Civil War (U.S.)

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"A Fierce Glory offers spectacle over detail to the benefit of understanding."

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It has been asked before, regarding topics which have previously received considerable attention from the publishing world: Is it really necessary for another book on this subject?

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In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E. Lee reaches into the sky.

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J. D. Dickey’s new book Rising in Flames could be subtitled A Politically Correct Guide to Sherman’s March. It is equal parts social history and military history.

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Keep the Days tells the histories of these Civil War works as individual lives, social history, and literature, not as chronicles of battles, god

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The tragic and sordid story of the relations between European whites and Native Americans should be well known to all, even without knowledge of specific details in which individual tribes are conc

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“an excellent resource for anyone interested in visiting one of America’s numerous Civil War battlefield parks.”

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Although the story of the contributions of African Americans during the Civil War has been garnering much more attention over the past 25 years, mainly through the film Glory and its depic

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In the spring of 1861, scant months after the secession of the southern states and the commencement of the Civil War, the United States government was faced with a crisis of logistics.

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“This book is all about ideas and, in its compact narrative, does not bog down a great story with too much detail.”

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The major insight of this new and interesting military history of the American Civil War is the overriding importance of the Union’s ability to effectively project military power across continental

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The author might have led the reader to think of New York City as chock full of sedition during the Civil War. It may have had more than its share.

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“a workman-like job of revising many of the myths and misconceptions about the battle . . .”

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The presence of many prominent and not-so-familiar foreign individuals in the ranks of both armies in the Civil War is well known, especially Irish and German.

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History as documented through the image has a short historiography. Until recently, even the nobility lacked multiple images or sometimes any likeness at all.

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One standard for a good book is that it could be a reference for other good books.

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“Do we really need another book about the Civil War? Mr. Fleming makes a solid, compelling case in the affirmative.”

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“Considering adding to your collection of Civil War books? Mr.

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“In one volume, Earl Hess has given readers as complete a study as can be found of this theater of battle.

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In this first of four volumes, the editors present a chorus of contemporary voices to give the reader an unusual portrait of the Civil War.

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Under the command of General Joe Johnston, the Army of Tennessee blocked Union General Sherman’s invasion of Georgia and his move toward Atlanta.

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H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.