The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War, 3rd Edition: An In-Depth Look at the Dramatic Course of This Conflict

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A battle - ready guide to the deadliest war in American history.

Completely revised for the Sesquicentennial, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Civil War, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book embodies the latest scholarship, offering fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events, detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, and Grant.

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About the author

Alan Axelrod is a renowned historian and business writer. He was the co author of the New York Times bestseller What Every American Should Know About American History as well as the BusinessWeek bestsellers Patton on Leadership and Elizabeth I, CEO. He has written extensively on the Civil War.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Mar 1, 2011
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781101478875
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Military / United States
History / Modern / 19th Century
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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