Everyday Life During the Civil War

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Writer's Digest Books, Nov 1, 1999 - 292 pages
6 Reviews
This exceptional book will be applauded by writers, students, historians and casual readers alike. From soldiers and statesmen to farmers and firing lines, Everyday Life During the Civil War offers an in-depth exploration of this fascinating era. Using dozens of illustrations, timelines and maps, Michael J. Varhola illuminates the details of Northern and Southern economy; town and country living; food and the impact of the war on diet; popular entertainment; clothing; military life; tools and weapons; slang and much more!

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User Review  - Geoff Sebesta - Goodreads

The "roleplaying game sourcebook" model is clearly one of the finest information-transmitting methods that we've yet invented. I have no problem with books like these, that give you all the most ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mickie - Goodreads

Although this book offered a very shallow and cursory overview of the Civil War period, it was very interesting to read. For an author who needs just the bare bones of the period--it may be a decent source. For reenactors or historians? Skip it. Read full review

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