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Death and Disease in the Civil War: A Union Surgeon\'s Correspondence from Harpers Ferry to Richmond
"Union surgeon James Dana Benton witnessed firsthand the suffering and death brought about by the ghastly wounds, infections, and diseases that wreaked havoc to both the Union and Confederate armies. A native of New York, Dr. Benton penned a series of letters throughout the war to his family relating his...
Union Soldiers in the American Civil War offers a complete guide for Civil War enthusiasts of all ages to better understand these men.
The Texans from Hood's Texas Brigade and other regiments who fought at the Battle of Antietam described their experiences of the battle in personal diaries, interviews, newspaper articles, letters, and speeches. Their words provide a fascinating and harrowing account of the battle, and, for the first time, their stories are...
By David Fisher
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the amazing and often little known stories behind the battle lines of America's bloodiest war and debunks the myths that surround its greatest figures, including Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, General Robert E. Lee, Frederick Douglass, Stonewall Jackson, John Singleton Mosby, and...
Medicine and public health clearly advanced during the war-and continued to do so after military hostilities ceased.
On the third day of Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee launched a magnificent attack. For pure pageantry it was unsurpassed, and it also marked the centerpiece of the war, both time-wise and in terms of how the conflict had turned a corner-from persistent Confederate hopes to impending Rebel despair.