The Civil War Years: A Day-by-day Chronicle

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Gramercy Books, 1998 - History - 606 pages
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Follow the story of the Civil War as it unfolds in the words of the people who lived through it. With records of daily events from January 1, 1861 to May 30, 1866, this fascinating chronicle includes illuminating background information on the population of America, its society and economics, the issue of states' rights, and even medical practices of the day. Here is a major contribution to the legacy and recorded history of the Civil War. "The voices of soldiers, sailors, and civilians, northerners and southerners, generals and privates, combine to create a distinctively American chorus."—Publishers Weekly

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the country mourned the loss of one of its most illustrious defenders the brave and noble

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