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The American Civil War

Author: Cole C Kingseed
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events, 1500-1900.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Civil War is the central event in American history. More than any other event, the war defined the American people and nation."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kingseed, Cole C. (Cole Christian), 1949-
American Civil War.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607861933
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cole C Kingseed
OCLC Number: 1145770570
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 185 pages : illustrations, map).
Contents: Series foreword / Linda S. Frey and Marsha L. Frey --
Ch. 1. Overview of the war --
Ch. 2. The myth of southern martial supermacy --
Ch. 3. The transformation of Abraham Lincoln --
Ch. 4. Could the South have won the Civil War? --
Ch. 5. Anatomy of defeat : why Lee lost the battle of Gettysburg --
Ch. 6. Consequences of Civil War : a contemporary perspective --
Biographies : the personalities behind the war --
Primary documents of the war.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events, 1500-1900.
Responsibility: Cole C. Kingseed.
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