101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War: Places, Battles, Generals--Essential Facts about the War That Divided America

101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War: Places, Battles, Generals--Essential Facts about the War That Divided America

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by Thomas R. Turner
     
 

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The Lowdown on America's Bloodiest War!

Do you know:
The name of the first state to secede from the Union?
The individual who could be considered the Mata Hari of the Civil War?
The Bible passage Southerners used most often to justify slavery?

You'll find answers to these intriguing questions and more in 101 Things You Didn't

Overview

The Lowdown on America's Bloodiest War!

Do you know:
The name of the first state to secede from the Union?
The individual who could be considered the Mata Hari of the Civil War?
The Bible passage Southerners used most often to justify slavery?

You'll find answers to these intriguing questions and more in 101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War. Packed with fascinating details about the people, places, and events that defined our nations most contentious conflict, this tell-all guide reveals the inside scoop on the:

  • Issue of slavery and its impact on the war
  • Great—and not-so-great—leaders and generals
  • Battles fought and lost—and fought again
  • Particular horrors of this war
  • Women, children, and African Americans in the war
Complete with a helpful timeline, 101 Things You Didn't Know about the Civil War is your go-to guide for facts of the war that dramatically altered the course of American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440516689
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
06/04/2007
Series:
101 Things
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas Turner, Ph.D., is a professor of history at Bridgewater State College, in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

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