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Many books have been written about the Civil War, its economic effects, its political causes, and its relationship to western expansion. But the real fascination of the war is the story of combat. This book tells the story in the words of men who actually marched into battle. We share their experiences, fears, and moments of bravery at Vicksburg, on board the Monitor, at GMany books have been written about the Civil War, its economic effects, its political causes, and its relationship to western expansion. But the real fascination of the war is the story of combat. This book tells the story in the words of men who actually marched into battle. We share their experiences, fears, and moments of bravery at Vicksburg, on board the Monitor, at Gettysburg, and at the bloody battle of Antietam. Eyewitness accounts are interspersed with brief commentaries by some of our most respected historians, who illuminate the accounts by placing them in their proper context. Those seeking one volume that tells the whole story of the war coherently need look no further. Combat: The Civil War is gritty, readable history. Immediate and informative, here is that rare work that actually brings the struggles and characters of the past to life....

Title : Combat: The Civil War
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ISBN : 9780792458050
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 197 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Combat: The Civil War Reviews

  • Del
    2019-01-11 15:48

    Interesting first hand accounts of various battles in the Civil War. Lots of interesting insights into what life was like for soldiers in the Union and the Confederacy..Listened to the unabridged audiobook on Audible.com.

  • Joe
    2019-01-13 12:14

    Interesting book

  • Lori
    2019-01-12 17:54

    Good overview of the war. Liked that it had different accounts of the battles from both sides.