Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam

Oxford University Press, 2002 - 203 páginas
In this book, prize winning author James M. McPherson tells the story of the battle of Antietam - the turning point of the whole Civil War, and the bloodiest day in American history. In a concise narrative, McPherson takes readers through the events leading up to Antietam, and through the savage fighting of the battle itself. The final chapters will discuss the aftermath of the battle and why it truly was a pivotal moment in American history.

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Review: Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam (Pivotal Moments in American History)

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A concise account of the momentous Civil War battle as well as the smaller conflicts that led up to it. It is clear that either side could have changed the outcome of the war. History is made up of individual decisions. Fascinating. Leer comentario completo

Crossroads of freedom: Antietam

Crítica de los usuarios  - Not Available - Book Verdict

An appropriate selection for the publisher's "Pivotal Moments in American History" series, this pithy monograph by McPherson (history, Princeton; Battle Cry of Freedom) argues that the bloody clash at ... Leer comentario completo

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