By Thomas Barthel
Whereas Abner Doubleday is remembered essentially for his "invention" of baseball, this biography specializes in his accountability to his country. Following Doubleday's formative years in Auburn, big apple, to his days as a cadet at West aspect, the general's involvement within the American Civil struggle, and his public provider afterwards, he's portrayed right here as a guy who took unpopular stands yet used to be guided through an organization imaginative and prescient of justice.
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