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Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields: Discovering America's Hallowed Ground

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TRAVEL THROUGH A PIVOTAL TIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Jeff Shaara, Americas premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict and provides

• engaging narratives of the wars crucial battles

• intriguing historical footnotes about each site

• photographs of the locations-then and now

• detailed maps of the battle scenes

• fascinating sidebars with related points of interest

From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg, and to the many poignant destinations in between, Jeff Shaaras Civil War Battlefields is the ideal guide for casual tourists and Civil War enthusiasts alike.

Synopsis:

Featuring maps and photos, this authoritative history is a practical guide to the ten most significant Civil War sites from "New York Times" bestselling author Jeff Shaara.

About the Author

Jeff Shaara is the New York Times bestselling author of A Chain of Thunder, A Blaze of Glory, The Final Storm, No Less Than Victory, The Steel Wave, The Rising Tide, To the Last Man, The Glorious Cause, Rise to Rebellion, and Gone for Soldiers, as well as Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure—two novels that complete the Civil War trilogy that began with his father’s Pulitzer Prize–winning classic, The Killer Angels. Shaara was born into a family of Italian immigrants in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University. He lives again in Tallahassee.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345464880
Author:
Shaara, Jeff
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Shaara, Jeffrey
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Battlefields
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2/COLOR THROUGHOUT (MAPS,ILLUS and PHOTO
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.00x7.02x.65 in. 1.41 lbs.

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