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An illustrated history of the Civil War : images of an American tragedy

Author: William J Miller
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of more than seven hundred photos, wartime sketches, original maps, and other illustrations, accompanied by text, that chronicle the Civil War and profile its most significant figures.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Miller
ISBN: 073703162X 9780737031621
OCLC Number: 1037222066
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 454 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 28 cm.
Contents: Phase 1. Rush to the Colors. A Fire Bell in the Night. Essay: Abolitionists. Fate of the Nation. Essay: Secessionists. Warriors and Patriots. Essay: Accouterments. Sacred Cause. Essay: The Zouaves. War, Glorious War. Essay: Men of Bull Run --
Phase 2. War on a Grand Scale. The Young Napoleon. Essay: Battle of Ball's Bluff. The War at Sea. Essay: Shipbuilding. A Killing Blow. Essay: Dueling Ironclads. Deliverance. Essay: Mapmaking. Forced to Gamble. Essay: Espionage. Compassion's Crusade. Essay: Field Surgeons. The Cresting Wave. Essay: Stonewall Jackson --
Phase 3. Chaos and Destruction. The Enemy at Home. Essay: The Press. "Let Him Fight" Essay: The 54th Massachusetts. Turning Point. Essay: Soldier Life. A Leader, at Last. Essay: The Telegraph --
Phase 4. To Long Endure. Rivers of Blood. Essay: William T. Sherman. Cavalry Charge. Essay: Jeb Stuart. Black Flag. Essay: Mourning. Referendum on Resolve. Essay: Refugees. The South at Bay. Essay: The Crater. Full Cycle. Essay: Davis Imprisoned. A Long, Dark Road. Essay: Photography.
Responsibility: William J. Miller and Brian C. Pohanka.

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A collection of more than seven hundred photos, wartime sketches, original maps, and other illustrations, accompanied by text, that chronicle the Civil War and profile its most significant figures.

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