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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Clara Brown: The Rags to Riches True Story of a Freed Slave of Central City, Colorado

by Julie McDonald

The wonderful and inspiring story of Clara Brown, 1800-1885, is one of my all-time favorite stories! At age 36 Clara was separated from her beloved husband Richard and three children on the auction block. After being freed at the age of 57, she begins a tireless search for her only remaining family member, her daughter Eliza Jane. Clara worked her way west on a wagon train bound for Colorado by doing laundry and cooking for 26 single men who were on the wagon train. What Clara accomplishes in her 28 years of freedom will simply astound you! I first wrote about Clara Brown in my book Unbreakable Dolls, Too. This single story eBook is the expanded version, with much more information and 9 photos....

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 32 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

American Sniper Chris Kyle: New Orleans: A Navy SEAL's historic battle in Hurricane Katrina

by Tim Higgins

In this riveting and eye-opening account of America’s deadliest warrior, Chris Kyle, Sniper Patriot is the astonishing story of one man’s heroism in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. As the city of New Orleans descends into violence and chaos, the military brass must call up one of their best. That man is Navy SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. history. Looters, rapists and burglars, beware. Chris Kyle’s got you in his sights....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 23 pages
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The World War 1 Trivia Book: Interesting Stories and Random Facts from the First World War (Trivia War Books Book 6)

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Welcome to World War I, formerly known as the “Great War,” where men fought and died in trenches and did whatever they could to avoid chemical weapon attacks. You may have read a few things about World War One or remember some things from your history classes, but this book is here to help fill in the blanks. Get ready to learn all about World War One, from the ideologies and complex geo-political alliances that led to war, to how average soldiers tried to deal with life in the trenches. This book will bring to life some of the most important battles, but it will also go far beyond that to how the war ended and how it continued to linger on for many, especially those with PTSD.You’ll learn: What roles did nationalism, colonialism, and the European alliance structure play in the start...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games, History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Military, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Education & Reference, Trivia & Fun Facts
Size: 170 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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My Days In The Army Air Corps: 17 February 1943 - 24 November 1945

by Erich Werner Kothe

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 116 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Battle of Thermopylae: Fascinating History About the Battle Between the Spartans and Persians That Changed the World (480 BC) (Fascinating World History Book 2)

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, World
Size: 33 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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The Abolitionist’s Wife

by Deanna Edens

When seventeen-year-old Mary Ann Day married the legendary abolitionist, John Brown, she could not have foreseen the journey upon which she was about to embark. Her devotion to her husband, family, and the militant abolitionist cause would lead to much poverty, heartbreak, and eventually, celebrity status among abolitionists and the American public. Although many have portrayed her as a blind follower of her husband and his cause, this tale relays events in the life of a noble, hardworking, faithful woman who played a crucial role in preserving John Brown’s legacy after his death at Harper’s Ferry. It further recounts Mary’s efforts in securing racial equality throughout her lifetime.This story was written during the summer of 2017 after spending a few glorious afternoons speaking wi...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 205 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

Texas Ranger Creek in Full Circle: Western Adventure (Sundog Series Book 10)

by Ash Lingam

This is the tenth and last book of the Sundog Series and the life and times of Texas Ranger Captain Ridge Creek. Señor Pedro Mendez is one of the biggest cattle rustlers in all of Texas. A man with a foot in each country, stealing Texan cattle and selling them right back to the men he rustled them from. As Captain Ridge Creek's attention is turned from the Bogardus clan and towards the Mendez outlaw gang, a personal conflict forms between the two men. Meanwhile, Ridge Creek is smitten by one Lola Zapata and considers a new life away from the violence. And Sergeant Bill Vents ponders his age and all his years as a Texas Ranger. Last but not least Captain Creek has sent the word to the Outlaw Lopez that he is on the hunt to kill him. An action-packed final installment of the Sundog S...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction, Romance, Western
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Heinous: Forgotten Murders From the 1910s

by Melina Druga

Crime is rampant. People live in fear. Government officials and the media offer solutions. Sounds like life in the 21st century. But it isn’t. It’s the 1910s: a decade filled with a myriad of crimes, including missing-person cases, robbery, arson and – of course – murder.Heinous: Forgotten Murders From the 1910s examines 18 murder cases that captured the public’s attention a century ago. They include:•A priest who believed his crime was divinely inspired.•A family that was murdered by ax in their sleep and is believed to be victims of a serial killer.•A teenage girl who was either murdered or committed suicide, depending on if the prosecution or the defense team is to be believed.•A delivery man who killed a customer because she forced him to make change.•A kille...

Genre: History, Americas, Biographies & Memoirs, True Accounts
Size: 155 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: Caswell, Durham, Granville, Person Counties, North Carolina (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 1.06 mb
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Family Genealogy Queries: Buncombe, Burke, McDowell Counties, North Carolina

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families with a connection to Buncombe, Burke, or McDowell County, North Carolina. There are 61 such queries in total.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you are working on the same line or lines. The information in this locale-focused volume may also be useful to historians working to get a more complete picture of the area's settlement and the families who lived here.Buncombe County was formed in 1791 from portions of B...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 49 pages
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400 YEARS OF SLAVERY IN AMERICA: SLAVE CHAINS AND DOCUMENTS WITH A BLACK HISTORY CALENDAR BOOK

by Oran Belgrave

PHOTOS OF SLAVE CHAINS AND SLAVERY ITEMS...

Genre: History, Africa, Americas
Size: 28 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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The Spirits of Nature

by Michelle Post

He taught her the true spirit of unconditional love and devotion. She taught him that love can be found within the very thing that you fear and detest the most. Together their commitment to each other and a vision that they chose to honor endured a lifetime and came to fruition generations later. A well established and popular writer, Darcy Butler has been researching her family genealogy. There is one final tie that she cannot seem to find. Her search has led her to the Crow Indians. She has been in contact with Lilly who invites her to the reservation. Lilly informs her of an elderly man who lives on the land of their fathers. He claims to have the connection that Darcy needs to complete the link. His name is Tiponi. He has established that he will not leave this life until he has told h...

Genre: History, Americas, Historical Study, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, United States, Native American, Nonfiction
Size: 480 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

The True Story of Margaret and Susan Wilkerson: Slave Girls on the Run

by Julie McDonald

This is the true story (15 minute read) of Margaret, 12 and Susan, 10 Wilkerson. In the winter of 1839, Margaret and Susan fled slavery in Tennessee and ran for the safety of their Grandparents, 200 miles north in Indiana. This story is action packed and thrilling from start to finish! While I believe people of all ages will enjoy it, I wrote it with grade school children in mind....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 15 pages
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Dooming the Confederacy: The Decisive Battle of Champion Hill

by Michael R. Brasher

"We are flanked on the left!"The message delivered by the courier from Stevenson's division was quickly confirmed by the rising intensity of the sound of gunfire coming from the north. Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton's luck had just run out. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee were closing in.Trying to serve two masters, Pemberton had been reticent to move the Confederate army out of the Vicksburg defenses to find and attack Grant. President Davis's admonition that Vicksburg must be held, Pemberton felt, ran directly counter to General Joseph E. Johnston's orders. His theater commander had preemptively ordered him to take to the field to attack Grant who had achieved a lodgment south of Vicksburg and had moved east to take Jackson. With conflictlng orders and the ensuing de...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 65 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Family Genealogy Queries: GARNER GARDNER GARLAND (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed GARNER (with 19 queries total), GARDNER (GARDENER, GARDINER) (17 queries), GARLAND (8 queries), or GARDENHIRE (GARDENSHIRE) (3 queries), as well as GARARD, GARDER, GARMAN, and GARCIA (with 1 query apiece).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typically, queries include information on births, ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 40 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Never Say Goodbye: A True Story

by Robert Gerard Anstey

This is the true story of ordinary people in extraordinary times. While this evil war has torn half the world apart, it has also pulled half the world together. Soldiers both men and women, under American and British flags, gather on the coast of England just days before D-Day. Four friends become brothers and face their greatest fears together. With the coastline packed with ships, and the sky full of planes, hundreds of thousands of soldiers prepare to stand in the crossroads of history. In an impossible moment in time, a young British woman meets an American soldier as he prepares to embark on his treacherous journey. He promised to return and she promised to wait. They never got to say goodbye. Live through their fears, their loss, their tragedy and their triumph. Join these cou...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, European
Size: 411 pages
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