Short articles are enhanced with hundreds of finely detailed photos, sketches, prints, and portraits, along with close-up views of weapons, uniforms, flags, documents, and other artifacts. Illustrations are extensively captioned and many have separate labels with pointer lines. Endpaper maps show the Union and Confederacy—states, major cities, battle sites, forts, and territories. Among the headings: The Long Argument, Slave Life, The Election of 1860, The Underground Railroad, Secession, Raising Armies, Women at War, Bull Run, Army Camp Life, Field Artillery, Gettysburg, Northern Life, Confederate Culture, War on the Water, and The Fates of Two Leaders (Lincoln and Davis).
This title is part of the series: EYEWITNESS BOOKS
2015 revised edition
8½" x 11"
5 and up