The Civil War Society's Encyclopedia of the Civil War

The Civil War Society's Encyclopedia of the Civil War

Book - 1997
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How many Union troops died in the siege of Atlanta? Who were the Zouaves and what was their unique contribution to the Civil War? What was the bizarre legend of John Clem? Civil War buffs can read about these and over 250 alphabetically arranged topics in this comprehensive and concise reference guide from the Civil War Society. Rich in anecdotal detail, each entry provides a dramatic new perspective on the powers, politics, and personalities of the era, highlighting details often ignored by other Civil War books. Over 150 rare black-and-white photos and 68 illustrations add keen insights into the bloodiest and most devastating of American wars.
Publisher: New York : Wings Books, 1997.
ISBN: 9780517149836
Branch Call Number: 973.703 Civ 3701 1
Characteristics: viii, 417 pages : illustrations, map.
Additional Contributors: Civil War Society
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia of the Civil War


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