The Leaders (Civil War Journal) (v. 1)

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The Leaders (Civil War Journal) (v. 1)

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Developed from the television program Civil War Journal, these accounts of the Civil War focus on personal letters, diaries, and newspaper reports to bring seldom-told stories to life

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Developed from the popular History Channel series, Civil War Journal: The Leaders features eighteen readable biographies of men who led their fellow citizens during the conflict, both on and off the battlefield. Many were generals or soldiers, while others fought slavery, created entire industries, wrote impassioned speeches and articles, and enacted legislation. This readable volume features hundreds of period photographs, letters, sketches, engravings, and maps to illuminate the text, along with the insights of leading contemporary scholars.
Read about the lives and influential actions of:
? John Brown
? Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
? Jefferson Davis
? Fredrick Douglass
? Nathan Bedford Forrest
? Ulysses S. Grant
? Winfield Scott Hancock
? Stonewall Jackson
? Robert E. Lee
? James Longstreet
? George B. McClellan
? John S. Mosby
? Philip Sheridan
? William Tecumseh Sherman
? Daniel E. Sickles
? Jeb Stuart
...and more!

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William Davis writes prolifically on the Civil War and has been an editor of American History Illustrated and Civil War Times Illustrated. He was a consultant on The Blue and the Gray television miniseries and the historical consultant on The History Channel's Civil War Journal. His many writings include biographies of Jefferson Davis and John C. Breckinridge, The Battle of New Market, Duel between the First Ironclads, Battle at Bull Run, The Orphan Brigade, The Image of War, The Imperiled Union, Civil War Parks, and Touched by Fire. He lives in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Brian C. Pohanka is a frequent lecturer and consultant for film and television productions on the Civil War, including Gettysburg and Andersonville. He was the series consultant to the History Channel's Civil War Journal. Pohanka is one of the nation's leading authorities on the life of the common soldier of the Civil War and is captain of the Fifth New York Zouaves living history organization. He is the author of Distant Thunder: A Photographic Essay on the American Civil War, The Civil War: An aerial Portrait, and Don Troiani's Civil War. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Don Troiani is acclaimed for the accuracy, drama, and sensitivity of his depictions of the American past. His work is included in the collections of the National Park Service, West Point Military Academy, Parks of Canada, the Pentagon, and the Smithsonian. His Illustrations have appeared on the cover of Gettysburg magazine, in American Heritage and Smithsonian magazines, in television productions for NBC, CNN, A&E, and The History Channel. He is the military and art consultant for The History Channel's Civil War Journal. A collection of his art was published as Don Troiani's Civil War.

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