George Baylor, at first with the 2nd Virginia Infantry and later with the 12th Virginia Cavalry, recounts his four years of service during the Civil War, including his time as a prisoner of war and as commander of his own cavalry unit.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
"The Spirit of Britain," beginning with page 167 (previous pages were not included in the gift of the Modder Papers to Dickinson College), consists of nearly one thousand consecutively illustrated pages regarding the history and literature of Great...
Thomas Cooper, the inveterate materialist, attacks the dominant American school of metaphysical doctrines of psychology by translating and publishing the most forward writer of the modern French school of physiological medicine.
Jesse Bowman Young provides a comprehensive account of the Battle of Gettysburg where he himself fought as a young officer fifty years earlier. This work is particularly valuable for its many biographical sketches of officers and for the copious...
Having traveled several times to the sub-continent as a supervisor of Methodist missions abroad, Bishop John F. Hurst, a talented and diligent observer and student, provides a detailed view of India and Ceylon in the later nineteenth century.
Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards of the end of his eventful days.