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The Civil War quiz book

2,000 questions and answers to test your knowledge of America"s most divisive conflict

by Blake A. Magner

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Taylor Trade Pub. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBlake A. Magner.
    GenreMiscellanea
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468 .M14 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24069273M
    ISBN 109781589795174
    LC Control Number2010005580
    OCLC/WorldCa471813424

    So with this in mind, it is the author's view that it is misguided to generally ascribe responsibility for Victorian-era failures and disasters to an alleged sorry state of the British Army as a whole. In his words: Credit: Belknap Press 1. Blight's book, published inexplores how the past is connected to the present by looking at the ways in which Americans have remembered the Civil War. The publisher repeated this for its reprint run, but this time as gray, embossed hardcover slipcases, able to hold two volumes.

    One of my wisest professors once said that books don't belong to their authors -- they belong to their readers. Derek Newman was exceptional with his delivery and kept it interesting. Read on their own, these books do not offer much substance that can help inform a deeper understanding. While a book of pictures cannot provide as much knowledge as a book of text, it can at times provide more context.

    From the very start of this book, the reader follows these men as they lead their armies to victory in both theaters of the war, east and west. Left: Workers remove monuments to Robert E. He leaves her behind along with her slaves. The section also serves as a useful case study of the British Army's review and procurement process when it came to new technologies. While not wholly satisfactory in nature, Somerville's answer to the important question of why British forces were seemingly so unprepared for the Boer conflicts if they had indeed learned a great deal from earlier conflicts is a compelling one. Nonetheless, this is a great book, an epic book -- herculean in size and scope.


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The Civil War quiz book by Blake A. Magner Download PDF Ebook

Though British engineers were generally unimpressed with American fortification designs, supporting defensive measures, particularly wire entanglements, became particular points of interest. Why were slaves so important? All of the following were Northern strengths going into the war except Superior military commanders A stable and internationally recognized government A larger population and army An industrial economy Even though, as mentioned above, the British singled out the Charleston Campaign for special attention, they The Civil War quiz book book failed to apply their observations to improving their own formal forms of land and naval cooperation the author cites Alexandria in The Civil War quiz book book Gallipoli in as primary examples of poor interservice coordination.

In the broadly approached final chapter, the author demonstrates how British study of Civil War uses of railroads and telegraphy reinforced their own views on the current and future values of those modern advancements in movement and communications.

Unfortunately, it's much easier to give someone the wrong book than the right one. The tactical and strategic evolution of cavalry is another source of alleged British failure to heed the lessons of the Civil War. The Civil War, in other words, was no simple episode in our nation's history, despite all our efforts to see it only as blue versus gray, brother against brother.

These slipcases are relatively rare. This is a sobering book; but it is also brilliant and profound. One sentence offers a prime example: "The rain fell and the river rose. Books filled with photographs are yet another category that merits mention.

LaFantasie December 27, AM UTC If, like me, you received a necktie with reindeer on it from Santa instead of a good Civil War book under the Christmas tree, then you might try selecting one for yourself from my own list of the top 12 Civil War books, which I offer here in the spirit of the season and, even more appropriately, as the th anniversary of the war is about to begin.

His order of a naval blockade of the South His increase of the size of the U. What's more, I've stuck to only nonfiction titles, so fans of Margaret Mitchell's " Gone With the Wind " or Michael Shaara's " The Killer Angels " both winners of the Pulitzer Prize will be disappointed to see these novels missing from my list.

In some cases, I've read these books more than once. If so, I can promise you'll be edified by every one of them, even if they do not end up on your own personal list of favorite Civil War books.

Question: In what year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated? For those who aren't familiar with his works, which are plentiful, he was probably the 20th century's foremost American writer of narrative histories, most of which were about the Civil War.

Published in"A Stillness at Appomattox" details the experiences of the Army of the Potomac during the final year of the war, but it is much more than a retelling of an often told tale.

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