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1861: The Civil War Awakening free pdf As the United States marks the 150th anniversary of its defining national drama, "1861" presents a gripping and original account of how the Civil War began. The text introduces a heretofore little-known cast of Civil War heroes--among them an acrobatic militia colonel, an explorer's wife, an idealistic band of German immigrants, a regiment of New York City firemen, a community of Virginia slaves, and a young college professor who would one day become president.

About Adam Goodheart

Adam Goodheart is a historian, journalist, and travel writer. His articles have appeared in "National Geographic, Outside, Smithsonian, The Atlantic, "and "The" "New York Times Magazine, " among others, and he is a regular columnist for "The New York Times "s" "acclaimed Civil War blog, "Disunion." He lives in Washington, D.C., and on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where he is the Hodson Trust-Griswold Director of Washington College s C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience."

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Author : Adam Goodheart
Publisher : Knopf Publishing Group
Data Published : 01 April 2011
ISBN : 1400040159
EAN : 9781400040155
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 481 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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