

Hardcover
Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814331705
$56.99
Ebook
Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814337349
$56.99
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Michigan's Early Military Forces

A Roster and History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War

Roger Rosentreter and Le Roy Barnett

The first extensive treatment of Michigan's early military forces, this book includes the names of all known Michiganians who answered the call to arms prior to the Civil War and explains the circumstances of each major conflict.

Hardcover
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814330814
$42.99
Ebook
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814340301
$24.99

Pontiac and the Indian Uprising

Howard H. Peckham

Pontiac and the Indian Uprising is both informative and reflective of the attitudes that existed fifty years ago about Native Americans.

Paperback
Published: March 1994
ISBN: 9780814324691
$27.99

Custer and the Little Big Horn

A Psychobiographical Inquiry

Charles K. Hofling

In this book, Hofling turns his attention to the psychological context in which Custer operated in order to understand the decisions which produced his final disaster.

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814318140
$24.99

His Very Silence Speaks

Comanche—The Horse Who Survived Custer's Last Stand

Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence

His Very Silence Speaks addresses larger issues such as the human relationship to animals and nature, cross-cultural differences in the ways animals are perceived, and the symbolic use of living and legendary animals in human cognition and communication.

Paperback
Published: July 1989
ISBN: 9780814321973
$26.99