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The Civil War : a visual history

Author: Smithsonian Institution.; DK Publishing, Inc.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, "The Civil War" is a definitive visual history of one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Includes comprehensive timelines, first-person accounts by soldiers, civilians, and key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics such as transportation,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Smithsonian Institution.; DK Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9780756671853 075667185X
OCLC Number: 703637353
Description: 360 p. : ill. (col. & b&w), maps, ports. ; 31 cm.
Contents: An imperfect union, 1815-1860 --
Secession triggers war, 1861 --
Clash of armies, 1862 --
The Union tightens its grip, 1863 --
Grant, Sherman, and total war, 1864 --
Collapse of the Confederacy, 1865 --
Legacies of the war, 1865-1877.
Other Titles: Smithsonian
Responsibility: [produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution].
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Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, "The Civil War" is a definitive visual history of one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Includes comprehensive timelines, first-person accounts by soldiers, civilians, and key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers.

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