A Distant Thunder: Michigan in the Civil War

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Huron River Press, 2004 - History - 240 pages
Michigan played a crucial role during the four years of the Civil War (1861-65), as well as in the tumultuous decades leading up to the outbreak of hostilities. The story of the Wolverine State during America's greatest conflict is a rich one, filled with tales of uncommon sacrifice, epic adventure, and heroic service, and it springs to life in this compelling narrative. A Distant Thunder: Michigan in the Civil War highlights the experiences and contributions of Michiganians during the Civil War era. Book jacket.

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Author Richard Bak is a sports historian and baseball fan. Here he brings his passion and knowledge, together with a selection of more than 200 photographs, to create a book that explores and celebrates the Yankees mystique. This book is a front-row seat for those who were there as well as those who wish they had been alive to watch the New York Yankees during their Golden Age.

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