Field of Battle: The Civil War Letters of Major Thomas J. Halsey

Field of Battle: The Civil War Letters of Major Thomas J. Halsey

by K. M. Kostyal, Thomas J. Halsey
     
 

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An eyewitness account of the Civil War composed of one soldier's never-before-published letters to his wife, this compelling volume is a living recreation of a chapter in American history. Includes 70 of Halsey's original letters and over 200 period photos, maps, and present day photos of soldiers, Civil War sites, memorabilia and a running timeline.

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An eyewitness account of the Civil War composed of one soldier's never-before-published letters to his wife, this compelling volume is a living recreation of a chapter in American history. Includes 70 of Halsey's original letters and over 200 period photos, maps, and present day photos of soldiers, Civil War sites, memorabilia and a running timeline.

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Halsey's letters provide the framework for an account of the Civil War, from Sumter to Appomattox, in this attractive and readable work for general readers. Essays on the various periods of the war, illustrated with b&w and color period and contemporary photos, sketches, paintings, and memorabilia, accompany the letters' descriptions of battles and marches. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792234128
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.34(h) x 0.66(d)

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