Mr. Lincoln's Forts: A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington

Mr. Lincoln's Forts: A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington

by Benjamin Franklin, III Cooling III, Walton H., II Owen II
     
 

"During the American Civil War, Washington, DC, was the most heavily fortified city in North America. As President Abraham Lincoln's capital, the city became the symbol of Union determination, as well as a target for the Confederates. As a Union army and navy logistical base, it contained a complex of hospitals, storehouses, equipment repair facilities, and animal

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"During the American Civil War, Washington, DC, was the most heavily fortified city in North America. As President Abraham Lincoln's capital, the city became the symbol of Union determination, as well as a target for the Confederates. As a Union army and navy logistical base, it contained a complex of hospitals, storehouses, equipment repair facilities, and animal corrals. These were in addition to other public buildings, small urban areas, and vast open space that constituted the capital on the Potomac." Revised in style, format, and content, this new edition of Mr. Lincoln's Forts is the premier historical reference and tour guide to the Civil War defense of Washington, DC.

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ISBN-13:
9780810860674
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/16/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Sales rank:
1,050,066
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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