After the civil war : The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America. / James Robertson.
- ISBN: 9781426215711 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| Returning to the turbulent days of a nation divided, best-selling author and acclaimed historian James Robertson explores 70 fascinating figures who shaped America during Reconstruction and beyond. Relentless politicians, intrepid fighters, cunning innovators--the times called for bold moves, and this resilient generation would not disappoint. From William Tecumseh Sherman, a fierce leader who would revolutionize modern warfare, to Thomas Nast, whose undefeatable weapon was his stirring cartoons, these are the people who weathered the turmoil to see a nation reborn. Following these extraordinary legends from the battle lines to the White House, from budding metropolises to the wooly west, we re-discover the foundation of this great country.From the Hardcover edition.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : National Geographic, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 32195 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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