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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

This book is part of the Oxford History of the United States series. I have seen it called the best one volume history of the Civil War and it lives up to that reputation. James McPherson also lives ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

A solid overview that is typically assigned in my Pre-civil war college courses. The writing is better than average and the research solid, well presented and updated to include recent historical ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Dev - Goodreads

Exhaustive study on the Civil War, but even w/all that scholarship, still eminently readable. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Erin Kelly - Goodreads

If you are going to read one book about the American Civil War this book is undoubtedly the best choice. McPherson's take is comprehensive and as far as I can tell, unbiased. He looks at the war not ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - John Form - Goodreads

One of my first books on the Civil War and it was exciting to read 20 plus years ago and again this past spring. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

A very good history one volume history of the Civil War Era. Unlike histories of the War itself, this book devoted almost half of it's page count to the set up, social history and circumstances ... Read full review

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User Review  - koalamom - LibraryThing

Great book - easy to read, but will take time. Good synopsis of the Civil War. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

Tired of Civil War books that seem stuck on the battlefield? Read this book! (Apologies for the Reading Rainbow-like introduction.) McPherson takes the reader beyond the familiar battlefields and ... Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Comprehensive one-volume analysis of the Civil War. Now, I see how everything fits together. Slavery, states' rights, agriculture, industry, liberty (each side felt they were fighting for it), abolitionism, battle, ettc. Read full review

Review: Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States #6)

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I deserve credit for actually reading 700 pages of this book! It was amazingly detailed and engrossing! Read full review


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