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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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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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The Illustrated 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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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 1997 - 272 pages
James M. McPherson is acclaimed as one of the finest historians writing today and a preeminent commentator on the Civil War. Battle Cry of Freedom, his Pulitzer Prize-winning ...
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War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865

James M. McPherson - History - 2012 - 288 pages
Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to ...
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For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 1997 - 256 pages
General John A. Wickham, commander of the famous 101st Airborne Division in the 1970s and subsequently Army Chief of Staff, once visited Antietam battlefield. Gazing at Bloody ...
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