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Freedom Rising is a good historical telling of what our nation capital was like going through the nations trial by fire, the Civil War.Published 15 months ago by Larry L, Rubendall
I found more civil war history and less Washington detail. I was hoping to find a lot more detail about Washington and its times, with all its grimy geography and scummy... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Bernard Lavallee
I love visiting Washington DC and enjoy studying the Civil War period so this book brings the history of the city alive.Published 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
War time Washington: Sharpsters, con men, spies, heroes, winners, losers. Some in uniform, some not. Read morePublished on April 26, 2008 by Michael E. Fitzgerald
This is a well written book. It is comprehensive yet not overwelming with detail. I am confused though how a journalist with Mr. Read morePublished on July 25, 2007 by David W. Urban
I work in Washington, D.C, specifically in the US Capitol, and I felt that while this work lacks significant historical interpretation (as some reviewers point out) we should... Read morePublished on December 11, 2006 by MGMcd
This book is not what I thought it would be (or possibly wanted it to be). To be certain, it is a fine story of the Civil War written from the perspective of Washington. Read morePublished on July 27, 2006 by The Dougster
After reading Furgurson's book about Washington in the Civil War I can't help but think that this book wasn't properly titled. Read morePublished on February 17, 2006 by Todd E. Newman
Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War is an excellent book which recounts the events of the Civil War as they revolve around Washington, D.C. Read morePublished on December 23, 2005 by Crack Reviewer