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For years, I had looked at those volumes on book store shelves, and promised myself that I would read it.
That said, these volumes do an outstanding job of recounting both the macro military/political issues and the anecdotes and detail which make history come alive.
Shelby Foote's books are a great and rare resource for Civil War history buffs and I highly recommend this book set.
If you want to understand the detail of the Civil War....this is the book. It is very well written as a narrative which makes it easy to read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by philippe e harding
The only other writer who can make words on paper come alive with sound and odor is
Bruce Catton. Foote is a master. Read more
My friend in Ireland asked for more information on the Civil War after seeing the movie, "Lincoln. Read morePublished 1 month ago by lola
This is the Civil War, in all it's blundering, heroic, cowardly, bloody, grasping and principled grandeur. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ferdia
I did not order this and have a three volume boxed set of this series. It certainly is one of the best Civil War book I have read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Montague
I was able to purchase this 3 volume set for my husband, who is a Civil War buff. He told me these books are written in such a manner that the reader feels he is part of the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joann C. Supulski
Three volumes totaling nearing 3,000 pages that cannot be put down. It reads like novel but is a history we all need to know. What an amazing effort by Foote!Published 5 months ago by Warren Dennis