Best Little Ironies, Oddities, and Mysteries of the Civil War
Best Little Ironies, Oddities, and Mysteries of the Civil War is a collection of more than 100 stories of unusual and frequently surprising events that took place in connection with the Civil War. Organized by topics into seven sections, the stories include ironies that grew out of incidents that took place prior to the war, the unexpected consequences of events and the early days of the conflict, twists and turns of fate among soldiers, civilians and officers, and postwar happenings.
All of these stories are written from a journalistic history approach that looks for the "feature story" aspects in the war's events, including:
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Fascinating stories, mysteries, oddities and bits of information about this war that swept over the states from 1861-1865. Broken down into 7 main parts with small sections or several stories each ... Read full review