A Concise History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

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The Civil War: A Concise Military History of the War Between the States, Author: Maurice Matloff. The American Civil War caused upheaval and massive private bereavement, but the years also defined a great nation. This book provides a concise introduction to events from the secession to the end of the war.

It focuses on # the military progress of the war # Union and Confederate politicsCited by: 1. In the preface to this one-volume "History of the Civil War " he states that this is not an "abridgement" of his prior work, but rather was a "fresh" study.

Originally published by "The MacMillan Company" inthis new A Concise History of the Civil War was awarded the 2nd Pulitzer Prize for History in /5(). Get this from a library.

The Civil War: a concise military history of the War between the States, [Maurice Matloff; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.] -- Discusses the military events of the Civil War, with each major battle covered in chronological order.

A concise naval history of the American Civil WarShipwreckology blog The book is, quite simply, a superb synthesis [It is] eloquently written in a spare, direct style with clear and moving descriptions that bring both individuals and events to lifeInternational Journal of Maritime HistoryCited by: 5.

Get this from a library. The Civil War: a concise military history of the War between the States, [Maurice Matloff; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.] -- "Prepared by the Office of the Chief of Military History under the general editorship of Maurice Matloff, the Civil War is a factual, balanced account of five years of fratricide.

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Masur's The Civil War: A Concise History offers a masterful and eminently readable overview of the war's multiple causes and catastrophic effects.

Masur begins by examining the complex origins of the war, focusing on the pulsating tensions over states rights and slavery. Title A concise history of the war. Contributor Names Bishop, John Soast, [from old catalog] Created / Published.

The Civil War was also a significant event in world history because the North’s victory proved that democracy worked. When war broke out inmany monarchs in Europe had believed smugly that the United States was on the brink of collapse.

Democracy, they argued, was too volatile, too messy, and too fragile to be of any practical use. Image 33 of A concise history of the war. HISTORY OF THE WAR.

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Louis P. Masur's The Civil War: A Concise History is a masterful and eminently readable overview of the war's multiple causes and catastrophic effects.

Masur begins by examining the complex origins of the war, focusing on the pulsating tensions over states rights and slavery/5(37). Beginning with the Confederate capture of Fort Sumter in April and concluding with the capitulation of Petersburg, Virginia, after an eight-month long siege to Union forces in Aprilthis book offers accessible and concise accounts of all the decisive battles of the American Civil War.5/5(1).

Get this from a library. The Civil War: a concise history. [Louis P Masur] -- A year-by-year chronicle of the Civil War, highlighting major political, social, and military events, and looking at the causes and consequences of the conflict.

Louis P. Masur is Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University. His many books include Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion (OUP, ), Lincoln's Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union, and "the real war will never get in the books": Selections from Writers during the Civil War Brand: Oxford University Press.

Title from cover. Issued to accompany Formby, John. The American Civil War, a concise history of its causes, progress, and results (London, John Murray, ). Listed in C.E. Le Gear's A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress (Washington, Library of Congress, ), v. 7, no. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 65 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a.

History of the Civil War, – annottated by James Ford Rhodes. Includes Maps. James Ford Rhodes ( –), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. After earning a fortune in the iron, coal, and steel industries /5(3).

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Get this from a library. A concise encyclopedia of the Civil War. [Henry E Simmons;] -- Henry E. Simmons' book provides both the student and general reader with a new approach to an old problem namely, the need for a basic one-volume guide to all the important events in the Civil War.

Other new books also taking on the entire period include Louis P. Masur's "The Civil War: A Concise History" (Oxford University Press), "This Great Struggle: America's Civil War" by Steven E. Get this from a library. A concise encyclopedia of the Civil War.

[Henry E Simmons;] -- From John Brown's Raid at Harper's Ferry to the final surrender at appomattox Courthouse, A Concise Encyclopedia of the Civil War is a comprehensive guide to the issues, events, figures, and military.

The American Civil War caused upheaval and massive private bereavement, but the years also defined a great nation. This book provides a concise introduction to events from the secession to the end of the war/5.

The Civil war may be mainly remembered for its infamous land battles, such as Gettsyburg, Manassas, and Shiloh, but its naval engagements announced a new kind of naval warfare, with the first-time use of ironclads, submarines, and torpedoes, and the introduction of newer and more powerful naval artillery/5.

Editor's Notes. Janu Like any good war history book, the Civil War books on this list take a deep dive not only into the untold horrors of warfare, but also the perspectives, personalities, and motivations behind it, as well as the wanted to include a variety of volumes to appeal to many different tastes.

Those who appreciate a solid overview will find much to. THE HARD HAND OF WAR: Union Military Policy Toward Southern CiviliansRichard F. Miller. HARVARD'S CIVIL WAR: A History of the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Reid Mitchell.

THE VACANT CHAIR: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home, J. Tracy Power.

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History of the Civil War, - Ebook written by James Ford Rhodes. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read History of the Civil War, /5(4).

Tracing the origins and history of Missouri Confederate units that served during the Civil War is nearly as difficult as comprehending the diverse politics that produced them. Deeply torn by the issues that caused the conflict, some Missourians chose sides enthusiastically, others reluctantly, while a number had to choose out of sheer necessity, for fence straddling held no sway in the state.

The American Civil War caused upheaval and massive private bereavement, but the years also defined a great nation. This book provides a concise introduction to 4/5(1). Ideal for use in U.S. Civil War History, Civil War and Reconstruction, and Southern History courses, this volume offers both novice and more experienced students new perspectives on the most significant events and circumstances of the era."--BOOK JACKET Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and indexPages:   History Of The Civil War This landmark study of the most traumatic era in American history won a Pulitzer Prize in for its concise, clear-minded survey of the Civil War from political and economic : Penguin Publishing Group.

Wall Street Journal Gift Guide[James Mcpherson Is] the Dean of Civil War Historians Publishers Weekly, A Concise Naval History of the American Civil WarShipwreckology Blog, [McPherson] successfully demonstrates the navy's importance to the Union victory in ".

Her research interests focus on the post-Civil War era and include electoral politics, environmental history, and the history of women and gender roles. She is the author of Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era and New Spirits: Americans in the "Gilded Age," Price: $  History of the Civil War, – annottated by James Ford Rhodes.

Includes Maps. James Ford Rhodes ( –), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. After earning a fortune in the iron, coal, and steel industries byhe retired from : James Ford Rhodes.