With over 500 illustrations and 82 satellite image maps, The Battle of First Bull Run, an Illustrated Atlas and Battlefield Guide, a summary of the First Battle of Bull Run offers a minute by minute guide of the events that unfolded on July 21st, 1861 in Manassas, Virginia. The maps have the most accurate placement of all military organizations on the field that day. They show all of the parking lots and trails at Manassas National Battlefield Park with total distances and the distance between significant battlefield landmarks. Every battlefield marker is indicated. Every significant battlefield landmark has a period photograph plus a modern view. The book also includes a complete order of battle for the Union and Confederate troops, photographs of all significant officers with their age, state of birth, and military education (if any), photos of the types of artillery pieces engaged with their battery numbers plus quantity, and examples of the many types of uniforms both photographically and with full color illustrations. The book also includes the battlefield area not included within the boundary of the park. Detailed maps with route numbers and GPS coordinates for these areas are also included. This soft cover history of The First Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, or Battle of Manassas as it was referred to in the South, has 222 full color pages and measures 12” x 9”. It sells for $39.50 plus $6 shipping.
American Patriot Press has also published another Blaikie Hines book titled Civil War Volunteer Sons of Connecticut. This book that includes the only concise and comprehensive history of every Connecticut Civil War volunteer organization and each incorporated town. The author has assembled the most complete and accurate Connecticut Civil War statistics ever published. Each regimental history details the total number of recruits, its senior officers and dates. Every significant engagement is highlighted. Every troop movement is cataloged and mapped. Casualties are listed day by day for the entire war. Every casualty is listed by regiment, town, date and geographical location. Each town history identifies the most significant day of the war based on total casualties credited to the town. The total number of recruits is listed by regiment. The book has 664 pages, 66 maps, 76 charts and over 300 illustrations. Its sells for $34.95 plus $6 shipping