The Incredible Civil War
“Entertaining . . . . provides a sweeping view of the war, especially its human side.” – Library Journal
Did you know that U. S. Grant bought a slave just three years before the Civil War began? Or that an enterprising machine-gun salesman sold Abraham Lincoln the first “coffee-mill guns” for use by the Federal army? Or that the first American submarine attack came from the Confederate sub Hunley in 1864? These are just a few of the fascinating stories and revealing anecdotes that emerge from this intriguing and entertaining book-a sure winner for Civil War buffs on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line.
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17 black & white photographs