A Short History of The Civil War

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About A Short History of The Civil War

A reformatted, monochrome edition of The Civil War in a classic compact hardcover format.

Discover what happened in one of the most controversial conflicts in US history--the causes and lasting consequences, episode by episode.

Covering the pivotal political, military, and cultural events around the Civil War, this engaging and accessible book offers a rich, detailed account of the events as they unfolded.

Bringing the reality of the war to life with eyewitness accounts by soldiers and civilians, alongside profiles of key military and political leaders, the book also features clear timelines that give an instant overview of the developments during the tumultuous war. Galleries of weaponry and equipment and a range of features on everything from the treatment of wounded soldiers to information on slavery offer essential context.

A Short History of the Civil War is an invaluable resource for schools and libraries, as well as a perfect introduction to the subject for anyone interested in military and social history.