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1863: The Rebirth of a Nation

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American history has never seen a more tumultuous or more significant year than 1863. During this crucial time the tide of the Civil War turned inexorably from the Confederacy to the Union, with momentous consequences that are still being felt today. It was a year of upheaval unparalleled in our national experience: twelve months of searing brutality and ennobling sacrific ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published October 3rd 2000 by Bantam (first published April 6th 1999)
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I picked this up because I couldn't find anything in the new fiction/non-fiction that appealed to me. That being said, it was really engaging and well written. The focus on the east was on G-burg, which if you review my list I spent a lot of time on last year. But, it had really fresh information about the Western battles and incorporated some wonderful historical factoids that make me more prepared for Jeopardy.
David Kessler
Explains why the North won the war in 1863. A dramatic conclusion to a terrible war.
Want to know bout the American civil war? This is the book for you.
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An incredible read. Really great
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