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The Civil War: a Narrative - Red River to Appomatox
Vol I of a 3 volume set by Shelby Foote

Audio cassette: unabridged

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beautifully written with a narrative style.

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Hallowed Ground
by James McPherson

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McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, and renowned Civil War historian, walks us through the site of the bloodiest battle ever fought by Americans.

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Abraham Lincoln: The Redeemer coverPresident
by Allen C. Guelzo

among the best of the many biographies of Lincoln that have been written

coverThe Civil War Collection
by Bob Zeller

a collection of meticulously detailed facsimiles of documents relating to the Civil War

Eye of the Storm : A Civil War Odyssey
by Robert Knox Sneden

the diaries and sketches of Robert Knox Sneden who fought for the Union in the Civil War

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coverSlavery: Opposing Viewpoints
by Stephen Currie

For the student of history, this book shows both sides of the slavery debate

The Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
by James McPherson

this single-volume treatment of the Civil War, recognized as the standard in its field

Pulitzer Prize Winner

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Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe

The classic fictional treatment of slavery - a profoundly influential book on the abolition movement in America. For how this book changed history click here

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Stars in Their Courses : The Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863 
by Shelby Foote

a well written and careful account of the 1863 Gettysburg campaign

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Gettysburg by Stephen W. Sears

The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War