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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 41 related to For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War.    

We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

James M. McPherson - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 184 pages
Explores why, Lincoln considered the Union the last best hope of earth and how his words and deeds have continued to shape the nation through modern times. This volume focuses ...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
Focuses on the military campaigns, including strategy and logistics, military leaders, and common soldiers
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Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 203 pages
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian McPherson offers a masterful portrait of the bloodiest single day in American history, the Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862.
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
Collects The New York Times articles that documented the Civil War as it was transmitted by the era's recently developed telegraph, in a volume that includes coverage of key ...
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The Abolitionist Legacy: From Reconstruction to the NAACP

James M. McPherson - History - 1995 - 438 pages
Building on arguments presented in The Struggle for Equality, James McPherson shows that many abolitionists did not retreat from Reconstruction, as historical accounts ...
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The Struggle for Equality: Abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 1967 - 474 pages
In The Struggle for Equality, the renowned Civil War historian James McPherson offered an important and timely analysis of the abolitionist movement and the legal basis it ...
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American Political Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present

Steven O'Brien, Paula McGuire, James M. McPherson, Gary Gerstle - Political Science - 1991 - 473 pages
A biographical dictionary providing information on key political personnel from 1789 to 1991
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Lamson of the Gettysburg: The Civil War Letters of Lieutenant Roswell H ...

James M. McPherson, Patricia R. McPherson - History - 1999 - 240 pages
The war-time letters of Lt. Roswell H. Lamson, one of the boldest, most skillful young officers in the Union Navy, reveal his deep ambivalence about the war. "An absorbing ...
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Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

James M. McPherson - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 329 pages
Evaluates Lincoln's talents as a commander in chief in spite of limited military experience, tracing the ways in which he worked with, or against, his senior commanders to ...
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