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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War, 3rd Edition

Complete Idiot's Guides

Alan Axelrod, Ph.D. - Author

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ISBN 9781615640782 | 400 pages | 01 Mar 2011 | Alpha | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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A battle ready guide to the deadliest war in American history.

Completely revised for the Sesquicentennial, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Civil War, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book embodies the latest scholarship, offering fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events and detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, and Grant.

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