Battles and Leaders of the Civil War

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Ned Bradford
Fairfax Press, 1988 - History - 626 pages
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First-hand testimonials from officers, soldiers, and civilians involved in America's bloodiest conflict, accompanied by black and white line drawings, etchings, and maps. Covers battles from Bull Run and Gettysburg to the surrender at Appomattox, with words from Lee, Grant, Sherman as well as lesser known participants such as medics and nurses.

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User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

A sourcebook on Civil War battles and the commanders that fought them. Covers both the Union and Confederate sides. Read full review

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User Review  - Charles Vogel - Goodreads

You cannot beat first hand accounts. For instance, Grant gives his side to Shilo, so you can also see the individual biases emerge. Also, those leaders who were less than competent have their subordinates there to relate how things really were and how leaders often cover up their failings. Read full review


7 aimed the first gun
The South triumphant the North disappointed
Look at Jackson s brigade1 It stands there like a stone wall

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