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Longstreet House

Established in 1987, Longstreet House is the publisher of Civil War histories with specific expertise in the areas of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Dedicated to historical scholarship, Longstreet House books have been used for reference and academic study at numerous high schools, colleges and universities. Longstreet House proprietor Douglas Mariboe, is a graduate of the University of Vermont and longtime instructor of history at the renowned Peddie School. Longstreet's editor David G. Martin, received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. His knowledge of the Civil War has made him one of the leading experts and authors in his field.
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Just released June 2019!!!Stars Over New Jersey: New Jersey’s Generals and Admirals of the Civil War Era, by John W. Kuhl and David G. Martin. Contains 285 biographies of the state’s military leaders of the mid-1800s. Covers native born New Jerseyans, officers who lived in New Jersey after the war, and those from outside the state who led Jersey troops.  Includes 17 militia generals, all brevet generals, 74 naval officers, and even 28 Confederate officers. Biographies run from 1-4 pages and all but a few have portraits. This project has been over twenty years in the making and features collected detailed biographical information not available elsewhere. 474 pages, 8 ½ by 11, glossy paper. Detailed indices and full bibliography. $42.00 plus $5.00 shipping; New Jersey residents kindly add $2.94 sales tax. Sorry, no discount on this title except for libraries. Order from Longstreet House, PO Box 730, Hightstown, NJ 08520.

Swindlers, Pimps and Vagabonds: New Jersey’s Civil War Bounty Jumpers.
By Jonathan D. Kinney. This is the first in depth study of the significant problem of bounty jumping in New Jersey, and how it led to higher desertions and lower morale among the troops. 36 pages, 5 recruiting posters. Softbound. Published spring 2016.
ISBN 978-0-944413-82-1. $12.00 plus $2.00 postage.

“Freedom to All”: New Jersey’s African American Civil War Soldiers. [ cover image ]
By Joseph G. Bilby. An updated and expanded edition of the author’s ground breaking study Forgotten Warriors, published in 1994 and out of print for several years. Now includes names and burial information of over 10,000 African-American troops buried in the state. This study covers the scope of the state’s history from colonial times to the present, focusing on the Civil War era. 62 pages, hardbound. Published spring 2011.
ISBN 0-944413-77-7. $20.00 plus $4.00 postage.

Our Brothers Gone Before: An Inventory of Graves and Cenotaphs in New Jersey Cemeteries for Union and Confederate Civil War Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Suregons and Nurses
By Charles Eckhardt and Robert MacAvoy. A full alphabetical listing of over 40,000 burials from over 1,000 cemeteries. Each entry lists soldier name and cemetery, death date, and regiment/ship if known. 1,700 pages in two volumes, hardbound. Price $140 plus $8 postage. New Jersey residents please add $9.80 sales tax. Published August 2006. This is a limited edition. ISBN 0944413706.

Regimental Strengths and Losses at Gettysburg
By John W. Busey and David G. Martin. New revised and expanded 4th edition. Layout rearranged for easier use. Confederate loss figures fully revised based on recent research. Numerous new comparative tables. Armament listed for all batteries on both sides and for all Union regiments. Length increased from 357 to 678 pages. Complete and detailed indices. Contains the most complete order of battle available on the battle. Price $40 plus $4 postage. Published summer 2005. ISBN 0944413676

Gettysburg July 1, REVISED EDITION
By David G. Martin. Acclaimed study based almost entirely on primary sources. Regimental level study on the scale of Harry Pfanz's July 2nd books. Includes 750 pages, 20 maps, 2700 footnotes and 400 sources. New paperback edition, 2003. $20.00

A Molly Pitcher Sourcebook [ cover image ]
By David G. Martin. Contains the text of over 100 sources by more than 80 different authors, with analysis and commentary by each. Hardbound. 329 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Published June 2003. $35.00

Sharpshooters [ cover image ]
A new novel by Stanley Saperstein. Historically accurate and exciting story of Berdan's United States Sharpshooters in the Civil War. Hardbound. 386 pages. 26 illustrations, 20 maps. Published July 2003. ISBN 0-944413-68-4. $35.00

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