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Houses of Civil War America : the homes of Robert E. Lee, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, and others who shaped the era

Author: Hugh Howard; Roger Straus
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First edition
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A revealing historical and photographic tour of the homes of influential Civil War figures, including Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, Stonewall Jackson, and others. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and a fitting sequel to Houses of the Presidents, HOUSES OF CIVIL WAR AMERICA takes readers into the daily lives of the most important historical figures in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Clara Barton; Frederick Douglass; Stonewall Jackson; Robert E Lee; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Howard; Roger Straus
ISBN: 9780316227988 0316227986
OCLC Number: 871788507
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I. A house divided against itself --
Part II. The war years --
Part III. Reconstrauction and after.
Responsibility: by Hugh Howard ; original photography by Roger Straus III.

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A revealing historical and photographic tour of the homes of influential Civil War figures, including Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, Stonewall Jackson and others.  Read more...

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