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By James Ford Rhodes

On April 12, 1861, the 1st pictures have been fired in a clash that will develop into the bloodiest struggle to have ever happened on American soil.

it will proceed to rage around the states for an additional 4 years.

during this Pulitzer Prize profitable heritage of that interval James Ford Rhodes absolutely explains its motives, occasions and effects.

From the instant of secession through the southern states via to Lee’s hand over, Rhodes encompasses the whole narrative of the clash during this single-volume history.

Rhodes offers brilliant pics of the most leaders of the battle in addition to their activities, either at the battlefield and within the political discussions happening in Washington and Richmond.

wealthy in scholarship and written in engrossing kind History of the Civil conflict, 1861-1865 is vital analyzing for an individual with an curiosity 19th century American history.

"Well invaluable of the welcome." — American old Review

James Ford Rhodes was once an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. After incomes a fortune within the iron, coal, and metal industries by way of 1885, he retired from enterprise and spent the remainder of his existence writing at the heritage of the United States. His most renowned paintings used to be History of the Civil battle, 1861-1865, which gained a Pulitzer Prize, and was once released in 1917. He died in 1927.

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