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Love the content, but came from the seller in a damp condition and smelled. Had to air it out and let it dry to get some of the smell out of it. Read morePublished 2 days ago by C. Sprangel
The definitive, detailed account of the entire war, told nearly simultaneously and from both perspectives. This is a classic that any student of the Civil War must read. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Tollyon
A Fine History of the Civil War
Today I just finished reading my 3 volume history of the Civil War. Read more
Reads like a novel. So glad author Shelby Foote devoted a lifetime to this work - all the reasons and circumstances never mentioned in school. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Julie Scott
I'm only a couple hundred pages into volume 1, but this work by Shelby Foote is amazing. The details provided; the depth of Mr. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dennis J. Breunig
This is, in my opinion, the best compendium on the Civil War that has been or will ever be written. No history revision here or politcal agendas from today; just the story of the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by James Bottorff
Shelby Foote has taken what could be an overwhelming amount of dates and facts and woven them into an amazing journey that makes a reader feel like he is at the event. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jim McKern
I am thoroughly enjoying his writing. Shelby Foote had a wonderfully readable style. His narrative of Civil War is thorough without being cumbersome. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Cecil Allen Boatwright
I was recently exchanging e-mails with a history buff friend and the conversation drifted to Civil War histories. Read morePublished 6 months ago by G.V.