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Everyday Life During the Civil War
     

Everyday Life During the Civil War

by Michael J. Varhola
 

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This exceptional book will be applauded by writers, students, historians and casual readers alike. From soldiers and statesmen to farmers and firing lines, Everyday Life During the Civil War offers an in-depth exploration of this fascinating era. Using dozens of illustrations, timelines and maps, Michael J. Varhola illuminates the details of Northern and Southern

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This exceptional book will be applauded by writers, students, historians and casual readers alike. From soldiers and statesmen to farmers and firing lines, Everyday Life During the Civil War offers an in-depth exploration of this fascinating era. Using dozens of illustrations, timelines and maps, Michael J. Varhola illuminates the details of Northern and Southern economy; town and country living; food and the impact of the war on diet; popular entertainment; clothing; military life; tools and weapons; slang and much more.

Also includes a thorough appendix of resources, featuring books, websites, historic locations and living history organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898799224
Publisher:
Writer's Digest Books
Publication date:
11/15/1999
Series:
Everyday Life Series
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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