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Witness to the Civil War: First-Hand Accounts from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

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For four bloody years, the Civil War ravaged America. Those at home could only imagine the sights and events overtaking their husbands and sons, fathers and brothers who were under arms.

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper was a primary source of information during those dark days. The reporters and artists who traveled with the armies were eyewitnesses to events, great an
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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Smithsonian
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Erwin
Frank Leslie published a newspaper during the mid to late 19th century that was known for its illustrations along with its stories. During the Civil War Leslie's newspaper was a staple for people to both read and see what was going on in the midst of the battles. Famous artists as well as the newspapers staff artists were on the scene recording what they witnessed.

This edition published by Collins in 2006 was taken from the original work from 1895 called "Frank Leslie's Illustrated History Of T
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Jan 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Casual readers of the Civil War.
This book is a compilation of Frank Leslies prints used by the newspapers of the day. This was A.P.
of the era. Must have for any Civil War library.
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