Ordeal by fire: the Civil War and Reconstruction
Written by a leading Civil War historian and Pulitzer Prize winner, this text describes the social, economic, political, and ideological conflicts that led to a unique, tragic, and transitional event in American history. The third edition incorporates recent scholarship and addresses renewed areas of interest in the Civil War/Reconstruction era including the motivations and experiences of common soldiers and the role of women in the war effort.
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Review: Ordeal by Fire: The Civil War and ReconstructionUser Review - Carolyn - Goodreads
As part of our Humanties series this fall at the Library, We read this one, and learned that it is considered the definitive text about the Civil War. Written with so much information, in fact, that ... Read full review
Review: Ordeal by Fire: The Civil War and ReconstructionUser Review - Joey Titus - Goodreads
Ordeal by Fire is a great book about the strategies and battles of the Civil War. It shows throughout the civil war, everything from view of the North and the South and the breakdown of the war. It is ... Read full review