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Title: Civil War Curiosities: Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences.
Description: Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tennessee, 1994, book club edition.. 281 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1568655274 B&w illustrations. "(Gives) you the unusual persons, attitudes and events you simply won't find in any standard Civil War encyclopedia or dictionary. Where else can you fi nd the fascianting anecdotes, colorful stories and vivid details of battle told by men on the front lines? And see firsthand, the press' outrageous inaccuracy in covering the conflict? Or feel the frustration of Union soldiers who, equipped w i t h s moothbores, marched into battle knowing that rifle-armed Rebs would pick them off like sitting ducks? It's all here, in this unique and invaluable collection of little-known, yet undeniably compelling aspects of America's bloodiest enga g em en t. " Ve ry light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, tiny tear with crease at bottom edge of front panel. Very Good+/Very Good.

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Women, Clergymen, Hostages, Horses, Black Soldiers, Weapons, Officers, Ships, Abolition, Slavery, Antietam, Appotmattox, Atlanta, Atrocities, George Custer, Benjamin Butler, John Wilkes Booth, Charleston, Gettysburg

Price: US$ 10.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 24187

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