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Civil War free pdf This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.
From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, this war spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives.

About Gary Gallagher

Gary Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. He is the author of several books, among them "Lee and His Generals in War And Memory," "The Confederate War" and "Stephen Dodson Ramseur: Lee's Gallant General." Stephen Eagle is professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of many books and articles on the Civil War, particularly the war in the western theater. Robert Krick has been responsible for the preservation of several battlefields in Virginia for more than 30 years. He is the author of a dozen books and more than one hundred published articles. Joseph T. Glatthaar is currently Professor of History at the University of Houston. Among his publications are The March to the Sea and Beyond and Forged in Battle. Stephen D. Engle is professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of many books and articles on the Civil War, particularly the war in the western theater, including biographies of German-American Franz Sigel (Yankee Dutchman, 1993, reprint 1999) and Union General Don Carlos Buell (Most Promising of All, 1999). His forthcoming work, Struggle for the Heartland, a volume in the "Great Campaigns of the Civil War," focuses on the early phase of the Civil War in the West. His articles have appeared in Civil War History, Journal of Negro History, and Yearbook of German-American Studies. He is the recipient of numerous teaching and research awards and in1995-1996 was a Fulbright Scholar at Martin Luther University in Germany. He has lectured both in the United States and in Germany and is currently engaged in research for a book on Lincoln and the War Governors. Robert K. Krick was born in California, and has been responsible for the preservation of several battlefields in Virginia for more than 30 years. He is the author of a dozen books and more than one hundred published articles. His Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain won the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for Best Book in Southern History. Joseph T. Glatthaar is currently Professor of History at the University of Houston. Among his publications are The March to the Sea and Beyond: Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaign- Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers- and Partnerships in Command: The Relationships between Leaders in the Civil War.

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Author : Gary Gallagher
Publisher : Osprey Publishing (UK)
Data Published : 18 February 2014
ISBN : 1782006435
EAN : 9781782006435
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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