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The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War
With striking visuals from the Library of Congress' unparalleled archive, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ILLUSTRATED TIMELINE OF THE CIVIL WAR is an authoritative and engaging narrative of the domestic conflict that determined the course of American history. A detailed chronological timeline of the war captures the harrowing intensity of 19th-century warfare in first-hand account...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published October 24th 2011 by Little, Brown and Company
(first published January 1st 2011)
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This is an excellent overview of the Civil War. I picked up the book because I saw it displayed in the new book section of the library. (Well done librarians!) While I would have appreciated even more visuals, this book placed the major (and many of the minor) events of the events of the American Civil War in chronological order. This book helps the reader realize that life did not stop during the Civil War, that people continued living albeit living lives significantly altered due to this horri...more
A senior writer-editor in the Publishing Office of the Library of Congress, Margaret E. Wagner is the coauthor and coeditor of The Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference and The Library of Congress World War II Desk Reference and author of The American Civil War: 365 Days, World War II: 365 Days, and Maxfield Parrish and the Illustrators of the Golden Age.More about Margaret E. Wagner...