Civil War curiosities: strange stories, oddities, events, and coincidences

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Rutledge Hill Press, 1997 - History - 281 pages
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This fascinating collection explores the unusual and often bizarre persons,attitudes, and events of the Civil War. Illustrated and indexed.

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Review: Civil War Curiosities: Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences

User Review  - Museborn - Goodreads

Not a bad little book. Some interesting stories; a serious student of the American Civil War would find some of the factual errors in the book to be disconcerting. Fortunately there are not many of these, and overall the book is well-written enough to keep the reader's interest. Read full review

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User Review  - Rikelle - Goodreads

I really enjoy reading about the civil war. This book was interesting and had lots of stories that I have never heard of. My only problem is that the author did not give enough details in each little story. Sometimes it was difficult to understand the little vignette of each story. Read full review

Contents

Lincoln and Davis Started Out Less Than
11
FamousOr Soon to Be
18
Never Say Die
27
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About the author (1997)

Webb Garrison is a former university dean & college president who has spent a lifetime collecting & chronicling Civil War imagery & documentation. He has written more than 1,000 articles for magazines, & over 65 books - of which the most popular are on the Civil War; their cumulative sales are approaching one million copies. He is a frequent speaker on this subject for radio talk shows & national TV programs. Webb Garrison lives in North Carolina.

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