The Civil War: Special Commemorative Issue from The Atlantic
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The Civil War: Special Commemorative Issue from The Atlantic

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Marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, The Atlantic’s special commemorative edition, featuring an introduction by President Barack Obama, showcases some of the most iconic stories from the magazine’s archives—with contributions from some of America’s most important writers, including Mark Twain, Henry James, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Haw...more
Kindle Edition, Commemorative, 148 pages
Published December 5th 2011 by The Atlantic (first published 2011)
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Mr. Kovach
This is a very interesting collection of famous Civil War-era writers writing about America during this most tumultuous time in our country's history (bar none). All of these writings, which commented and philosophized on the amazing events of the day, appeared in the literary magazine The Atlantic before, during, and after the war (1861 to 1865). The authors include Mark Twain, Henry James, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne and others (they're listed on the cover, w...more
Karen
While I've just begun reading this book, (more like a magazine), I'm completely impressed! The book is made up of a series of manuscripts and writings from authors of the Civil War period. If you are a Civil War buff, or even someone who just enjoys history, perhaps you'll enjoy reading this superb collection of works. Interestingly enough, many of these pieces were originally published by The Atlantic Magazine during the Civil War period.
If you enjoy Civil War and short non fiction stories, th...more
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