Eyewitness to the Civil War
National Geographic Society, 416 pages

Concept
Eyewitness to the Civil War captures the emotional history of this tragic era through the eyes and words of those who were there. Eyewitness accounts, letters, and Civil War diary entries provide an in-depth view of what life was like for soldiers and civilians. Photo essays and sidebars focus on the war’s great themes: slavery, arms and equipment, soldier life, cavalry, medical care, Civil War music, artillery, and Lincoln’s assassination. Click to Read Text

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