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
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.
“a workman-like job of revising many of the myths and misconceptions about the battle . . .”
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.
History as documented through the image has a short historiography. Until recently, even the nobility lacked multiple images or sometimes any likeness at all.
One standard for a good book is that it could be a reference for other good books.
“Do we really need another book about the Civil War? Mr. Fleming makes a solid, compelling case in the affirmative.”
“Considering adding to your collection of Civil War books? Mr.
“In one volume, Earl Hess has given readers as complete a study as can be found of this theater of battle.
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.
Under the command of General Joe Johnston, the Army of Tennessee blocked Union General Sherman’s invasion of Georgia and his move toward Atlanta.
H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.