The Civil War Source Book

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Facts on File, Apr 1, 1998 - History - 318 pages
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"Beginning with the campaigns and battles, the author explains the military technology of the day, troop organization, and life in the services. Biographies of important leaders and a thorough glossary that includes period terms are included. An abundance of photographs, charts, maps, and tables provide data that is invaluable ... This is a book that should be in every high school and public library." SLJ.

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About the author (1998)

Philip Katcher served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He is the author of over 30 books in the field of American military history, and was named a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians for his work on the Vietnam conflict. He is also a member of the living history Civil War unit, serving with Huckstep's First Fluvanna Battery/24th New York Light Artillery.

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