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Cozzens, Peter & Girardi, Robert I.

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ISBN 10: 0811700585 / ISBN 13: 9780811700580
Published by Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, 2004
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, 2004. 1st ed, 1st printing, Fine/Fine/hardcover/book and dust jacket without any defects, Hardcover, 610pgs. After the publication of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, additional accounts were written by prominent Civil War leaders. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS022576I

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Publisher: Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

About this title


  • Selected from nearly 700 articles that first appeared in the Philadelphia Weekly Times from 1877 to 1889
  • Corrections of misconceptions about the Civil War
  • Compelling perspectives on familiar campaigns, personalities, and controversies

    With articles by leading figures and numerous illustrations, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (0-252-02404-4) remains one of the most cherished works on the war. In the same spirit and tradition as that venerable collection, Peter Cozzens and Robert Girardi have selected the very best articles from the Weekly Times.

  • About the Author:

    Robert I. Girardi (Chicago, IL) has been fascinated with the Civil War his entire life. He has studied the war from all sides and has tramped over many of the battlefields and related sites. He has collected artifacts and memorabilia, read through thousands of documents and letters written by participants, and spoken to historical societies and Civil War groups all over the United States. Robert earned his master's degree in public history at Loyola University of Chicago in 1991. He is a past president of the Civil War Round Table of Chicago, a fellow of the Company of Military Historians, and an associate member of the Sons of Union Veterans. He is on the board of directors of the Illinois State Historical Society, as well as the editorial review board of its journal, and has consulted for the Chicago Historical Society on its Civil War exhibits. He was the 2010 recipient of the Chicago CWRT's Nevins-Freeman Award. Robert is the author or editor of eight books: Gettysburg in Art and Artifacts; The Civil War Art of Keith Rocco; Campaigning with Uncle Billy: The Civil War Memoirs of Sgt. Lyman S. Widney, 34th Illinois Volunteer Infantry; The Soldier's View: The Civil War Art of Keith Rocco; The New Annals of the Civil War; The Memoirs of Brigadier General William Passmore Carlin, U.S.A.; The Military Memoirs of General John Pope;and Captain H. W. Chester's Recollections of the War of the Rebellion.
    Robert I. Girardi is a Chicago police detective, Civil War historian, and past president of the Chicago Civil War Round Table. Cozzens and Girardi previously collaborated on The Military Memoirs of General John Pope (0-8078-2444-5).

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