From Publishers Weekly
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The best one-volume history of the Civil War...hands down, bar none. I've heard that an average of a book a day has been published about the Civil War since the day the war ended. Read morePublished 1 day ago by B. Tate "Federal Guy"
The best & most definitive accounting of The civil War for real Civil War buffs to novices. The author present the info in an easy to read and very fascinating prose and if you are... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Ed Spinelli
This is a very good one-volume history of the Civil War. It is much more than a military history, an endless litany of battles and military campaigns and strategy. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Fezziwig
James McPherson is the master of historical writing. I am constantly amazed by the incredible attention to detail and skill with which he writes. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Veritas
I liked the book well written sort of long but very goodPublished 25 days ago by Stephen E. Malmquist
Wow....what I didn't know about the Civil War. Outstanding book. Well written, insightful, comprehensive....very easy to read. One of my favorite history books.Published 1 month ago by Airplane Driver
Very good, but ends too abruptly. It needed another 50 pages or so to cover the last months of the Civil War & Lincoln's assassination.Published 1 month ago by Luz Shepherd
I have read many very good books about the Civil War mostly about the numerous historic battles but McPherson's book not only describes many of the battles but goes into great... Read morePublished 1 month ago by alvin hillegass