The Amazing Civil War: A Fascinating Collection of Little-Known Facts of the Four-Year Conflict that Changed Americaby Webb Garrison
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With three million soldiers scattered along a ten-thousand-mile front and the number of engagements estimated to be more than one thousand, the Civil War was a war in which fascinating anecdotes, colorful stories, humorous tales, and unusual coincidences were frequent.
The Amazing Civil War is a fascinating collection of little-known stories and facts of the four-year conflict that changed America:
- Battle in the buff and other moments when one side caught the other side with their pants down.
- Unsolved mysteries of the battlefield, such as Lee's lost order in the Battle of the Wilderness, and the plan to kill Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
- Unusual punishments, from the painful, such as a soldier being hung by his thumbs, to the ridiculous, such as fifty soldiers forced to parade through the streets of Chattanooga wearing nightcaps.
- Government corruption and reckless expenditures, such as $1,000 for an ax.
- The soldier who deserted and enlisted 32 times, receiving bounty money each time, until he was caught.
- And hundreds of other anecdotes, factoids, and strange events!
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