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A pocket history of the Civil War : citizen soldiers, bloody battles, and the fight for America's future

Author: Martin F Graham
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Osprey, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concise, easy-to-reference guide to fundamental information about the Civil War. Each chapter closes with a multiple-choice quiz.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin F Graham
ISBN: 9781849085472 1849085471
OCLC Number: 751791693
Notes: "Foreword from The National Civil War Museum."
Description: x, 246 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Evolution of soldiers --
Key battles and campaigns of the war, 1861-62 --
Key battles and campaigns of the war, 1863 --
Key battles and campaigns of the war, 1864 --
Peace at last --
Four years of war : the numbers --
Civil war prisons --
Ten interesting characters and events of the Civil War.
Other Titles: History of the Civil War
Civil War
Responsibility: Martin F. Graham.

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"Concise and jam-packed but still leavening history-as the best teachers do-by projecting a sense of curiosity with aplomb... Highly recommended." - "Library Journal," Starred Review (October 2011) Read more...

 
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