Publisher description for Civil War 101 : everything you ever wanted to know about the North, the South, the leaders, the battles, and the history / Donald Cartmell.
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Whether you refer to it as the Late Unpleasantness, The War for Southern Freedom, or any of the other names that Civil War 101 lists for it, this mid-nineteenth -century conflict has spawned all manner of myth and facts you didn't learn in high school. With tantalizing trivia like "Nine Drinking Stories Involving General Ulysses S. Grant," "Five Famous Female Spies," and "Eleven Medical Complaints of Stonewall Jackson," plus historic photos and engravings, even the most diehard Civil War buff—from academic historian to modern-day reenactor—is sure to pick up some fresh new details about this terrible war.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Miscellanea