Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: From Sumter to Shiloh, Volume 1
1887. Volume One of Four. This is the first of a four part series on the Civil War compiled from actual reproductions of articles from Century Magazine, a contemporary periodical of the era that contains authentic source material on the War Between the States. From Sumter to Shiloh tells the dramatic story of the first twelve months of conflict. The reader is given an incomparable view of the initial events of the war in exciting, authoritative articles written by such eminent military leaders as Ulysses S. Grant, Lew Wallace, G.T. Beauregard, Abner Doubleday, John C. Fremont, Don Carlos Buell, and A.E. Burnside, among others. Accompanying these eyewitness accounts are over four hundred illustrations, including steel engravings, maps, rare photographs, portraits, prints, and on-the-spot battle sketches, which bring once more to life all the storm and stress of combat. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Other volumes in this set are ISBN(s): 1417944994, 1417945001, 141794501X.
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