Discovering the Civil War by Bruce I. BustardDiscovering the Civil War by Bruce I. Bustard

Discovering the Civil War

byBruce I. Bustard

Hardcover | December 4, 2010

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Focusing on specific records to build into individual stories, this facinating book features over four hundred letters, diaries, photographs, maps, petitions, receipts, patents, amendments, and proclamations from the unparalleled holdings of the National Archives. It takes a fresh look at the war through little-known tales, seldom-seen documents, and unusual perspectives. Focusing on specific records to build into individual stories, this facinating book features over four hundred letters, diaries, photographs, maps, petitions, receipts, patents, amendments, and proclamations from the unparalleled holdings of the National Archives. It takes a fresh look at the war through little-known tales, seldom-seen documents, and unusual perspectives.
Developed in collaboration between the archivists and staff of the National Archives and the Foundation for the National Archives, edited by Sharon Barry and featuring contributed essays by Bruce I. Bustard, senior curator with the National Archives in Washington, DC; Michael Hussey who serves on the exhibits and education staffs of th...
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Title:Discovering the Civil WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.99 inPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:D Giles LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1904832911

ISBN - 13:9781904832911

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A tantalizing glimpse into daily operations at the nation's foremost repository" - Christine M. Kreiser, American History "A beautifully presented, thorough grounding in the history of the war" - Michael Burland, The American "Photographs of astonishing detail, reproductions of handwritten records, and personal tales bring one of the most important eras of American history to rich, fascinating life" - Publishers Weekly "A stunning work in design and delivery that all public and university libraries and Civil War historians will want to have" - Randall M. Miller, Library Journal Reviews "A tantalizing glimpse into daily operations at the nation's foremost repository"-Christine M. Kreiser, American History "A beautifully presented, thorough grounding in the history of the war"-Michael Burland, The American "Photographs of astonishing detail, reproductions of handwritten records, and personal tales bring one of the most important eras of American history to rich, fascinating life"- Publishers Weekly "A stunning work in design and delivery that all public and university libraries and Civil War historians will want to have"-Randall M. Miller, Library Journal Reviews "