By James M. Volo,Dorothy Denneen Volo
The usa Civil battle touched the lives of each American North and South at the moment. This informative ebook makes large use of journals, newspapers, and diaries to compile the adventure of the soldier, civilian, and slave in a single quantity. The reports of Billy Yank and Johnny Reb are contrasted with actions at the homefront to deliver this turbulent period alive for college students, academics and Civil battle buffs.
This attractive heritage additionally presents fascinating information similar to: what the slaves' and the freed black males and women's lives have been like; how the warriors bought their foodstuff; how recipes have been replaced to house meals shortages; the preferred books and magazines of the time; and the way garments and type have been suffering from the conflict. the guidelines and beliefs which caused the quandary are mentioned and interval writings are incorporated to supply nice perception into the attitude of the time. This quantity is improved by means of interval pictures, lithographs and unique artwork, a lot of which hasn't ever ahead of seemed in print.
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Daily Life in Civil War America by James M. Volo,Dorothy Denneen Volo