By Aaron Sheehan-Dean
A spouse to the U.S. Civil War offers a entire historiographical number of essays masking all significant army, political, social, and fiscal facets of the yank Civil warfare (1861-1865).
- Represents the main finished insurance to be had in relation to all elements of the U.S. Civil War
- Features contributions from dozens of specialists in Civil battle scholarship
- Covers significant campaigns and battles, and army and political figures, in addition to non-military points of the clash akin to gender, emancipation, literature, ethnicity, slavery, and memory
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