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The Guns of August
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The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
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A Changing Wind by Wendy Hamand Venet
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The beginning & ending points of this book are a historical cemetery in Atlanta where many notable citizens were buried, along with a separate section where African-Americans were buried. This book traces the history of Atlanta from its pre-war d ...more
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A Changing Wind by Wendy Hamand Venet
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Berry Benson's Civil War Book by Berry Benson
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Berry Benson served in the 1st South Carolina Regiment, Maxcy Gregg's Brigade throughout the Civil War. He moved to Augusta Georgia after the war and became quite prominent. He rose to the rank of Sergeant and often served as both a scout and a sharp ...more
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The Fall of the House of Dixie by Bruce Levine
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A social history of slavery in the U.S. before, during & after the Civil War. The author quotes numerous people throughout the book, slave owners, southerners who didn't own slaves, northerners, free blacks & slaves. The same people are quote ...more
Fierce Patriot by Robert L. O'Connell
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The Fall of the House of Dixie by Bruce Levine
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Fierce Patriot by Robert L. O'Connell
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This biography is split into 3 sections: the development of Sherman as a strategist (the majority of the book); the evolution of Sherman's Army of the West (Army of the Tennessee, Army of the Cumberland, Army of the Ohio) into an adaptive force that ...more
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Fierce Patriot by Robert L. O'Connell
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The Final Days by Bob Woodward
The Final Days
by Bob Woodward
read in September, 2014
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A disturbing portrait of Nixon as the Watergate scandal fatally damaged his presidency. At times the inside stories in the White House, Congress, special prosecutor's office & the courts are engrossing. At times you may get frustrated as things k ...more
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