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Smithsonian"s great battles & battlefields of the Civil War

a definitive field guide based on the award-winning television series by MasterVision

by Jay Wertz

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSmithsonian"s great battles and battlefields of the Civil War, Great battles & battlefields of the Civil War, Great battles and battlefields of the Civil War
      StatementJay Wertz and Edwin C. Bearss ; foreword by James M. McPherson.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsBearss, Edwin C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE641 .W48 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 821 p. :
      Number of Pages821
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL965181M
      ISBN 100688135498
      LC Control Number96001481
      OCLC/WorldCa34151601

      Shop Smithsonian's Great Battles of the Civil War, Vol. 1: [DVD] [] at Best Buy. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up. Price Match Guarantee.   Smithsonian Civil War is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book featuring entries in honor of the th anniversary of the Civil War. From among tens of thousands of Civil War objects in the Smithsonian's collections, curators handpicked items and wrote a unique narrative that begins before the war through the Reconstruction period/5(75).

      Travel with critically acclaimed author and historian Tom Clemens as we examine the Battle of Antietam. We will spend two full days tracing the action of the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. With a toll of approximat casualties, it is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history. One of the best-documented female soldiers is Sarah Edmonds. She was a Union soldier and worked during the Civil War as a nurse. Even though women weren’t legally allowed to fight in the Civil Author: Jess Righthand.

        A Cutting-Edge Second Look at the Battle of Gettysburg New technology has given us the chance to re-examine how the Civil War battle was won and lost.   As any new Civil War documentary must, Smithsonian’s Great Battles of the Civil War, Vol.I-III confronts the challenge of measuring up to Ken Burns’ highly praised PBS series. It does so Author: Terry Catchpole.


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This critically acclaimed television and video series from the National Museum of American History is a sweeping and compelling look at the war’s military, political and social history.

The Civil War is the most written about event in United States history. There are an extraordinary number of books covering all aspects of the war from large overviews like James McPherson's Battle Cry Freedom, Gary Gallagher's books on The Union War and The Confederate War, Allan Nevins 8 volume set on the conflict, and Shelby Foote's three volume set of books on the war.

Smithsonian's Great Battles of the Civil War, Vol. Unfortunately, the occasional dialogue scene intrudes, and here Gettysburg shows its roots as a TV miniseries that was detoured to the big Author: Terry Catchpole. Explore more than thirty Civil War battlefields— from Antietam to Chancellorsville, Gettysburg to Shiloh—including the first five national battlefield parks preserved by veterans in the s.

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The Underappreciated and Forgotten Sites of the Civil War To commemorate the end of the war years ago, here are fascinating locales that remind us of the conflict’s sprawling impactAuthor: Jamie Malanowski. The Civil War and American Art examines how America’s artists represented the impact of the Civil War and its w Homer, Eastman Johnson, Frederic Church, and Sanford Gifford—four of America’s finest artists of the era—anchor the exhibition.

The exhibition follows the conflict from palpable unease on the eve of war, to heady optimism that it would be over .Contents Books About: Drawn from the resources of the Smithsonian Institution and based on the television and videotape series of the same name, an illustrated, authoritative travel and history guide traces and explains every recorded Civil War battle and battlefield.

BOMC History.Battles rated by CWSAC. The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) was established within the United States National Park Service to classify the preservation status of historic battlefield land. Inthe Civil War Sites Advisory Commission (CWSAC) reported to Congress and the ABPP on their extensive analysis of significant battles and battlefields.