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This book has incredible detail full of photos, facts, maps, biographical insights and tremendous depth of the civil war, beginning with the factors leading up to the nation's most difficult conflict in 1820 to the opening shots at Fort Sumter to Antietam, the bloodiest day of the war, Gettysburg, the wars turning point to wars end in 1865 and beyond.
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Many books may go into greater detail on specifics of the war, individual battles, prominent military leaders, etc., but few books can match the sheer volume of information. Written without bias Mr. Jordan gives both sides to the battles and allows the reader to judge the reasons for the war for themselves. For Civil War buffs or those just getting to know the War Between the States, this is a great resource for knowledge on the subject.

The review of this Book prepared by David Fletcher



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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   19th century History of military?    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Nationality?    -   American--General Specific war?    -   Civil War (US)

Subjects of this Historical Account

Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Neutral Intelligence of subject of history:    -   Smart

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Texas    -   Deep South

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   9 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   3 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Book makes you feel...    -   in awe How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses on brief history of a lot of players Minor characters feature lots of:    -   military Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A lot Maps necessary?    -   Necessary maps provided Length of book    -   201-250 pages How much emphasis on small details?    -   9 ()

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