Publisher description for The Civil War / Bruce Catton ; with an introduction by James M. McPherson.
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Infinitely readable and absorbing, Bruce Catton"s The Civil War is one of the best-selling, most widely read general histories of the war available in a single volume. Newly introduced by the critically acclaimed Civil War historian James M. McPherson, The Civil War vividly traces one of the most moving chapters in American history, from the early division between the North and the South to the final surrender of Confederate troops. Catton's account of battles is carefully interwoven with details about the political activities of the Union and Confederate armies and diplomatic efforts overseas. This new edition of The Civil War is a must-have for anyone interested in the war that divided America.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.