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Popular Civil War Non Fiction Books

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Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War (FULL Audiobook)

Popular Civil War Non Fiction Books

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Books shelved as civil-war-non-fiction: Grant by Ron Chernow, Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American Histo.
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One great book for each month of 2011, the sesquicentennial of the War Between the States

Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary. The books are broken down by category; after General Histories and Lincoln, the categories are arranged alphabetically; within each category the books are arranged alphabetically by author. Brief comments by Professor McPherson on books in his list have been included. Bruce Catton. A fast-paced chronicle of the fighting on the battlefield and the infighting in the political capitals of Washington and Richmond. Shelby Foote. A superbly readable military history by a novelist who did a massive amount of historical research.

Matthew Gallman, Matthew C. Below are their responses. Ulysses S. Grant Often described as the best book by a U.

The Civil War is cemented in history as the deadliest war fought on American soil. For four years, the Unioners of the North fought the Confederates of the South, hoping to dismantle the institution of slavery. This led to the loss of over , lives and, ultimately, the assassination of President Lincoln in Thousands of Civil War books have been written since the first shot rang out in Though no single book can attempt to cover the endless tragedies or important events that occurred over those four years, the following works add valuable new perspectives to the narrative. In Grierson's Raid , a former music teacher leads almost 2, Union troopers from Tennessee to Louisiana. Meanwhile, The Galvanized Yankees tells the widely unknown story of a group of captured Confederate soldiers.

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  1. If you're at all interested in learning more about this period of American history, I' ve compiled a list of 10 nonfiction books about the Civil War.

  2. If, like me, you received a necktie with reindeer on it from Santa instead of a good Civil War book under the Christmas tree, then you might try selecting one for yourself from my own list of the top 12 Civil War books, which I offer here in the spirit of the season and, even more appropriately, as the th anniversary of the war is about to begin.

  3. Books shelved as civil-war-nonfiction: Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War by Sam R. Watkins, Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson, N.

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