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Our War: Days and Events in the Fight for the Union [NOOK Book]

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The Civil War remains Our War as a nation and a people, but first it belonged to the generation that lived it. In these pages the voices of people from New Hampshire -- soldiers, wives, mothers, doctors, nurses, abolitionists, politicians -- tell fifty revealing personal stories. Taken together, their experiences bring to life the war's tragic course and bittersweet triumph.
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Our War: Days and Events in the Fight for the Union

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Overview

The Civil War remains Our War as a nation and a people, but first it belonged to the generation that lived it. In these pages the voices of people from New Hampshire -- soldiers, wives, mothers, doctors, nurses, abolitionists, politicians -- tell fifty revealing personal stories. Taken together, their experiences bring to life the war's tragic course and bittersweet triumph.
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Editorial Reviews

Filmmaker - Ken Burns
Once again, Mike Pride has brought the past alive with this insightful and moving reminder that the best history is more often than not a bottom-up history. We see a "universe of battle" through the eyes of people who might have been our great-grandfathers. This is history firing on all cylinders.
Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College - Peter Carmichael
No historian has been more imaginative than Mike Pride in weaving together the intricate relationships between home front and the army. Beautifully written and brilliantly researched, compelling and important.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015780734
  • Publisher: Monitor Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/24/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 305
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Mike Pride is an historian and journalist. He is editor emeritus of the Concord Monitor, where he ran the newsroom for thirty years. For nine of those years, Pride served on the Pulitzer Prize board. He has co-authored several books, including My Brave Boys, a history of Colonel Edward E. Cross and the Fifth New Hampshire Volunteers. Pride graduated from the University of South Florida and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He lives in Concord, N.H., with his wife Monique.
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