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A War to Petrify the Heart - Paper

A War to Petrify the Heart - Paper

A War to Petrify the Heart The Civil War Letters of a Dutchess County N.Y. Volunteer Richard T. Van Wyck Edited, chapter introductions, "The effect of war is to petrify the heart," wrote 24-year-old Hudson Valley farmer-turned-soldier, Richard T. Van Wyck, who had joined hundreds of his neighbors from throughout Dutchess County, NY, to form the 150th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. After nine months encamped in war-divided Baltimore, the "Dutchess County Regiment" was thrust into the maelstrom of Gettysburg. "We did terrible execution, literally piling the...
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An American Aristocracy: The Livingstons

An American Aristocracy: The Livingstons

AN AMERICAN ARISTOCRACY The Livingstons By Clare Brandt Paper, 6″ x 9″, 314 pages, map & family genealogy ISBN 9781883789770  $17.95   A Livingston descendant once called the Hudson Valley, “Livingston Valley,” and with good reason. The original 1686 Royal patent of 160,000 acres on the east side of the Hudson River to Scottish merchant Robert Livingston grew within two generations to nearly one million acres and included vast portions of the Catskill Mountains as well. Intermarriages with other wealthy and influential Hudson Valley families—the...
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BLOODY MOHAWK

BLOODY MOHAWK

BLOODY MOHAWK Bloody Mohawk The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New Yorks Frontier By Richard Berleth The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York's Frontier By Richard Berleth Foreword by Robert Weibel, New York State Historian and Chief Curator, New York State Museum Paper, 6x9, 384 pages, maps & illustrations ISBN 9781883789664 Loss not just loss of life, but loss of the common stuff that holds humanity together scarred the survivors and shaded the recollections they left to posterity. Loss is what gives the wind in the valley its special remorsefulness,...
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CHAINBREAKER'S WAR

CHAINBREAKER'S WAR

CHAINBREAKER'S WAR A Seneca Chief Remembers the American Revolution An Authentic Narrative edited by Jeanne Winston Adler       I killed-how many I could not tell, for I paid no attention nor kept an account of it. It was a great many. ? I have thought of it often since, that it was very sinful in the sight of God. Oh, I do think so! ? But again, I have thought that it was done in honor to protect our own country where all the Indian nations were built forever.---- Chainbreaker (Governor Blacksnake)             This authentic narrative of a...
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Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

  Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt   The Story of a Father and His Daughter in the Gilded Age     By Geraldine Hawkins   Foreword by John Matteson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 416 pages, 50 illustrations, isbn 9781883789848, $21.95   Elliott Roosevelt was by all accounts as charming and charismatic as any member of that charming and charismatic family, including his famously gregarious godson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. As an adolescent Elliott was the protector of his older brother, the then-sickly Theodore...
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O. & W.

O. & W.

O. & W.: The Long Life and Slow Death of the New York, Ontario and Western Railway By William F. Helmer Over 100 photographs and illustrations grace this history of the Ontario & Western-- the "Old & Weary." The O&W line operated from 1869-1957, and ran from Oswego on Lake Ontario to New York City, Passing through the "midlands" and southern counties of New York State, with spurs to Utica, Kingston, Port Jervis, and Scranton, PA. Filled with "colorful characters and miscellaneous machinery," O. & W. chronicles "almost a century of...
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Printer's Devil to Publisher

Printer's Devil to Publisher

Printer's Devil to Publisher Adolph S. Ochs of The New York Times Doris Faber Published as part of the Times's centennial celebration, and written by a former Times reporter, Printer's Devil tells the dramatic and little-known story of how a struggling young man from Tennessee bought the nearly bankrupt New York Times in 1896 and transformed it into the best and most powerful newspaper in the world. A lively, readable biography of a barefoot boy who rose through the ranks of the newspaper business--from printer's errand boy, to printer, to publisher of a small Tennesee daily,...
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THE DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR

THE DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR

THE DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR: Portrait of an American Tradition text & photographs by Molly Ahearn foreword by Tom Odak, prologue by Michael Christensen Step right up! A time-honored Hudson Valley tradition since 1842, the Dutchess County Fair is the most popular county fair in New York State. This historical account, illustrated with more than 130 antique and contemporary photographs, maps, and memorabilia, shows why almost a half-million people go through the turnstiles each year. As you savor this book, you’ll remember the thrill of your first carnival ride, the taste of your...
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The Life and Wars of John Stark

The Life and Wars of John Stark

STARK The Life and Wars of John Stark French and Indian War Ranger, Revolutionary War General by Richard V. Polhemus & John F. Polhemus Trade paperback, 6″ x 9″, 400 pages, 23 illustrations (maps, drawings, photos, paintings) $21.95, isbn 9781883789749 Engaging and enlightening. ... The authors subtitle their book French and Indian War Ranger, Revolutionary War General. But it is more. In several respects, it is an informative guide to key battles and individuals from the French and Indian War, in which Stark fought with the famed Roger's Rangers, and the events leading up...
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The Mill

The Mill

The Mill On the Roeliff Jansen Kill The Roeliff Jansen Historical Society Built in 1743 by the Livingstons, The Mill has survived more than 250 years of political and economic change. The story of New York State's oldest operating mill is also the story of the Hudson Valley. -- The Northern Centinel 144 pp, 36 photographs, 2 maps Paper, $15.00 ISBN: 0-9628523-9-2
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