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   Strange But True Facts of the Civil War
by Patrick M. Reynolds
This new book combines Civil War stories from Reynolds' illustrated series: Pennsylvania Profiles, Texas Lore, Big Apple Almanac, and Flashbacks, plus over 50 pages of new material on other parts of the country. For example, the northernmost Confederate Raid (into Vermont) was done to rob banks; there was a regiment of old men formed in Iowa; all sorts of unique weapons first apperaed in this war such as hand grenades, land mines, machine guns, etc. And, did you know that the 101st Airborne's Screaming Eagle symbol originated in a Wisconsin regiment? There a also many stories about women in the war.
11" x 7½" 122 pages, index, fully illustrated, paperbound
F3 Strange But True Civil War $18.95

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Here are two volumes containing reproductions of Flashbacks cartoons:

  A Cartoon of the District of Columbia Flashbacks Volume One Patrick M. Reynolds brings history to life with a sense of humor. His exciting drawings put you on the scene with the conflicts, madness, plus the wheeling and dealing that resulted in the location and construction of the U.S. capital city. This book covers the early history of DC from 1776 to 1863. You'll be surprised at how many cities served as the U.S. capital; you'll be amazed that the city was built--despite all the bickering, petty jealousies, and down-right stupidity.
11¾" x 7½" 106 pages, full color illustrations, index,
paperbound ISBN 0-932514-31-6
#F1 Cartoon History of DC $25.00
  DC Neighborhoods Flashbacks Vol. Two Artist-writer Patrick M. Reynolds takes you to the Washington that tourists seldom see The U.S. capital expanded with the growth of public transportation into such areas as Shepard Park, Takoma Park, Chevy Chase, Kalorama, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, Capital Hill, LDroit Park, Tenleytown, Brookland, and others. Stories in this book go back to the explorations of Capt. John Smith in the 1600s and the Indian Wars of early Virginia, continuing into the 20th century with the introduction of the cherry trees to Washington and the end of segregation in public schools.
11¾" x 7½" 106 pages, full color illustrations, index, paperbound ISBN 0-932514-31-6
#F2 Cartoon History of DC $14.95

Previous weeks' stories and references: Combat Artists...The Ghost Army of WWII... Artists in War The Limb Maker...Duke Ellington...Ferries Across the Chessie .. Ninian Beall Sequence.....UFOs Over Washington Culpeper of Virginia...The Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918...Indians of the Eastern Shore of MD & VA...Black Confederates... Pirates on the Chesapeake...Ghost stories...Clovers...Hoover Airport...Slavery

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