Civil War

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Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
Here is a dramatic, photo-filled guide to the war that split the Union. Eyewitness Civil War includes everything from the issues that divided the country, to the battles that shaped the conflict, to the birth of the reunited states. Rich, full-color photographs of rare documents, powerful weapons, and priceless artifacts plus stunning images of legendary commanders, unsung heroes, and memorable heroines combine with stories of courage, adventure, and defiance to paint an unforgettable portrait of the American Civil War. See Fort Sumter's battle-torn flag, a beardless Lincoln, the tools of a Civil war surgeon, and the Confederate capital in ruins. Learn how to fire a cannon, the secrets of the Underground Railroad, about the Confederacy's First Lady, and what soldiers carried into battle. Discover who plotted Lincoln's assassination, where the last Confederates surrendered, what happened to Jefferson Davis, and why the North won the war, and much, much more!

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User Review  - meblack19 - LibraryThing

Civil War, by John Stanchak, is about seventy percent pictures and thirty present text. The book is dedicated to breaking down the Civil War, beginning with the rising tensions between the North and ... Read full review

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User Review  - LindseyB12 - LibraryThing

This book is jammed pack with information concerning the civil war. Accompanied by descriptive texts are hundreds of pictures and diagrams of people, weapons, machinery, clothing, accessories, and ... Read full review

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