By Fletcher Pratt
Now Civil struggle buffs and common readers alike can benefit from the famous historian's audacious, staccato-like sort as he brings the occasions, figures, and campaigns of the battle among the States vividly to lifestyles. starting in Washington, D.C., at the day of Lincoln's inauguration, the narrative strikes quickly directly to the battles of Bull Run, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the wasteland, and, finally, to Lee's give up to supply at Appomattox court docket House.
Avoiding footnotes and different educational trappings, the writer describes in soaking up, hugely readable element the drama of army campaigns and battlefield suggestions, studding his narrative with attention-grabbing anecdotes and asides on Lincoln, furnish, Lee, Sherman, Jackson, and different leaders. better with 50 maps of conflict websites, this interesting renowned historical past will thrill any Civil conflict buff and also will attract a large viewers of common readers.
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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire by Fletcher Pratt