By Thomas R. Flagel
"The unmarried top kickoff to the yank Civil War...I can't think a greater advisor for any people, no matter if pupil or scholar."
-Robert Hicks writer of the New York instances bestselling novel The Widow of the South
"A precise and stress-free set of proof and tales that would interact each reader from the latest begin to the Civil battle saga to the main skilled historian. This publication is a must-have for any Civil warfare interpreting collection."
- James Lewis,
Park Ranger at Stones River nationwide Battlefield
Do you think that you recognize the Civil War?
The historical past Buff's consultant to the Civil warfare clears the powder smoke surrounding the struggle that modified the US eternally. What have been the simplest, the worst, the most important, and the main deadly features of the clash? With over thirty annotated most sensible ten lists and unforeseen new findings, writer Thomas R. Flagel could have you debating the main interesting questions of the Civil warfare very quickly. From the head ten motives of the struggle to the pinnacle ten bloodiest battles, this useful consultant to the good battle among the states will pride and let you know approximately some of the most an important classes in American heritage.
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