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The Civil War Battlefield Guide
     

The Civil War Battlefield Guide

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by Frances H. Kennedy
 

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This new edition of the definitive guide to Civil War battlefields is really a completely new book. While the first edition covered 60 major battlefields, from Fort Sumter to Appomattox, the second covers all of the 384 designated as the "principal battlefields" in the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report. As in the first edition, the essays are authoritative

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This new edition of the definitive guide to Civil War battlefields is really a completely new book. While the first edition covered 60 major battlefields, from Fort Sumter to Appomattox, the second covers all of the 384 designated as the "principal battlefields" in the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report. As in the first edition, the essays are authoritative and concise, written by such leading historians as James M. McPherson, Stephen W. Sears, Edwin C. Bearss, James I. Robinson, Jr., and Gary W. Gallager. The second edition also features 83 new four-color maps covering the most important battles. The Civil War Battlefield Guide is an essential reference for anyone interested in the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547524696
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
11/02/1998
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
528
File size:
62 MB
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Meet the Author

Frances H. Kennedy is the editor and principal contributor of the best-selling book The Civil War Battlefield Guide. Her work in land conservation over thirty years has focused on protecting lands that are significant in American history. Royalties from American Indian Places will be donated to the National Museum of the American Indian. W. Richard West, Jr., the museum’s founding director, served as the primary adviser for the book.

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The Civil War Battlefield Guide 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good battle description and the maps are very detailed