A People at War Civilians and Soldiers in America's Civil War, 1854-1877

Author(s): 
Nelson, Scott Reynolds
Author(s): 
Sherrif, Carol
ISBN: 
9780195146547
Date published: 
April 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£14.99

Claiming more than 600,000 lives, the American Civil War had a devastating impact on countless numbers of common soldiers and civilians, even as it brought freedom to millions. This book shows how average Americans coped with despair as well as hope during this vast upheaval.