The Civil warfare as you may have by no means skilled it prior to, via unique, first-hand reportage of The ny Times, the country's newspaper of record. to be had for the 1st time in a different book/DVD package
The long island Times, proven in 1851, was once one of many few newspapers with correspondents at the entrance traces in the course of the Civil struggle. The entire Civil War collects each article written concerning the warfare from 1861 to 1865, plus decide on items earlier than and after the struggle and is full of the motion, politics, and private tales of this huge occasion. From the 1st shot fired at fortress Sumter to the give up at Appomattox, and from the conflict of Antietam to the conflict of Atlanta, in addition to articles on slavery, states rights, the function of ladies, and profiles of famous heroes comparable to Ulysses S. provide and Robert E. Lee, the period comes alive via those day-by-day first-hand accounts.
? greater than six hundred of the main the most important and fascinating articles within the book?typeset and designed for simple reading
? statement by means of Editors and Civil warfare students Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds
? greater than 104,000 extra articles at the DVD-ROM? each article the Times released through the war.
? an in depth chronology highlights articles and occasions of curiosity that may be stumbled on at the disk.
Strikingly designed and illustrated with enormous quantities of maps, ancient images, and engravings, this booklet is a treasure for Civil struggle and heritage buffs everywhere.
"This is an engaging and riveting examine crucial occasion in American historical past as obvious in the course of the eyes of an establishment that was once rising because the most vital newspaper in American background. In those pages, the Civil battle turns out new and clean, unfolding day after frightened day, because the destiny of the republic hangs within the balance." Ken Burns
"Serious historians and informal readers alike will locate this striking selection of six hundred articles and editorials in regards to the Civil struggle released within the manhattan instances ahead of and through the conflict of significant worth and interest...enough to maintain the main assiduous scholar busy for the subsequent 4 years of the war's sesquicentennial observations." James McPherson
"This interesting paintings catapults readers again in time, permitting us to pass though the Civil battle as day-by-day readers of The long island Times, caring in regards to the end result of battles, pondering approximately our generals, debating what to do approximately slavery, listening to the phrases that Lincoln spoke, feeling obsessed with our politics. Symonds and Holzer have came upon an creative new approach to event the main dramatic occasion in our nation's history."
Doris Kearns Goodwin
"Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds have integrated not just each pertinent article from the pages of the days, yet superior and illuminated them with editorial observation that provides context and point of view, making the articles extra informative and priceless right here than they have been within the unique issues. Nowhere else can readers of this day get such an realizing of ways readers of 1861-1865 realized of and understood their war." William C Davis
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