The Civil War (Book, 1985) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Civil War

The Civil War

Author: Bruce Catton
Publisher: New York : American Heritage ; Boston : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin, ©1985.
Series: American Heritage library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" This book is a fast-moving, dramatic narrative. Catton, a leading historian of the Civil War, vividly describes the armies involved and battles fought. His account of battles is carefully interwoven with the political activities of the Union and Confederate armies and diplomatic efforts overseas"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Catton
ISBN: 0828103054 9780828103053
OCLC Number: 11786425
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 372 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: A house divided --
The opening guns --
The clash of amateur armies --
Real warfare begins --
The navies --
Confederate high-water mark --
A search for allies --
Stalemate, east and west --
The south's last opportunity --
The armies --
Two economies at war --
The destruction of slavery --
The northern vise tightens --
The politics of war --
Total warfare --
The forlorn hope --
Victory --
End and beginning --
Sound of distant drums.
Series Title: American Heritage library.
Responsibility: by Bruce Catton.

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" This book is a fast-moving, dramatic narrative. Catton, a leading historian of the Civil War, vividly describes the armies involved and battles fought. His account of battles is carefully interwoven with the political activities of the Union and Confederate armies and diplomatic efforts overseas"--Publisher description.
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