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The Civil War

Author: Brooks D Simpson; Stephen W Sears; Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : The Library of America, [2011-2014]
Series: Library of America, 212.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Drawn from letters, diaries, speeches, articles, poems, songs, military reports, legal opinions, and memoirs, this collection brings together over 120 pieces by more than 60 men and women to create a firsthand narrative of the first year of the Civil War. Beginning on the eve of Lincoln's election in 1860 and ending in January 1862 with the appointment of Edwin M. Stanton as Secretary of War, the selections provide  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Personal narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brooks D Simpson; Stephen W Sears; Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean
ISBN: 9781598530889 1598530887 9781598531442 1598531441 9781598531978 1598531972 9781598532944 1598532944
OCLC Number: 642844029
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 4 volumes : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: [V. 1.] The first year --
[v. 2.] The second year --
[v. 3.] The third year --
[v.4.] The final year.
Series Title: Library of America, 212.
Responsibility: edited by Brooks D. Simpson, Stephen W. Sears, Aaron Sheehan-Dean.

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" ... [Draws from] letters, diary entries, speeches, articles, messages and poems to provide an incomparable literary portrait of a nation at war with itself, while illuminating the military and  Read more...

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