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Facts about the Civil War

by United States. Civil War Centennial Commission

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Published by Civil War Centennial Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miscellanea,
  • Centennial celebrations,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25358344M

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      No Civil War reading list is complete without James McPherson’s seminal work. In its pages, you’ll find a full-bodied history of the Civil War, recounting the key events that led to the historic conflict and the political and military strategies, as well as notable figures and memorable battles that defined the war. American Civil War Interesting Facts. Engineers of the 8th New York State Militia in front of a tent from the National Archives. History >> Civil War. The Union Army of 2,, soldiers was nearly twice the size of the Confederate Army of 1,, It was the deadliest war in American history. There were around , soldiers killed in.


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