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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Lionel Baxter Collection
4.5 Linear feet 6 boxes + 3 oversize boxes
Language of Materials
Collection consists of letters, documents, autographs, engravings, maps, facsimiles, broadsides, framed items, books, and ephemera related predominantly, but not exclusively, to the Civil War.

Preferred Citation

Lionel Baxter Collection (MUM00027), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

Lionel F. Baxter was a broadcasting media executive for years and a director of the Storer Communications Company. See also: A Baxter family from South Carolina: Scotch Irish pioneers from Ulster / by Lionel Francis Baxter and John William Baxter.

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Scope and Content

The Baxter Collection was developed by Lionel Baxter from his lifelong interest in American history, particularly the Civil War. Collection contains wartime and postwar correspondence from various Confederate officers and soldiers on a wide variety of subjects. Letters include those from William J. Hardee, Leonidas Polk, John C. Pemberton, William S. Rosecrans, and Nathan B. Forrest. Also includes engravings, muster rolls, maps, and an extensive collection of books. Also includes war microfilmed war records of the 20th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. Finally, contains materials related to the life of Hermann Baxter. (8 Boxes, Microfilm reels, and 1 Footlocker)

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Lionel Baxter Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

This collection has items that have been moved to Framed Items ( Advance notification is required to transfer these items from an off-site facility.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Fruge, Don L.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1 (pre-Civil War letters): 

W. E. Jones & W. W. Loring, C.S.A. Generals, DS, April 15 1851, Oregon Territory. 

Robert F. Crenshaw, ALS, December 13, 1860, Pontotoc Mississippi, to his cousin in Elkton, Tenn. 

Albert Sydney Johnston, C.S.A. General, ADS, June 24, 1839, as Secretary of War, Texas Republic 

Folder 2 (William T. Sherman, Jefferson Davis): 

William T. Sherman, duplicate copy of field order #42, Siege of Atlanta, July 25, 1864 

Jefferson Davis, photocopies of ALS and typescript of same, January 1, 1878, to A. D. Mann 

Jefferson Davis, signed photograph card, photo taken "in old age." 

Folder 3 (Nathan Bedford Forrest, William Howard): 

Nathan B. Forrest, C.S.A. General, letter in his hand but not signed, August 22 1869, Marion Alabama, to Gen. Rucker 

Nathan B. Forrest, LS, February 10 1873, Memphis, Tennessee, to Gen. Rucker 

[Nathan B. Forrest] clipped signature 

William Howard, Maj. C.S.A., Forrest's Quartermaster, October 6 1862, to his father, praising Gen. Forest 

William Howard, ADS, December 22 1862, Parole of Honor 

Folder 4 (Marion Francis Baxter): 

Photocopies of photographs (1870 and 1925) and book inscription dated September 1 1882 

Folder 5 (Docs., Letters, from C.S.A. Officers & Soldiers): 

William Edwin Baldwin, General, October 14 1863, Enterprise Mississippi, to "Oscar" 

James B. Blackwell, handmade envelope, October 5 1864, [Winsborough] Virginia, to his sister Mrs. A. G. Duncan, New Albany Mississippi 

William Joseph Hardee, General, no date, to "General"; an engraving of Hardee also included Manfield Lovell, General, ALS, October 22 1862, Holly Springs Mississippi, to his son Josie 

J. C. Pemberton, Lt. Gen., March 30 1863, Jackson Mississippi, to Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, U.S.A. 

Leonidas Polk, General, May 7 1863, Headquarters Polks Corps, to "Elliott" 

J. V. Ramsey, Col., August 28 1861, Montery Virignia, to Brig. Gen. Henry R. Jackson in Greenbriar VA 

Carter L. Stevenson, Maj. Gen., (on the back of the above letter from Ramsey to Jackson), Valley Mountain West Virginia, to Gen. H. R. Jackson 

Carter L. Stevenson, September 5 1861, Valley Mountain West Virginia, to Gen. H. R. Jackson, Montery Line Virginia 

Daniel Ruggles, Brig. Gen., DS, January 9 1863, Exchange and Paroled Prisoners 

Folder 6 (Letters, Post-Civil War, C.S.A. Officers): 

William H. Forney, General, March 23 1884, from U.S. House of Representatives, to Lyle Thoburn 

Alexander P. Stewart, General, February 16 1886, Univ. of Mississippi, Oxford, to E. C. Brown 

Alexander P. Stewart, August 18 1891, War Dept., Washington D.C., to Gen. Marcus J. Wright 

John Tyler Morgan, General, February 9 1877, Selma Alabama, to President Grant 

Folder 7 (Documents, Letters, Union Officers, Civil War and Post-Civil War): 

Nathaniel P. Banks, Maj. Gen., September 4 1861, Camp at Damstown, to Dr. Baxter 

William S. Rosecrans, General, ALS, October 29 1872, Mexico, to Miss Rosa Kingsley 

E. O. C. Ord, General, December 31 1867, Holly Springs Mississippi, to Editor of N.Y. Times 

Telegrams to Ord from U. S. Grant and Andrew Johnson 

Folder 8 (Signatures, Union and C.S.A. Officers): 

Gen. John Adams (plus a photocard of him) 

Maj. George Blake Cosby 

General Robert Lowry 

Gen. Peter Joseph Osterhaus 

Gen. Jones Mitchell Withers 

Maj. Gen. David E. Twiggs (ANS) 

Folder 9 (Miscellaneous Autographs): 

George W. Childs 

William H. Crane 

John Cochrane 

George William Curtis 

Charles A. Dana 

James. J. Davis 

Richard Coker 

A California "49-er" 

Owen Davis 

Folder 10 (Envelopes, Civil War): 

Winfield Scott Featherston, General C.S.A., May 27 1864, Dalton Georgia, to Chaplain Rev. Thomas R. Markham David Dixon Porter, Commander U.S.N., a Patriotic Envelope 

Northern Patriotic Envelope used by a soldier in Co. E, 20th Mississippi Mounted Infantry 

Homemade Envelope from Co. F, 20th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers, Adams Brigade, Touring Division, Garlandsville Mississippi 

Edward Door Tracy, Brig. Gen. C.S.A., from Tullahoma Tennessee, to Mrs. E. D. Tracy in Macon Georgia 

Postmaster Provisional, Sumter South Carolina, February 4 1861 

Folder 11 (Engravings, predominately, but not exclusively, Civil War Generals): 

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard 

Braxton Bragg 

Patrick Ronayne Cleburne 

Robert Edward Lee 

John Buchanan Floyd 

William Starke Rosecrans 

Joseph E. Johnston 

John Hunt Morgan 

Nathaniel Greene 

Rufus King 

John Bell Hood 

D. C. Broderick 

Rev. James W. Alexander 

Alexander H. Stephens 

Group Portrait of Confederate Generals Bragg, Longstreet, Johnston, Hood, Smith. 

Folder 12 (C.S.A. Government): 

Richmond Virginia, General Orders #1, January 6 1865 

Folder 13 (Father Abram J. Ryan): 

Civil War Poet-Priest from Mobile Alabama, photograph of statue and newsclipping 

Folder 14 (John Sharp Williams): 

United States Representative, TLS, September 24 1908, Yazoo City Mississippi, to Hon. Robert Baker 

Folder 15 (Edward VIII): 

Newsclippings re. abdication 

Folder 16 (FDR Speech): 

Newsclipping, Franklin Roosevelt's December 8 1941 Speech to Congress 

Box 2 

Folder 1 

Letters to Lionel Baxter from various politicians, including Richard Nixon, and letters from Carl Albert, Silvio Conte, Bob Dole, Sam Ervin, Barry Goldwater, Jacob Javits, Jack Kemp, Edward Kennedy, Claude Pepper, William Proxmire, John Stennis, John Tower, George Wallace, William Winter and many others. 

Scope and Content

The letters are alphabetized and dated from the early 1970's

Folder 2 

Carbon copies of letters sent by Lionel Baxter, Vice President of Washington Affairs for Storer Broadcasting Company, to various members of congress re. legislation affecting the broadcast industry 

Scope and Content

Not alphabetized or organized by date, early 1970's. Replies from some politicians included Copies of House and Senate bills included

Folder 3 

Carbon copies of letters sent by Lionel Baxter to various members of congress re. food stamps, the United Nations, foreign policy, surtaxes, U. S. Navy capabilities, P.O.W. legislation, school desegregation, Abraham Lincoln and "Save the Bay." 

Scope and Content

Misc. materials pertaining to same. Not alphabetized or organized by date, 1970's and early 1980's. Replies from some politicians included.

Folder 4 

Photocopies of letters from various politicians to Lionel Baxter 

Scope and Content

Not alphabetized or organized by date, 1960's, 1970's.

Folder 5 

Letters from and to Lionel Baxter re: political contributions. 

Folder 6 

Miscellaneous Correspondence 

Folder 7 

"This Week at the Whitehouse" -- Fay Wells' weekly reports to Storer Broadcasting, 1969-1974 

Folder 8 

Letter from Gov. LeRoy Collins (Florida) to Harry Barnard 

Folder 9 

Logtown, Mississippi -- photograph and reprint of Life Magazine article, September 25 1964 

Folder 10 

Newsclips, reprints, pertaining to Lionel Baxter 

Folder 11 

Miscellaneous -- Programs, postcards, etc. 

Box 3 

1. George Washington 

2. John Adams 

3. Thomas Jefferson 

4. James Madison 

5. James Monroe 

6. John Q. Adams 

7. Andrew Jackson (two engravings) 

8. Martin Van Buren 

9. William Harrison 

10. John Tyler 

11. James Polk 

12. Zachary Taylor 

13. Millard Fillmore 

14. Franklin Pierce 

15. James Buchanan 

16. Abraham Lincoln 

17. Andrew Johnson 

18. Ulysses Grant 

19. Rutherford Hayes 

20. James Garfield 

21. Chester Arthur 

22. Grover Cleveland 

23. Benjamin Harrison 

24. William McKinley 

25. Theodore Roosevelt 

26. William Taft 

27. Woodrow Wilson 

28. Warren Harding 

29. Calvin Coolidge 

30. Herbert Hoover 

31. Franklin Roosevelt 

32. Harry Truman 

33. Dwight Eisenhower 

34. John Kennedy 

35. Lyndon Johnson 

36. Richard Nixon 

37. Gerald Ford 

38. Jimmy Carter 

39. Ronald Reagan 

40. John Jay 

41. John Rutledge 

42. Oliver Ellsworth 

43. John Marshall 

44. Roger Taney 

45. S. P. Chase 

46. Morrison Waite 

47. Melville Fuller 

48. Edward White 

49. William Taft 

50. Charles Hughes 

51. Harlan Stone 

52. Fred Vinson 

53. Earl Warren 

54. U. S. Supreme Court (two engravings, one signed by Warren Burger) 

55. U. S. Capitol (four engravings, two signed by by Carl Albert) 

56. U. S. Treasury (three engravings, two signed) 

57. The White House (seven engravings, two signed by Richard Nixon) 

58. Lincoln Memorial 

59. Washington Post Office 

60. Bureau of Engraving & Printing 

61. Mystery Home (Washington's birthplace?) 

62. Mt. Vernon 

63. Monticello 

64. Great Seal of the U. S. (two engravings) 

Box 4 


George Washington (two, one in color) 

Thomas Jefferson 

N. H. Bidwell 

"Boudoir Beauties" 

Sir Henry Havelock 

E.O.C. Ord (newsclipping glued to back) 

Earl Van Dorn 

Jefferson Davis 

Simon Olivar Buckner 

Stephen Dill Lee 

Carter Littlepage Stevenson 

Alexander Peter Stewart 

Alexander Peter Stewart 

Joseph E. Johnston 

Penn’s Tree with the City of Philadelphia” 

P.G.T. Beauregard 

Brigadier General Francis Marion 


Jefferson Davis, DS, February 17 1855, while Secretary of War under Franklin Pierce John B. Floyd, DS, June 6 1851, as Governor of Virginia, a grant of acreage to George Arnold Andrew Johnson, DS, April 25 1868, presidential pardon of John Fleming, convicted of robbery and sentenced to seven years imprisonment. Also signed by Sec. of State William Seward 

Washington College report card signed by Robert E. Lee (1867) 

Land grant signed by William Penn (1691) 

Amnesty declaration signed by President Andrew Johnson (1866) 

Letter from P.G.T. Beauregard (24 July 1838) 

Letter from P.G.T. Beauregard (24 July 1838) 

Signatures and seals of Francis Marion, his brother Job Marion, & cousin Paul Marion 


Photocopied Muster Rolls 

Viking I panoramic photograph, 1977 

Republican National Convention, 1972 

Hand colored print “Battle at Vicksburg” (Gibson & Co.) 

Certificate honoring Hermann Baxter signed by President Ronald Reagan 

Currier & Ives print “The True Peace Commissioners” 

Copy of sheet music “God Save the Southland” 

Lithograph, re: J.E.B. Stuart by Ron Jennings; 185 of 1,000 (1972) 

Lithograph, re: Robert E. Lee (1961) 

Print of Jefferson Davis 

Handcolored photograph of P.G.T. Beauregard (E. & H.T. Anthony) 

Print “The Great Locomotive” by K. Cantin (1977) 

Print on silk of Independence Hall in Philadelphia (undated). 

Box 5 


Montgomery Daily Mail, April 17 1865, photocopy 

Mississippi Gulf Coast Sun Daily Herald, April 4 1982 

Mississippian, July 31 1947 

Hamilton, Bermuda Mid-Ocean News, July 6 1944 

Birmingham News, September 3 1939 


St. Louis Bay and Sheildsboro Harbor, Mississippi, 1857, photocopy 

New World, 1600 

First American Map of U.S., 1784 

New Netherlands & New England, 1635 

New World, 1500 

The Known Glove, 1667 

New France, 1745 

Mississippi Topographical (two parts, towns associated with Marion F. Baxter's service with Company E, 20th Mississippi Infantry, 1860-65)(photocopies) 

Mississippi Historical, Chronological and Geographical, 1823 

Atlas 29, Union & Confederate Armies, 1894 

Atlas 28, Same 

Atlas 23, Same 

Champion Hill/Vicksburg/etc. 

Fort Donelson, 1875 (two versions) 

Sherman's Operations, Atlanta, 1864 


Bill of Rights 

Declaration of Independence (2) 

Monroe Doctrine (2) 

Gettysburg Address (2) 

Emancipation Proclamation (2) 


Dunlap's Pennsylvania Packet, Tuesday April 22 1977 (facsimile) 

"Valor," Edward Almond, Lt. Gen. USA, June 1 1967, Virginia Military Institute 

"The Last Confederate," Henry C. Howell III 

"I think continually of those who were truly great...," Stephen Spender 

"Jefferson Davis, An American Patriot," broadside presented by Sen. James O. Eastland in the U. S. Senate, June 9 1971 

Abraham Lincoln, excerpt from first inaugural address, 6 copies 

Box 6 

Maps (oversize) 

Atlas of the Union & Confederate Armies, 1894 



Bay of Mobile 

Bay of Mobile 


United States (two versions) 

Box 7 

Framed Items:  

Independence Hall, Philadelphia -- limited edition print on silk, signed by the artist (artist's name not legible) 

Robert E. Lee -- lithograph, reproduction of Cornelius Hawkins' oil portrait, presented to Lionel Baxter by Henry Rau of Alexandria, Virginia 

Gen. J. E. Stuart -- lithograph of plumed hat, gauntlets, Le Mat revolver and headquarters of Stuart, from a photograph by Ron Jennings in the collection of Mississippians in the Confederacy, Richmond, Va. 

The Great Locomotive Chase, etching by Kathleen Cantin, Franklin Mint 

General Robert E. Lee, framed print 

Colonel Isaac Hane Being Led to His Execution by Carrol N. Jones, Jr., bicentennial print, Franklin Mint 

Declaration of Independence, print, engraved by W. L. Ormsby, after Durand 

Ronald Reagon "honors the memory of German M. Baxter" 

F.D.R. "In grateful memory of Herman M. Baxter" 

William Penn, lithograph of ALS by Penn; framed and matted, with metal tag "Presented to Lionel F. Baxter..." 

Frances Marion 'Swamp Fox', lithograph with document, gold frame, clipped signature affixed 

General P. G. T. Beauregard ALS, 1838, plus Matthew P. Brady photograph and contemporary engraving 

Robert E. Lee, report card signed as President of Washington College, [1867] 


Abdill, George B. Civil War Railroads New York: Bonanza Books, 196l (jacket, first edition) 

Allen, Edison B. Of Time and Chase New Orleans: Habersham Corp., 1969 (jacket, 1st printing) 

Amann, William, ed. Personnel of the Civil War: The Confederate Armies, vol. 1 New York: Thos. Yoseloff, 1968 (jacket, 3rd printing) 

American Association for State & Local History. American Heritage: The Magazine of History, Vol. 16 #1, Dec. 1964 

American Heritage Society. Bicentennial Series Desk Calendar 1973, 1974, 1975. American Heritage Pub. Co. 

The American Image: Photographs from the National Archives, 1860-1960. NY: Pantheon Books, 1979 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Anderson, Ephraim McD. Memoirs: Historical and Personal: Including the Campaigns of the First Missouri Confed- erate Brigade. Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1972 (2nd ed., limited to 1,000 copies, #352) 

The Annals of the War Written by Leading Participants North and South. Gettysburg: Civil War Times reprint, 1974 

Battles of the Civil War, 1861-1865, A Pictorial Presentation Pioneer Press, 1960 (oversize) 

Basso, Hamilton. Beauregard, The Great Creole NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1933 (1st ed.) 

Baxter, Lionel. A Chronology and Narrative of the Service of Marion Francis Baxter, C. S. A. Compiled and research by Lionel F. Baxter (unpublished) 

Benson, Evelyn A. With the Army of West Virginia, 1861-1864, Reminiscences & Letters of Lt. James Abraham Evelyn Benson, 1974 (green, loose leaf notebook) 

Bearss, Edwin and Warren Grabau. The Battle of Jackson May 14, 1863. Bearss, Edwin. The Siege of Jackson, July 10-17, 1863; Three Other Post-Vicksburg Actions Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1981 (1st ed.) 

Bearss, Edwin C. Decision in Mississippi Jackson: Miss. Commission on the War Between the States, 1962 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Bearss, Edwin C. Forrest at Brice's Cross Roads and in North Mississippi in 1864 Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1979 (1st ed.) 

Bearss, Edwin C. Unconditional Surrender: The Fall of Fort Donelson. (Paper, reprinted from Tennessee Historical Quarterly, March, June, 1962, vol. 21, #'s 1 & 2) 

Beers, Henry P. Guide to the Archives of the Government of the Confederate States of America Washington: GSA, 1968 

Benardete, Doris, ed. Civil War Humor Mount Vernon NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1963 (jacket) 

Benford, Timothy B. The World War II Quiz & Fact Book NY: Harper & Row, 1982 (paper, 1st ed.) 

Bettersworth, John K., ed. Mississippi in the Confederacy NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1970 

Biddle, Nicholas, ed. The Journals of the Expedition Under the Command of Capts. Lewis and Clark, two vols. NY: The Heritage Press, 1962 

Bolton, Herbert E., ed. Spanish Exploration in the South- west, 1542-1706 NY: Barnes & Noble, 1976 (reprint) 

Bozell, L. Brent. The Warren Revolution: Reflections on the Consensus Society New Rocelle NY: Arlington House, 1966 (dust jacket) 

Brandon, William. The American Heritage Book of Indians NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1961 (boxed) 

Brick, John. The Richmond Raid Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1963 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Bridwell, Ronald E. ...That We Should Have a Port...A History of the Port of Georgetown, South Carolina, 1732-1865 Ronald E. Bridwell, 1982 

Brown, D. Alexander. The Galvanized Yankees Urbana: Univ. of IL Press, 1963 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Brown, D. Alexander. Grierson's Raid Urbana, Univ. of IL Press, 1962 (paper) 

Burns, Zed H. Ship Island and the Confederacy Hattiesburg: Univ. & Col. Press of Miss., 1971 (paper, 1st ed.) 

Burt, Nathaniel. The Perennial Philadelphian: The Anatomy of an American Aristocracy Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1963 (dust jacket) 

Buskirk, Steve. Mount McKinley: The Story Behind the Scenery Las Vegas: KC Publications, 1980 (paperback) 

Calmer, Ned. The Strange Land NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1950 (1st ed.) 

Catton, Bruce. The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War, 2 vols. NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1960 (boxed) 

Catton, Bruce. The Coming Fury, vol. 1 Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1961 (1st ed.) 

Catton, Bruce. Terrible Swift Sword, vol. 2 Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1963 (1st ed.) 

Catton, Bruce. Never Call Retreat, vol. 3, The Centennial History of the Civil War Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1965 (1st ed.) 

Catton, Bruce. A Stillness at Appomattox Garden City NY: Dougleday & Co., 1953 (jacket, 1st ed., signed by author) 

Chandler, David L. The Natural Superiority of Southern Politicians Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1977 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Chesnut, Mary Boykin; Ben Ames Williams, ed. A Diary from Dixie Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1949 (jacket) 

The Civil War Tax in Louisiana: 1865, Based on Direct Tax Assessments of Louisianians New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1975 (paper, reprint) 

Claiborne, J. F. H. Mississippi as a Province, Territory and State, vol. 1 Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U. Press, 1964 (dust jacket) 

Cooke, Alistair. Alistair Cooke's America NY: Alfred A. Knoph, 1974 (jacket) 

Connelly, Thomas L. Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tenessee, 1862-1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U. Press, 1971 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Cowles, Capt. Calvin D., comp. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Washington: GPO, 1891-1895 (jacket, reprint, NY: Thos. Yoseloff, 1958, oversize) 

Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage NY: Heritage Press, 1944 (boxed, Ltd. Editions Club) 

Craven, Bvt. Lieut. Col. John J. Prison Life of Jefferson Davis Biloxi: Souvenir Shop, Jef. Davis Shrine, 1960 (reprint) 

Creasey, Sir Edward S. The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World. NY: For the Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1969 (boxed) 

Cunningham, S. A. Index: The Confederate Veteran Published monthly in the interest of Confederate Veterans and Kindred Topics, vols. 1-40. Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, n.d. (reprint) 

DaCosta, Beverly, ed. Historic Houses of America Open to the Public NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1971 (1st ed.) 

Davidson, Marshall B. The American Heritage History of American Antiques from the Revolution to the Civil War NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1968 

Davidson, Marshall B. The American Heritage History of Notable American Houses NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1971 (boxed) 

Davis, Williams C. The Orphan Brigade: The Kentucky Confederates Who Couldn't Go Home Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1980 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Dennis, Frank A. Kemper County Rebel: the Civil War Diary of Robert Masten Holmes, C.S.A. Jackson: University & College Press of Mississippi, l973 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Downey, Fairfax. Famous Horses of the Civil War NY: Thos. Nelson & Sons, 1959 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Drumm, Stella M., ed. Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-47 New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1962 

DuPont: The Autobiography of an American Enterprise Wilmington: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1952 (first printing) 

Eaton, Clement. Jefferson Davis NY: The Free Press, 1977 (jacket) 

Eisenhower. General Dwight D. Eisenhower Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, 1969 (#384) 

Esposito, Brig. Gen. Vincent J., ed. The West Point Atlas of American Wars, 2 vols. NY: Praeger Publishers, 1978 (boxed) 

Evans, Clement A., ed. Confederate Military History, vols. 1 - 12 Atlanta: Confederate Pub. Co., 1899 

Falls, Cyril, ed. Great Military Battles NY: The Macmillan Company, 1964 (dust jacket) 

Fiske, John. The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909 (1st edition) 

Fitzpatrick, George and John L. Sinclair Profile of a State: New Mexico Albuquerque: Horn and Wallace, 1965 (dust jacket) 

Foote, Shelby. The Civil War, A Narrative: Fort Sumter to Perryville NY: Random House, 1958 (jacket, 10th printing) 

Forbes, Ester. Paul Revere & the World He Live In Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1942 (1st ed.) 

Fox, John Jr. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1903 (1st ed.) 

Freeman, Douglas S. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command vols. 1 and 2. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1946 (jacket, Arlington edition) 

Freeman, Douglas S. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command vol. 3. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1944 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Freeman, Douglas S. R. E. Lee: A Biography, 4 vols. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1962 (jacket) 

Gannon, Michael V. Rebel Bishop: the Life and Era of Augustin Verot. Milwaukee: Bruce Pub. Co., 1964 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy by author) 

Garner, James W. Reconstruction in Mississippi Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1968 (paper) 

Giraud, Marcel. Trans. by Joseph C. Lambert A History of French Louisiana: The Reign of Louis XIV, 1698-1715, vol. 1 Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1974 (jacket, first American edition) 

Gordon, Gen. John B. Reminiscences of the Civil War NY; Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1904 

Gottchalk, Louis. Lafayette in America, 1777-1783 Arveyres, France: L'Esprit de Lafayette Society, 1975 

Greenwell, Dale. The Third Mississippi Regiment, C.S.A. Pascagoula: Lewis Printing Services, 1972 (1st ed.) (two copies) 

Groner, Alex. The American Heritage History of American Business and Industry NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1972 

Hale, Laura V. Four Valiant Years in the Lower Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865 Strasbourg VA: Shenandoah Publishing House, 1968 (2nd ed., inscribed by author) 

Hamilton, Holman. Zachary Taylor: Soldier in the White House Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1951 (1st ed.) 

Hanna, A. J. Flight Into Oblivion Johnson Publishing Company, 1938 (1st ed.) 

Hapgood, David, and David Richardson. Monte Cassino NY: Congdon & Weed, 1984 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Hartje, Robert G. Van Dorn: The Life and Times of a Confederate General Nashville: Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 1967 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Haskin, Frederic J. The Panama Canal Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1913 (1st ed.) 

Hattaway, Herman. General Stephen D. Lee Jackson: Univ. Press of Miss., 1976 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Hay, Thomas R. Hood's Tennessee Campaign NY: Walter Neale, 1929 (1st ed.) 

Hilborn, Nat and Sam. South Carolina: Battleground in the Revolution of Freedom. Columbia SC: Sandlapper Press, Inc., 1970 (dust jacket, 1st ed.) 

Hitler, Adolf. Mein Kampf The first complete and unexpurgated edition published in the English language. NY: Stackpole Sons, 1939 

Hodge, Frederick W., Theodore H. Lewis, & Frederick W. Hodge, eds. Spanish Explorers in the Southern U.S., 1528-1543 NY: Barnes & Noble, 1971 (reprint) 

Horn, Stanley F. The Decisive Battles of Nashville Knoxville: Univ. of TN Press, 1968 (jacket, 3rd printing) 

Howell, H. Grady, Jr. Going to Meet the Yankees: A History of the "Bloody Sixth" Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. Jackson: Chickaway Bayou Press, 1981 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Johnson, Joseph. Traditions and Reminiscences Chiefly of the American Revolution in the South Spartanburg SC: The Reprint Co., 1972 

Kagan, Hilde Heun, ed. The American Heritage Pictorial Atlas of United States History NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1966 (boxed) 

Kane, Harnett T. Natchez on the Mississippi NY: Bonanza Books, 1947 (jacket) 

Kissinger, Henry. White House Years Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1979 (jacket) 

Knox, Donald. Death March: The Survivors of Bataan NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Kraus, Michael. The United States to 1865, two vols. Ann Arbor: Univ. of MI Press, 1959 (jacket, boxed set) 

Lancaster, Bruce. American Heritage Book of the Revolution NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1958 

Lattimore, Ralston B., ed. The Story of Robert E. Lee Washington DC: Colortone Press, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Lee, Guy. C., ed. The World's Orators, vol. 10 NY: G. P. Putnam's, 1903 

Leech, Margaret. Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865 NY: Harper & Brother, 1941 (1st ed.) 

Lewis, Walker. Without Fear or Favor: A Biography of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965 (jacket, 1st printing) 

Library of Southern Literature, 16 vols., vol. 15 being a Biographical Dictionary, vol. 16 being Indexes, Reading Courses and Historical Sidelights. 

Lyon, Peter. Eisenhower: Portrait of the Hero Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1974 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Malone, Dumas. Jefferson the Virginian, vol. 1 Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1948 (jacket) 

Marshall, S.L.A. American Heritage History of World War I NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1964 (boxed) 

Martin, Everett D. Liberty NY: W.W. Norton, 1930 (1st printing) 

Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Refugee Life in the Confederacy Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Meade, Robert D. Judah P. Benjamin: Confederate Statesman NY: Oxford Univ. Press, 1943 

Michie, Allan A. and Walter Graebner, eds. Their Finest Hour: First-Hand Narratives of the War in England NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1941 (1st Amer. ed.) 

Military Operations of the Civil War: A Guide-Index to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865 Two copies: Washington, GSA, 1968 and l972 (paper) 

Minor, Kate P., comp. An Author and Subject Index to the Southern Historical Society Papers, vols. 1-38 Richmond: Davis Botton, Sup. of Public Printing, 1913 (Virginia State Lib. Bulletin, July, Oct. vol. 6 #s 3,4) 

Moore, Frank, ed. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, 12 vols. NY: Arno Press, 1977 (reprint) 

Myers, Robert M., ed. The Children of Pride: A True Story of Georgia and the Civil War New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1972 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Nasca, Stephen P. Colonel A. D. Streight's Raid Through Northern Alabama, a Day to Day Account (student paper, St. Barnard College, Alabama, 1973) 

National Committee for the Preservation of Existing Records of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, published under the supervision of. American War Songs Philadelphia: privately printed, 1975 (boxed, 1st ed.) 

National Geographic Society. The Civil War National Geo. Soc., 1969 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans, from Originial Paintings by Alonzo Chappel, with Biographies by E. A. Duyckinck, vol. 1 NY: Johnson, Fry & Co., 1862 

Nettis, Joseph, photographer. Philadelphia Discovered Phila.: Greater Phila. Magazine, 1964 (boxed, 1st ed.) 

Nevins, Allan. The Emergence of Lincoln, 2 vols. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1950 (jackets) 

Nevins, Allan. Ordeal of the Union, 2 vols. NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1947 (jackets, 1st ed.) 

Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union: The Improvised War, 1861-1862, vol 1 NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1959 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union: War Becomes Revolution, 1862-1863, vol. 2 NY: Chas. Scribner's sons, 1960 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union: The Organized War, 1863-1864, vol. 3 NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1971 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Nevins, Allan, The War for the Union: The Organized War to Victory, 1864-1865, vol. 4 NY: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1971 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Nevins, Allan, James I. Robertson Jr., & Bell I. Wiley, eds. Civil War Books: A Critical Bibliography, two vols. Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1969 (vol. 2) and 1970 (vol. 1) (jackets) 

1971 Congressional Staff Directory Washington, 1971 (13th ed.) 

Nye, Wilbur St. Here Come the Rebels! Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed., signed by author) 

O'Connor, Richard. The First Hurrah: A Biography of Alfred E. Smith NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1970 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Otero, Nina. Old Spain in Our Southwest NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1937 (reprint) 

Parks, Joseph H. General Leonidas Polk C.S.A.: The Fighting Bishop Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1962 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Pemberton, John C. Pemberton: Defender of Vicksburg Chapel Hill: Univ. of NC Press, 1942 (1st ed.) 

Phillips, Herb. Champion Hill! Champion Hill Battlefield Foundation (booklet) 

Polley, Robert L., ed. America the Beautiful: In the Words of John F. Kennedy Elm Grove WI: Country Beautiful Foundation, 1964 

President Wilson's Great Speeches and Other History Making Documents Chicago: Stanton and Van Vliet, 1917 (1st ed.) 

Purdue, Howell and Eliz. Pat Cleburn, Confederate General Hillsboro TX: Hill Jr. College Press, 1973 (jacket) 

Rand, Clayton. Sons of the South NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1961 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Remini, Robert V. Andrew Jackson NY: Harper & Row, 1969 (paper) 

Rickenbacker, Edward V. Rickenbacker Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1967 (jacket, fourth printing) 

Ridley, Bromfield L. Battles and Sketches of the Army of Tennessee Dayton OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1978 (reprint) 

Rietti, J.C., comp. Military Annals of Mississippi Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Co., 1976 

Robuck, J.E. My Own Personal Experience and Observation as a Soldier in the Confederate Army During the Civil War, 1861-1865; Also During the Period of Reconstruction Memphis: Burke's Book Store and Frank and Gennie Myers, no date (reprint, jacket) 

Roland, Charles P. Albert Sidney Johnston: Soldier of Three Republics Austin: Univ. of TX Press, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Russell, Francis. The American Heritage History of the Confident Years NY: Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1973 

Russell, Lord, of Liverpool. The Knights of Bushido London: Corgi Books, 1980 (paper) 

Salisbury, John. A Message for Americans Portland: KXL Radio & Binford & Mort, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Schurz, William L. The Manila Galleon NY: E. P. dutton, 1939 (paper) 

Silver, James W., ed. A Life for the Confederacy: As Recorded in the Pocket Diaries of Pvt. Robert A. Moore Jackson TN: McCowat-Mercer Press, 1959 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Simmons, Henry E., comp. Concise Encyclopedia of the Civil War NY: bonanza Books, 1965 (jacket) 

Skelton, R. A., Thomas E. Marston, and George D. Painter The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1965 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Sloss, Edith T. Echoes of the Old Plantation Phila.: Dorrance & Co., 1947 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Smith, J. Frazer. White Pillars NY: Bramhall House, no date (dust jacket) 

Smith, Margaret C., ed. by William C. Lewis Jr. Declaration of Consience Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1972 (jacket, presentation copy by Smith to Mr. Baxter) 

Smith, Page. A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution, vols. 1 and 2 NY: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1976 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Southern Historical Society Papers, 52 vols. & 2 index vols. Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1977-1980 

Stephenson, Wendell H. and E. Merton Coulter, eds. A History of the South, vols. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 

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Vol. 4: Abernethy, Thomas P. The South in the New Nation, 1789-1819 (1961, jacket) 

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Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: American Patriot, 1808-1861 NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1955 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy) 

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Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: Private Letters, 1823-1889 NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1966 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Strode, Hudson. Jefferson Davis: Tragic Hero: The Last Twenty-Five Years, 1864-1889 NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1964 (jacket, 1st ed., presentation copy) 

Stuart, Jozefa, & Wilson R. Gathings. Great Southern Mansions NY: Walker & Co., 1977 (paper, 1st ed.) 

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Toward a Meaningful Bicentennial 1969, Phila. 1976 Bicentennial Corp. (oversize) 

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Tully, Andrew. Supreme Court NY: Simon & Schuster, 1963 (jacket) 

Tumulty, Joseph P. Woodrow Wilson As I Know Him Garden City NY: Literary Digest, n.d. (special ed.) 

Turnard, W. H. A Southern Record: The History of the Third Regiment Louisiana Infantry Dayton: Morningside Bookshop, 1970 (reprint, #335) 

United Press International and Amer. Heritage Mag., comp. Four Days: The Historical Record of the Death of President Kennedy Amer. Heritage Pub. Co., 1964 (two copies) 

Walters, John B. Merchant of Terror: General Sherman and Total War Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merril Co., 1973 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 128 vols. Washington: GPO, 1894 (reprint by the National Historical Society, Gettysburg, 1972) 

Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Blue: Lives of the Union Commanders Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders Baton Rouge: LA State Univ. Press, 1959 (jacket) 

Webb, Willard, ed. Crucial Moments in the Civil War NY: Bonanza Books, 1961 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

Weems, Mason L. & Marcus Cunliffe, eds. The Life of Washington Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard U. Press, 1967 (jacket, second printing) 

Wells, Kenneth D. Awake Throughout the Land Valley Forge: published by the author, 1968 (a limited ed., #87, paper) 

Wessels, William L. Born to Be a Soldier: The Military Career of William Wing Loring of St. Augustine, Florida Fort Worth: TX Christian U Press, 1971 (paper, 1st print) 

Whittemore, Charles P. A General of the Revolution: John Sullivan of New Hampshire NY: Columbia U Press, 1961 (jacket,1st ed.) 

Wiley, Bell I., text. Embattled Confederates NY: Harper & Row, 1964 (jacket, 1st ed.) 

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Wills, Garry. Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence NY: Vintage Books, 1979 (paper) 

Wingfield, Marshall. General A. P. Stewart: His Life and Letters Memphis: W. Tenn. Hist. Soc., 1954 (1st ed.) 

Wyeth, John A. Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest Dayton: Morningside Bookshop, 1975 (1st ed.)