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The blue and gray almanac : the Civil War in facts and figures, recipes and slang

Author: Albert A Nofi
Publisher: Philadelphia ; Oxford : Casemate Publishers, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Albert Nofi tells the story of the American War through a range of insightful essays, anecdotes, and facts" --back cover.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert A Nofi
ISBN: 9781612005522 1612005527
OCLC Number: 1011356726
Description: xiii, 346 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The "house divided" --
From secession to civil war --
The Civil War in 11,000 words --
Armies blue and gray --
Incidents and anecdotes of war --
The naval war --
War and society --
The generals --
Money, graft, and corruption --
The naughty bits --
The troops --
Civil War medicine --
Epilogue: The Civil War since the Civil War --
Appendix: The Civil War and the presidency.
Other Titles: Civil War in facts and figures, recipes and slang
Responsibility: Albert A. Nofi.

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A fascinating and entertaining anthology about the American Civil War, throwing new light on all aspects of the war, and how it affected America and Americans, then and down to the present.  Read more...

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Almanacs are usually great fun, and this one is a cool way to learn about the American Civil War, and a unique opportunity to have a number of fantastic facts about it at your fingertips. Brilliant! Read more...

 
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