Published October 7, 2002
by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English
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Gary W. Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. The author or editor of numerous books, most recently The Union War () and Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty (), he has also participated in more than three dozen television projects in the field, and is the recipient of /5(30). The American Civil War () was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy". In The American War, renowned historians Gary W. Gallagher and Joan Waugh provide a fresh examination of the Civil War, its aftermath, and enduring memory in a masterful work that prize-winning historian William C. Davis calls, “easily the best one-volume assessment of the Civil War to date.”. Nothing had prepared Americans for the fury that ensued when eleven slaveholding /5(30). J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom ().
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