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Author Fisher, David, 1946- writer.

Title Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The Civil War / written by David Fisher.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.


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Edition First edition.
Description 361 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, maps ; 24 cm.
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Series Bill O'Reilly's legends & lies
Bill O'Reilly's legends & lies.
Note Maps on lining papers.
Summary "From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the amazing and often little known stories behind the battle lines of America's bloodiest war and debunks the myths that surround its greatest figures, including Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, General Robert E. Lee, Frederick Douglass, Stonewall Jackson, John Singleton Mosby, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, John Wilkes Booth, William Tecumseh Sherman, and more. An epic struggle between the past and future, the Civil War sought to fulfill the promise that "all men are created equal." It freed an enslaved race, decimated a generation of young men, ushered in a new era of brutality in war, and created modern America. Featuring archival images, eyewitness accounts, and beautiful artwork that further brings the history to life, The Civil War is the action-packed and ultimate follow-up to the #1 bestsellers The Patriots and The Real West"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-349) and index.
Contents A grave beginning: John Brown stirs America's passions -- The South rises: the Union is ripped asunder -- A march to greatness: Robert E. Lee takes command -- Unbound for glory: Frederick Douglass on the road to freedom -- The commanding presence: the genius of Stonewall Jackson -- Bloodied brothers: the battle of Gettysburg -- Intoxicated by war: U.S. Grant battles for respect -- The states of war: the war comes home -- the leading man: Abraham Lincoln runs into history -- Burning man: General Sherman marches through Georgia -- The last shots are fired: the war ends and Lincoln is assassinated.
Subject American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
Chronological Term 1861-1865
Subject HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
HISTORY / Military / United States.
Historiography. (OCoLC)fst00958221
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Historiography.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Historiography.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Legends & lies. The Civil War
Civil war
Legends and lies. The Civil War
ISBN 9781250109842 (hardback)
1250109841 (hardback)

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