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The Civil War, a Narrative : Fort Sumter to Kernstown

Author: Shelby Foote
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1974, c[1958] ©1958
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox. Here, for a certainty, is one of the great historical narratives of our century, a unique and brilliant achievement, one that must be firmly placed in the ranks of the masters. Anyone who wants to relive the Civil War will go through this volume with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foote, Shelby, 1916-2005.
Civil War, a narrative.
New York, Random House [1958-74]
(OCoLC)608227222
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelby Foote
ISBN: 0394419480 9780394419480 0307290433 9780307290434 0394465121 9780394465128 9780394495170 0394495179 9780394419510 0394419510
OCLC Number: 300064
Notes: Originally published as The Civil War: A Narrative - Fort Sumter to Perryville.
Description: 3 volumes : maps ; 26 cm
Contents: [1] Fort Sumter to Perryville --
[2] Fredericksburg to Meridian --
[3] Red River to Appomattox.
Responsibility: Shelby Foote.

Abstract:

Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox. Here, for a certainty, is one of the great historical narratives of our century, a unique and brilliant achievement, one that must be firmly placed in the ranks of the masters. Anyone who wants to relive the Civil War will go through this volume with pleasure. Years from now, Foote's monumental narrative most likely will continue to be read and remembered as a classic of its kind.
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