American Heritage History of the Civil War [NOOK Book]

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Here is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's unsurpassed account of the Civil War, one of the most moving chapters in American history. Introduced by Pulitzer Prize-winner James M. McPherson, the book vividly traces the epic struggle between the Blue and Gray, from the early division between the North and South to the final surrender of Confederate troops.
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American Heritage History of the Civil War

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Overview

Here is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's unsurpassed account of the Civil War, one of the most moving chapters in American history. Introduced by Pulitzer Prize-winner James M. McPherson, the book vividly traces the epic struggle between the Blue and Gray, from the early division between the North and South to the final surrender of Confederate troops.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149301751
  • Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/10/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 11,257
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce Catton was the foundering editor of American Heritage and arguably the most prolific and popular of all Civil War historians. He wrote an astonishing 167 articles for the magazine and won a Pulitzer Prize for history in 1954 for A Stillness at Appomattox, his study of the last campaign of the war in Virginia. Catton received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, from President Gerald Ford in 1977.

James M. McPherson is a leading Civil War historian and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of the highly acclaimed Battle Cry Freedom. The George Henry Davis Emeritus Professor of American History and Princeton University, he was awarded the Pritzker Military Library Literature award for lifetime achievement in military history in 2007, and he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Pulitzer Prize Winning Story of the American Civil War A wonder

    Pulitzer Prize Winning Story of the American Civil War

    A wonderful book about the events that led up to and transpired in the Civil War. I learned a lot I didn't know. Highly recommended.

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