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Custer: Frederick Whittaker’s Complete Life of General George A. Custer, Major General of Volunteers, Brevet Major General U.S. Army and Lieutenant-Colonel Seventh U.S. Cavalry [2 volumes]

By: Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1876)

Seller ID: T3860

ISBN: 1556138601

Condition: 648 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1876), 1993, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 2 vols., 648 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


First published in 1876 it was written from the contemporary perspective of Frederick Whittaker, an author who was well-known for his dime novels about swashbuckling adventurers, and who greatly admired Custer. In a new introduction, the editor discusses Custer, both man and myth, as well as his symbolic importance today. He traces the development of the public perception of Custer as a hero and as a villain, and eventually as a Civil War and Western hero, worthy of hono... View more info

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I Done My Duty”: The Complete Story of the Assassination of President McKinley

By: Jeffrey W. Seibert

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: S2118

ISBN: 0788421182

Condition: 512 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 512 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


America at the turn of the twentieth century was a country in transition. Old was becoming new, and the American landscape was changing forever. With the advent of such wonders as the telephone, electricity, and the automobile, America was evolving into the nation that would lead the world throughout the new century. The city streets were mixed with horse-drawn buggies and horseless carriages. As a part of the celebration of the new century, the Pan American Exposition i... View more info