BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE NEW JERSEY CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMITTTEE
Longstreet House is pleased to serve as distributor of the following titles published by the state’s officially recognized Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee. This committee is composed entirely of volunteers and receives no funding from the state whatsoever. Their income consists entirely of dues, contributions, and proceeds from the sales listed here. For more information on the Committee and their goals and projects, see their website at: www.njcivilwar150.org.
New Jersey Goes to War: Biographies of 150 New Jerseyans Caught Up in the Struggle of the Civil War, including Soldiers, Civilians, Men, Women, Heroes, Scoundrels – and a Heroic Horse. [ cover image ]
Edited by Joseph Bilby. All proceeds go to the NJ Civil War 150 Committee and their projects. Heavily illustrated. Popular and now in its second printing. Winner of 2011 award as “Best Reference Book” from the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance. Published spring 2010. Hard bound, 168 pages. ISBN 0-944413-75-3. Out of Print.
New Jersey’s Civil War Odyssey: An Anthology of Civil War Tales, from 1850 to 1961. [ cover image ]
Edited by Joseph Bilby. Forty-eight untold and long-forgotten stories of New Jerseyans and how they coped with the Civil War and its memory. Includes accounts of New jersey Civil War political myths, Jewish Jerseymen in the ranks, a Confederate general from Elizabeth, the 12th Infantry “Holding the Line at Gettysburg,” wartime base ball, the Hoboken bounty-jumper sting, the “Great Reunion” at Deckertown, strange tales of monuments, a National Cemetery full of Confederates, the Centennial Commission’s principled stand against racism, and much more. All proceeds go to the New Jersey Civil War 150 Committee and its projects. Published spring 2011. Hard bound, 168 pages. ISBN 0-944413-78-4. $20 plus $4 postage.
Discover Your Community’s Civil War Heritage [ cover image ]
By Steven D. Glazer. A detailed, hands-on guide on how to research Civil War history in New Jersey, particularly on how to track down information about individual units and soldiers. An official publication of the New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association Sesquicentennial Committee. Published Spring 2011. Soft bound, 52 pages. ISBN 0-944413076-0. $10 plus $4 postage.
New Jersey at Gettysburg Guidebook
By David G. Martin. An overview of the movements of each New Jersey regiment at the battle, with detailed new maps by Philip Laino. Includes significant new interpretations of positions and movements. 80 pages, 18 maps and over 70 illustrations. Spiral bound. ISBN 978-0-944413-79-1. Published spring 2012. Price $12.00.
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