Never call retreat

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Doubleday, 1965 - History - 555 pages
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The chronicle of the war from the Battle of Fredericksburg through the assassination of President Lincoln and the tenuous beginnings of Reconstrucion.

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Review: Never Call Retreat (The Centennial History of the Civil War #3)

User Review  - Steve Woods - Goodreads

The last volume in the series. A great read and a wonderful background to the politics and diplomacy of a very complex series of events. It places the military campaigns against that context and I ... Read full review

Review: Never Call Retreat (The Centennial History of the Civil War #3)

User Review  - Ryan Lingsweiler - Goodreads

5 stars for the trilogy as a whole. It took over a year to finish all 3 books, but was well worth the effort. Read full review

Contents

In the Rapids
2
Castles in the Air i
5
Battle without Logic
12
Copyright

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About the author (1965)

Bruce Catton, whose complete name was Charles Bruce Catton, was born in Petoskey, Michigan, in 1899. A United States journalist and writer, Catton was one of America's most popular Civil War historians. Catton worked as a newspaperman in Boston, Cleveland, and Washington, and also held a position at the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1948. Catton's best-selling book, A Stillness at Appomattox, a recount of the most spectacular conflicts between Generals Grant and Lee in the final year of the Civil War, earned him a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954. Before his death in 1978, Catton wrote a total of ten books detailing the Civil War, including his last, Grant Takes Command.

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