Battlefields of the Civil War

Battlefields of the Civil War

by Howard Blair
     
 

Today the great Civil War fields of battle are quiet, places where the great events of 135 years ago are easy to imagine. This book takes you back to those brave times, bringing vividly to life the story of each battle, along with personalities and deeds of the men who fought and died. But Battlefields of the Civil War is also a practical field guide to what…  See more details below

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Today the great Civil War fields of battle are quiet, places where the great events of 135 years ago are easy to imagine. This book takes you back to those brave times, bringing vividly to life the story of each battle, along with personalities and deeds of the men who fought and died. But Battlefields of the Civil War is also a practical field guide to what you will find at each site today, complete with walking and driving tours, details on museums, activities and attractions in the area. Includes a new chapter on Civil War reenactments (when and where to see them; how to participate).

Editorial Reviews

Physicians Management
"Two books in one a history and a travel guide. The book is richly illustrated with maps and Civil War-era photography. Tourists will value the extremely useful 'What To See' and 'Where To Stay' sections."
Travel Book Worldwide
"An excellent guide... "
Physicians Travel & Meeting Guide
"... Howard vividly captures the spirit of the Civil War in such lively prose that you don't have to be a Civil War buff to relive those desperate times." "Two books in one a history and a travel guide. The book is richly illustrated with maps and Civil War-era photography. Tourists will value the extremely useful

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556506031
Publisher:
Hunter Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.76(d)

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