The Ernsberger Books
Starting in 1999 Don Ernsberger began researching and then writing a series of books on Civil War military history. His focus would be to introduce the reader to the individual soldiers who participated in the battles of the war. His goal was to provide personal information about the men who fought and died and suffered in the conflict. The age, the birthplace, the occupation, the family status of each soldier in Ernsberger's books would be integrated into the battlefield history of regimental movement. Although his books are available on Amazon and in bookstores, Don sells all of his works through the mail and custom autographs each copy. Contact him at ERNSCAVE@AOL.COM for complete details. Checks should be mailed to "Don Ernsberger" 749 Aldrin Ave, Lansdale, Pa 19446  Please advise concerning personal autograph and descendant dedication.Add $3 for postage to orders.
Paddy Owen's Regular's I is the story of the 69th Pennsylvania "Irish Volunteers" from their roots in the Philadelphia Irish neigborhoods through their organization in 1861 to Gettysburg July 2, 1863. The book closes as they sleep on the battlefield of Gettysburg in the darkness of the early morning July 3, 1863. Paddy Owen's Regulars II is the story of the 69th Pennsylvania "Irish Volunteers" from the third of July 1863 through the rest of the war and the post war years. The book opens as the sun rises on July 3 1863 - the day of The Pickett-Pettigrew-Trimble Charge. The rest of the story is the role of the regiment through all the battles on the way to Appomattox. The book contains and index to over 900 soldiers of the regiment.
This paperback work is the detailed history of the role played by the 69th Pa "Irish Volunteers" at the Battle of Gettysburg. The reader will meet all of the 323 members of the regiment and learn the individual role each played in the defense of the stone wall during "Pickett's Charge". The most comprehensive history of the defense of the "Copse of Trees" ever written. $20
Also for Glory is a paperback work which focuses on the Pettigrew - Trimble Charge at gettysburg July 3, 1863. It details the Day One fighting and the complete story of the assault of July 3 by regiments from Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and North Carolina. Regimental and company data from each day are given along with leadership information. Hundreds of anecdotal references are included. $20
This is the hardback full regimental / company muster version of the Story of The Pettigrew -Trimble Charge at Gettysburg. More than 650 pages long, containing more than 60 soldier photographs, this is the most comprehensive treatment of the Pettigrew - Trimble assault ever  produced. $35
"The Great Charge" is a computer CD which gives the viewer a multimedia history of the Pickett-Petigrew-Trimble Charge at Gettysburg. A minute by minute mapping of the movements of all regiments, music, charts and video clips are all part of the production. The entire flow of the attack is narrated. Includes art and photos as well. $10
"The Muleshoe" is a computer CD multimedia review of the fighting on May 12, 1864 at the battle of Spotsylvania. It includes minute  by minute narrated maps of every regiment as well as photos, charts and music. $10
Don's upcoming study of the December 13th Fredericksburg battle including full musters of Union and Confederate forces.