New York Times Book of the Civil War 1861-1865

650 Eyewitness Accounts and Articles
Product Number: EB00667904
Released: Apr 21, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316463706
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Description

The Civil War as you've never experienced it before, through original, first-hand reportage of The New York Times, the country's newspaper of record. The New York Times, established in 1851, was one of the few newspapers with correspondents on the front lines throughout the Civil War. The Complete Civil War collects articles written about the war from 1861 to 1865, plus select pieces before and after the war and is filled with the action, politics, and personal stories of this monumental event. From the first shot fired at Fort Sumter to the surrender at Appomattox, and from the Battle of Antietam to the Battle of Atlanta, as well as articles on slavery, states rights, the role of women, and profiles of noted heroes such as Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, the era comes alive through these daily first-hand accounts. More than 600 of the most crucial and interesting articles from the war?typeset and designed for easy reading?have been hand-selected by editors and Civil War scholars Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds who also provide commentary throughout the book. Illustrated with hundreds of maps, historical photographs, and engravings, this book is a treasure for Civil War and history buffs everywhere.

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Author(s): Bill Clinton
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Apr 04, 2016

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