NBN Examines in rich, compelling detail the post-war lives of fourteen men in both the blue and grey who continued to lead after the last shot was fired.
Book News Examines in detail the post-war lives of 14 men in both blue and gray who continued to lead the country during Reconstruction. Early chapters describe the fall of Richmond and the battle of Appomattox, and overview the period. Those profiled include Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, William Tecumseh Sherman, and George Armstrong Custer. Includes a chronology, and many b&w historical photos. Jones, a historian, is author of 25 academic and scholarly books and publications, and is a member of Baltimore's Civil War Roundtable. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)