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It Happened in the Civil War (It Happened In Series) Paperback – March 1, 2002

ISBN-13: 978-0762711659 ISBN-10: 0762711655 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Series: It Happened In Series
  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: TwoDot; 1st edition (March 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0762711655
  • ISBN-13: 978-0762711659
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,790,668 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

Many of the events from the Civil War are well known - the Battle of Gettysburg, the death of "Stonewall" Jackson, Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. But do you know the whole story?It Happened in the Civil War provides inside information on these events as well as lesser-known happenings. Do you know the story behind the Hunley, the first submarine to destroy a surface ship in warfare? Or the daring prison escape of John Hunt Morgan? Or the story behind Lincoln's favorite song? You'll find out as author Michael R. Bradley takes you behind the scenes of the Civil War.Along the way you'll read about rebel soldiers forced to make gunpowder from urine, the execution of an innocent man who volunteered to take the place of his brother, America's bizarre first "air force," and the efforts of one nurse determined to find out what happened to sixty-two thousand Union soldiers missing in action.In an easy-to-read style that is entertaining as well as informative, It Happened in the Civil War presents some of the most captivating moments from the Civil War. (6 x 9, 144 pages)

About the Author

Professor Michael R. Bradley lives in Tullahoma, Tennessee, on the former picket line of a Civil War fort. In addition to authoring five other books on the Civil War and many articles and papers, he is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Southern Historical Association, American Association of University Professors, and the Society for Military History.

More About the Author

Michael R. Bradley earned a Ph.D. in History from Vanderbilt University in 1970. He taught at Motlow College, near Tullahoma, Tennessee, for 36 years prior to his retirement in 2006. He continues to write and speak to groups interested in history.

Dr. Bradley is the author of several books dealing with the Civil War. The latest of these is They Rode With Forrest published by Pelican Press in 2012.

"Murfreesboro in the Civil War" was released by The History Press in March 2012. This book is a history of the experiences of the citizens, black and white, Unionist and Confederate, who lived in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, as the town changed hands several times between the opposing forces. Also published by The History Press is Forrest's Fighting Preacher: David C. Kelley of Tennessee.

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By Michael Patrick Boyd on July 26, 2013
Format: Paperback
It Happened In the Civil War by Michael R. Bradley is 139 pages and was copyrighted in 2002. The book that I own in the first edition\fourth printing. This book contain thirty interesting facts about the Civil War and a Potpourri of Civil War facts. Stories included in this book are the first submarine built, a prison escape, Stonewall Jackson's horse, ex Confederates movie to Brazil, Abraham Lincoln's favorite song and much more. This book is great if you just want to know some interesting facts. It Happened In the Civil War gets an AAA+++.
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By Amazon Customer on May 12, 2011
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Great little book of short human interest stories about things that happened during the Civil War. Would recommend it to others.
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