The Quotable American Civil War

The Quotable American Civil War

by Iain C. Martin
     
 

The American Civil War is a cornerstone event of American history. The war forged the United States into a nation free of slavery, with the ideal that "all men are created equal." The events of 1861 to 1865 immortalized some of the nation's greatest heroes, transformed the lives of everyday people, and defined all that the United States would later become.

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The American Civil War is a cornerstone event of American history. The war forged the United States into a nation free of slavery, with the ideal that "all men are created equal." The events of 1861 to 1865 immortalized some of the nation's greatest heroes, transformed the lives of everyday people, and defined all that the United States would later become.

The Quotable American Civil War captures the words of a wide cast of voices from the Civil War era - the presidents and leaders, the generals and enlisted soldiers, the wives and daughters, the spies, slaves, and great writers of the day - offering the reader a glimpse back in time. It highlights our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln, and the challenges he faced to prevent the country from breaking apart. The Quotable American Civil War brings together the most defining moments in American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599213408
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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