The American Civil War: This Mighty Scourge Of War by Gary GallagherThe American Civil War: This Mighty Scourge Of War by Gary Gallagher

The American Civil War: This Mighty Scourge Of War

byGary Gallagher, Stephen Engle, Robert Krick

Paperback | June 20, 2003

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Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, the American Civil War spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives. From its outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appotomax Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. This book explores the political, historical and cultural significance of the American Civil War, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.
Gary W Gallagher is a civil war historian with a special interest in the military aspects of the war. He is the author or co-author of several books including Lee and His Generals in War and Memory and The Confederate War. He has also served as President of the Association of Preservation of Civil War sites. He is a professor of histor...
Title:The American Civil War: This Mighty Scourge Of WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9.85 × 6.81 × 0.85 inPublished:June 20, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841767360

ISBN - 13:9781841767369

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""A lucid and concise narrative of the campaigns in both the eastern and western theaters as well as penetrating analyses of strategies and leadership.Ideal for classroom use or for fireside reading."