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The Civil War: a Narrative - Red River to Appomatox
Vol I of a 3 volume set by Shelby Foote

Audio cassette: unabridged



beautifully written with a narrative style.

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Hallowed Ground
by James McPherson

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McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, and renowned Civil War historian, walks us through the site of the bloodiest battle ever fought by Americans.

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Abraham Lincoln: The Redeemer coverPresident
by Allen C. Guelzo

among the best of the many biographies of Lincoln that have been written

coverThe Civil War Collection
by Bob Zeller

a collection of meticulously detailed facsimiles of documents relating to the Civil War

Eye of the Storm : A Civil War Odyssey
by Robert Knox Sneden

the diaries and sketches of Robert Knox Sneden who fought for the Union in the Civil War



coverSlavery: Opposing Viewpoints
by Stephen Currie

For the student of history, this book shows both sides of the slavery debate

The Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
by James McPherson

this single-volume treatment of the Civil War, recognized as the standard in its field

Pulitzer Prize Winner



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Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe

The classic fictional treatment of slavery - a profoundly influential book on the abolition movement in America. For how this book changed history click here


Stars in Their Courses : The Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863 
by Shelby Foote

a well written and careful account of the 1863 Gettysburg campaign


Gettysburg by Stephen W. Sears

The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War