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Very compelling story - my only issue is the atrocious editing errors - "Marseilles" for the "Marseillaise" or "chidden" for "children"... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mr D
At half way through the book, and well before, I realized that author Bruce Chadwick had either mistitled the book. Read morePublished 9 months ago by unemployed nmartist
Places the activities of these men in a prospective not usually found -- in what he demonstrates as a very important year events moved the country toward war.Published 13 months ago by greyound
Who'd a thunk that a book based on USA politics in 1858 would be a good read? I did and was mostly right. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is another book on my "to do" list. I don't have enough data on that period of time so it will certainly be enlightening and enriching for me. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sis Elizabeth A. Mcfadden
Interesting but a bit tedious in places. Some background info not needed to cover subject. Would borrow from library and not buyPublished 22 months ago by Harry Freind
Four stars for a fairly well thought out book by a detail oriented researcher. With around 747 citations,and hundreds of clearly defined insights--and some speculation-- B.C. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
I've been interested in the Civil War since the first time I visited Gettsburg back in the 60's. Chadwick told a great story of the year leading up to this national catastrophe. Read morePublished on December 25, 2013 by rglongr
I love all books civil war and Lincoln ...cant get enough! Great read if your into civil war ...Couldnt put this one down!Published on October 28, 2013 by Julie Lemieux