The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War

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A battle ready guide to the deadliest war in American history.

Completely revised for the Sesquicentennial, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the Civil War, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book embodies the latest scholarship, offering 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.

Baker & Taylor
Provides an overview of the conflict that includes personal anecdotes of the officers and soldiers, as well as essential information.

Book News
The third edition of this illustrated guide to the Civil War provides an outline and overview of the key events, important figures, and political themes that influenced the conflict and shaped this important part of American history. Arranged similarly to "Idiots Guides" for other subjects, this volume provides brief text explanations of key concepts with clear headings and sub-headings and includes glossary terms, statistical factoids, black and white photographs and sidebars throughout. Axelrod is an independent historian and the author of several similar works on American history. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War comes a revised edition of an easy-to-understand historical overview of the bloody conflict that includes personal anecdotes of the officers and soldiers, as well as essential information. Original.

Publisher: New York, NY : Alpha, 2011
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781615640782
1615640789
Characteristics: xviii, 382 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Civil War

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