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THE CIVIL WAR DICTIONARY

Boatner, Mark M., III

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ISBN 10: 0679500138 / ISBN 13: 9780679500131
Published by David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1959
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hooked on History, Inc. (Des Plaines, IL, U.S.A.)

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David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1959. 10th printing, Very Good/Very Good/hardcover/price clipped dust jacket, Hardcover, 974pgs. Includes over 4,000 entries, 2000 biographical sketches of Civil War leaders, all major campaigns and battles, etc. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS031357I

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Title: THE CIVIL WAR DICTIONARY

Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc., New York

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Book Type: Book

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Synopsis:

For almost thirty years The Civil War Dictionary has been the most complete, authoritative, and handy reference book on what has been called the Second American Revolution, 1861-1865. Periodically updated throughout sixteen printings, this invaluable volume has more than 4,000 entries, alphabetically arranged and carefully cross-referenced. Among them:
-- 2,000 biographical sketches of Civil War leaders. both military and civilian
-- extensive descriptions of all 20 campaigns and entries on lesser battles, engagements and skirmishes
-- 120 armies, departments, and districts, as well as such famous smaller units as the Iron Brigade, the 20th Maine, and the Pennsylvania Reserves
-- plus naval engagements, weapons, issues and incidents, military terms and definitions, politics, literature, statistics, and 86 specially prepared maps and diagrams

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We specialize in collectible books on American History with emphasis on the Civil War, Western Americana, The American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Custer/Indian Wars, Spanish American War, WW I, WW II, Korean War, Vietnam War, U.S. Presidents, U.S. Political Biographies and Political Parties, British Military, and Napoleonic Wars. We participate in and sell books at Civil War Shows and at Antiquarian Book Shows. We publish 6 to 12catalogs a year via the Internet.. We are located in Des Plaines IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago. Currently we do not have an Open Shop/ You can view our books at our website www.hookedonhistory.com Bruce Herrick - Owner Karen Streator - Owner

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