Eyewitness To The Civil War: The Complete History From Secession To Reconstruction : Fast-paced, authoritative text captures the drama and pathos of the Civil War from a unique first-person point of view. 440 remarkable photographs, sketches, paintings, and artifacts vividly document conditions on and off the battlefield. Scores of personal accounts, letters, and diary entries reveal what life was like for soldiers and civilians. Photo essays and sidebars provide an unflinching look at slavery; medical care; arms and equipment; Lincoln's assassination; the tactics of cavalry, artillery, and infantry; and more. Rare historical maps combine with photographs and art of the period to give an eyewitness perspective on 11 major battles. 14 superb National geographic maps pinpoint the movement of troops and the location of key battles.
|History & Geography||United States - Civil War|