The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War, 3rd Edition: An In-Depth Look at the Dramatic Course of This Conflict

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War, 3rd Edition: An In-Depth Look at the Dramatic Course of This Conflict

by Alan Axelrod PhD

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Overview

A battle - ready guide to the deadliest war in American history.

Completely revised for the Sesquicentennial, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Civil War, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book embodies the latest scholarship, offering fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events, detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, and Grant.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101478875
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 628,589
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Alan Axelrod is a renowned historian and business writer. He was the co author of the New York Times bestseller What Every American Should Know About American History as well as the BusinessWeek bestsellers Patton on Leadership and Elizabeth I, CEO. He has written extensively on the Civil War.

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