About the BookExamines aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath.
Book SynopsisPacked with stunning photography, Eyewitness American Civil War explores the war that turned the nation against itself. Become an eyewitness to one of the most important times in US history, in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the American Civil War. Children will be mesmerized by the key events of the conflict, from brutal battles to legendary commanders. This unique, beautifully illustrated guide reveals the conflict between the North and South, of more than 50 battles, and shows both sides of the conflict in equal light. Using striking full-color photographs of paintings, artifacts and illustrations of battles, discover how tensions about slavery exploded into a war that lasted four years. Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on the American Civil War, you can expect to find: - A fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature.
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