Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields

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, America’s 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 war’s 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 Shaara’s Civil War Battlefields is the ideal guide for casual tourists and Civil War enthusiasts alike.

Baker & Taylor
Complemented by maps and photographs, a comprehensive overview of America's hallowed Civil War battlefields offers detailed descriptions of the landmarks, attractions, history, and more of such locales as Gettysburg, Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Cold Harbor, and Chickamauga, among others. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780345464880
0345464885
Branch Call Number: 973.73 Shaara 2006
Characteristics: xii, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Civil War battlefields

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Jun 15, 2017

Great book if you are planning to visit a battlefield and want to get some familiarity with the battle and things to see before going. The write ups are sufficient for all but the most ardent civil war buffs and the things Shaara points out to do and places to go are very helpful.

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