Life in Civil War America

Product Number: EB00743086
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440310881
Publisher: F+W
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Description

A panoramic portrait of the United States during its darkest hours. The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America provides readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South. Topics covered include: social and economic realities of daily life; common slang and idioms; diets of the era, including recipes, food preparation and the impact of shortages and inflation on rations; civilian dress; military dress; and technology of the time. The book focuses on the era, not just the events of the war. Period illustrations and photos further illuminate the era.

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Original Publish Date: Jan 31, 2011

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