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Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam

James M. McPherson - History - 2002 - 224 pages
The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6,000 soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D ...
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This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 2009 - 272 pages
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom and the New York Times bestsellers Crossroads of Freedom and Tried by War, among many other award-winning books ...
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

James M. McPherson - History - 2014 - 320 pages
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy “The best concise book ...
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The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

James M. McPherson - History - 2015 - 304 pages
More than 140 years ago, Mark Twain observed that the Civil War had "uprooted institutions that were centuries old, changed the politics of a people, transformed the social ...
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Abraham Lincoln

James M. McPherson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 96 pages
Marking the two-hundredth anniversary of Lincoln's birth, this marvelous short biography by a leading historian offers an illuminating portrait of one of the giants in the ...
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American Heritage History of the Civil War

Bruce Catton, James M. McPherson - History - 2014 - 290 pages
Here is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton’s unsurpassed account of the Civil War, one of the most moving chapters in American history. Introduced by Pulitzer Prize ...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 2003 - 952 pages
Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume ...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution

James M. McPherson - History - 1992 - 192 pages
James McPherson has emerged as one of America's finest historians. Battle Cry of Freedom, his Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Civil War, was a national bestseller that ...
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Lincoln, the Cabinet, and the Generals

Chester G. Hearn - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 357 pages
While numerous accounts exist of President Abraham Lincoln's often-troubled dealings with either his cabinet or his generals, Chester G. Hearn's illuminating history provides ...
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Lincoln and His Generals

T. Harry Williams - History - 2011 - 400 pages
Since it was first published in 1952, Lincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership. In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes ...
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