Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox

Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox

by Gary Gallagher, Stephen Engle, Robert Krick, Joseph T. Glatthaar
     
 

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This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements

Overview

This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, this war spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives.

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From the Publisher

“This new 2014 edition features a foreword penned by highly respected author/historian James McPherson. Firsthand accounts from civilians and military personnel breathe life into the history recorded in this comprehensive book as it delivers informative analyses of the ACW's causes, events and consequences for the course of history in the United States and the world.” —Toy Soldier and Model Figure Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782006435
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
02/25/2014
Series:
General Military Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,220,176
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Gallagher
Stephen Eagle
Robert Krick
Joseph T. Glatthaar
James McPherson The author lives in Charlottesville, VA.

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