Don't Know Much About the Civil War: Everything You Need to Know about America's Greatest Conflict But Never Learned (Don't Know Much About Series)
by Davis, Kenneth C.
519 pp. "Why did Abraham Lincoln sneak into Washington for his inauguration? was the Gettysburg Address written on the back of an envelope? Where did the Underground Railroad run? Did General Sherman really say, "War is Hell"? If you can't answer these questions, you're not alone. Millions of Americans, bored by dull textbooks, are in the dark about the most significant event in our history. Now New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes to the rescue, deftly sorting out the players, the politics, and the key events - Emancipation and Reconstruction, Shilohand Gettysburg, Generals Grant and Lee, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and much more. Drawing on moving eyewitness accounts, Davis includes a wealth of "hidden history" about the roles played by women and African Americans before and during the war, along with lesser-known facts that will enthrall even learned Civil War buffs. Vivid, informative, and hugely entertaining, Don't Know Much About the Civil War is the only book you'll ever need on "the war that never ended.""
Keywords: CIVIL WAR HISTORY
Fore-edge worn w/ some fraying to jacket at fore-edge. Jacket lightly soiled. Pages clean and bright. William Morrow, 1996. Good/Good. (Inventory #: 2166778)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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