The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War
Alpha Books, 2003 - 424 pages
CIG to The Civil Waris a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book offers fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events, detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, and Grant.
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The Union Prison at Fort Delaware: A Perfect Hell on Earth
Limited preview - 2003