Savas Beatie
Savas Beatie is synonymous with high quality and outstanding original military and general history books from ancient Rome to yesterday. Established in 2004, it has grown to become America’s leading Civil War publisher, with every book in its catalogue also available in ebook format. While the publishing world has changed since its founding, Savas Beatie’s mission has remained the same: to produce quality books you will be proud to read, own, and keep for a lifetime.
The Tale Untwisted Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216226
Pub Date: 15 Feb 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 17 images, 7 maps
Description:
The discovery of Robert E. Lee’s Special Orders No. 191 outside of Frederick, Maryland, on September 13, 1862, is one of the most important and hotly disputed events of the American Civil War.
The Civil Wars of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781611215922
Pub Date: 15 Feb 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 10 images, 6 maps
Description:
Joseph Eggleston Johnston was one of the original five full generals of the Confederacy. He graduated West Point in the same 1829 class as Robert E. Lee and served in the War with Mexico, the Seminole Wars in Florida, and in Texas and Kansas.
Grant at 200 Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781611216141
Pub Date: 15 Feb 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 40 images
Description:
Ulysses S. Grant stood at the center of the American Civil Ware maelstrom. The Ohio nature answered his nation’s call to service and finished the war as a lieutenant general in command of the U.
Gettysburg in Color Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781611216097
Pub Date: 22 Dec 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 200 color images, 20 maps
Description:
Artificial Intelligence meets Gettysburg. And it is a marvelous pairing. Author Patrick Brennan, a long-time student of the Civil War, published author, and an editorial advisor for The Civil War Monitor magazine, has teamed up with his technology-astute daughter Dylan Brennan to bring the largest Civil War battle to life in striking life-like colors in this remarkable two volume study.
Running the Race Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 456
ISBN: 9781611216288
Pub Date: 08 Nov 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 29 images
Description:
Thundering across the screen, Judah Ben-Hur’s iconic chariot race against his former friend turned bitter foe remains an indelible part of cinematic history and established Charlton Heston as an international superstar. In many ways the race was a metaphor for the actor’s dynamic life, symbolizing his struggle to establish himself in his profession. Brian Steel Wills captures for the first time a comprehensive view of the actor’s climb to fame, his search for the perfect performance, and the meaningful roles he played in support of the causes he embraced.
Confederates Killed in Action at Gettysburg Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 143
ISBN: 9781611216530
Pub Date: 01 Nov 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: flag sketch; 22 photos
Description:
Nearly 4,700 Confederate soldiers are known to have dies as a result of the Battle of Gettysburg. Confederates Killed in Action at Gettysburg, by historian Gregory A. Coco, offers a selection of 50 stories, each describing the last moments of a soldier’s life from Gen.
Killed in Action Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781611216486
Pub Date: 01 Nov 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 37 photos; 104 sketches
Description:
At least 10,000 soldiers were killed or mortally wounded in the three-day Battle of Gettysburg. More than 5,000 of these deaths were suffered by Union officers and enlisted men. Author Greg Coco mined the sources to pull out eyewitness accounts to illustrate the last moments, hours, or days of 100 Federals who fell there, all meticulously detailed and substantiated by historian Greg Coco.
The Battle of Jackson, Mississippi, May 14, 1863 Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781611216554
Pub Date: 31 Oct 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 90 images, 5 maps
Description:
Jackson, Mississippi, was the third Confederate state capital to fall to Union forces. When Maj. Gen.
Thirteen Months in Dixie, or, the Adventures of a Federal Prisoner in Texas Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781611215885
Pub Date: 15 Oct 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 18 images, 3 maps
Description:
Thirteen Months in Dixie, or, the Adventures of a Federal Prisoner in Texas, is a frolicking true tale of adventure, hardship, and heroism during the last days of the Civil War - in the protagonist's own words. And it is finally available to the general public after being hidden away for decades as a family heirloom. Oscar Federhen was a new recruit to the 13th Massachusetts Light Artillery when he shipped out to Louisiana in the spring of 1864 to participate in the Red River Campaign.
When Hell Came to Sharpsburg Cover When Hell Came to Sharpsburg Cover
Format: 
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781611215908
Pub Date: 15 Oct 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 35 images, 8 maps
Pages: 552
ISBN: 9781611216882
Pub Date: 15 Jul 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 37 images, 8 maps
Description:
The Battle of Antietam, fought in and around Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day in American history. Despite the large number of books and articles on the subject, the horrendous effect that the battle had on area civilians is rarely discussed. When Hell Came to Sharpsburg: The Battle of Antietam and its Impact on the Civilians Who Called it Home by Steven Cowie rectifies this oversight.
Six Miles from Charleston, Five Minutes to Hell Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216011
Pub Date: 12 Oct 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 150 images, 10 maps
Description:
The small, curiously named village of Secessionville, just outside of Charleston, South Carolina was the site of an early war skirmish, the consequences of which might have been enormous had the outcome been different. It quickly would be forgotten, however, as the Seven Days battles, fought shortly afterward and far to the north, attracted the attention of Americans on both sides of the conflict. The battle at Secessionville was as bloody and hard fought as any similar sized encounter during the war.
Unhappy Catastrophes Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215274
Pub Date: 11 Oct 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 10 maps, 150 images
Description:
"The Importance of the North River (the Hudson), and the sanguine wishes of all to prevent the enemy from possessing it, have been the causes of this unhappy catastrophe." So wrote General George Washington in 1776 as the British invaded New Jersey. Worse was to come, as the British overran the state, and the Americans suffered one unhappy catastrophe after another.
Civil War Monuments and Memory Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781611216332
Pub Date: 06 Oct 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 100 images, 6 maps
Description:
The American Civil War left indelible marks on the country. In the century and a half since the war, Americans have remembered the war in different ways. Veterans placed monuments to commemorate their deeds on the battlefield.
Gettysburg's Confederate Dead Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781611216547
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 11 maps; 35 photos; 4 illustrations/sketches
Description:
At least 10,000 Union and Confederates soldiers lost their lives as a result of the Battle of Gettysburg. Visitors and readers quickly learn that the former were eventually interred in the national cemetery. What happened to the Confederate dead?
On the Bloodstained Field Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 126
ISBN: 9781611216455
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 1 map; 15 photos; 31 illustrations/sketches
Description:
On The Bloodstained Field presents nearly 300 compelling human-interest stories from the Battle of Gettysburg that are so fascinating that it is nearly impossible to stop reading. Did you know that a dog was probably one of the first casualties in the battle? Or that a “gentleman’s duel” took place during the fighting on July 2?
Rebel Humor Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781611216523
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 4 photos; 17 illustrations/sketches
Description:
The soldiers look serious and stern, staring back at us from their formal portraits. In fact, they were young men with individual personalities filled with the exuberance of youth, married to an often fun-loving attitude toward the tough military life in which they found themselves. These 120 stories by officers and privates delve into the playful side of Confederate service from enlisting, eating, and marching, to cooking, combat, and camp life.