Civil War Trivia Book

Civil War Trivia Book

by Peter Darman
     
 

How did “Stonewall” Jackson get his name?

Who said he had “fought day and night for 12 years” to prevent the war?

Which New York newspaper sent 63 reporters to cover the battles of the war?

Did you know that Robert E. Lee’s horse Traveler was originally named Jeff Davis?

Overview

How did “Stonewall” Jackson get his name?

Who said he had “fought day and night for 12 years” to prevent the war?

Which New York newspaper sent 63 reporters to cover the battles of the war?

Did you know that Robert E. Lee’s horse Traveler was originally named Jeff Davis?

Packed with intriguing facts and revealing details about America’s most bloody conflict, the Civil War Trivia Book is a great way to find out just how much you know about the “War Between Brothers”—or to add to your knowledge.

The Civil War Trivia Book follows the war from its causes to its aftermath, presenting unique insights into all the military action as it unfolded. The book’s entertaining combination of questions and answers, quotations, and fact boxes make it one of the liveliest reference sources you can find.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760793961
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/24/2007
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Darman holds a postgraduate degree in military history from the University of York. He has written a number of books on military subjects, including Uniforms of World War II, A-Z of the SAS, The Survival Handbook, and SAS: The World’s Best, and was the general editor of World War II: A Day by Day History. He currently lives in London.

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