Why did Abraham Lincoln sneak into Washington for his inauguration? Was the Gettysburg Address written on the back of an envelope?Where did the Underground Railroad run?
Can you answer these questions? If not, you're not alone New York Times-bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes to the rescue, deftly sorting out the players, the politics, the key events -- Emancipation and Reconstruction, Shiloh and Gettysburg, Generals Grant and Lee, Harriet Beecher Stowe -- and providing little-known facts that will enthrall even learned Civil War buffs. Vivid, informative, and hugely entertaining, Don't Know Much About(R) the Civil War is the only book you'll ever need on "the war that never ended."
"Lively and relevant."--"USA Today""A great gift for anyone who wants to get a grip on the Civil War."--"Orlando Sentinel"
Series: Don't Know Much About...(Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 518
Published: 15th March 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0 x 3.38
Weight (kg): 0.41