Never call retreat

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Doubleday, 1965 - History - 555 pages
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The chronicle of the war from the Battle of Fredericksburg through the assassination of President Lincoln and the tenuous beginnings of Reconstrucion.

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Review: Never Call Retreat (The Centennial History of the Civil War #3)

User Review  - Iain - Goodreads

A fine book but not as outstanding as his prior work, "Terrible Swift Sword", as this titles spends more time discussing politics and cabinet 'intrigues'. Read full review

Review: Never Call Retreat (The Centennial History of the Civil War #3)

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Best history of Civil War ever written Read full review


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About the author (1965)

Bruce Catton, whose complete name was Charles Bruce Catton, was born in Petoskey, Michigan, in 1899. A United States journalist and writer, Catton was one of America's most popular Civil War historians. Catton worked as a newspaperman in Boston, Cleveland, and Washington, and also held a position at the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1948. Catton's best-selling book, A Stillness at Appomattox, a recount of the most spectacular conflicts between Generals Grant and Lee in the final year of the Civil War, earned him a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954. Before his death in 1978, Catton wrote a total of ten books detailing the Civil War, including his last, Grant Takes Command.

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