A Rising Thunder: From Lincoln's Election to the Battle of Bull Run : An Eyewitness History

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1994 - History - 413 pages
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Firsthand accounts depict events on the eve of the Civil War

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A rising thunder: from Lincoln's election to the Battle of Bull Run: an eyewitness history

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Wheeler chronicles America's dramatic plummet into war during the spring and summer of 1861. As in the author's other "eyewitness'' accounts of the Civil War, including On the Fields of Fury ( LJ 3/1 ... Read full review


Seeds of the Storm
Lincoln Takes the Stage
Secession Becomes a Fact

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Richard S. Wheeler has written over fifty novels and several short stories. He has won four Spur Awards and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievement in the field of western literature.
He lives in the literary and film community of Livingston, Montana, and is married to Professor Sue Hart, of Montana State University-Billings. Before turning to fiction he was a newsman and book editor. He has raised horses and been a wrangler at an Arizona dude ranch.

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