Witness to Appomattox

Witness to Appomattox

Book - 2013
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Noted Civil War historian Richard Wheeler brings this narrative to life with haunting images of the final days of the Civil War: President Lincoln walking through the streets of Richmond, drawing an admiring crowd of blacks; Confederate and Union troops gathering in the fields around Appomattox Court House, mingling with former foes, experiencing disbelief, bitterness, relief.Drawing from numerous eyewitness descriptions, Wheeler effectively recreates a moment of the Civil War that is perhaps unequalled for sheer emotion. This account is as much a tribute to Confederate courage as it is a record of the final triumph of the Union cause.
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc., 2013.
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781455138074
145513807X
Branch Call Number: eAudio
Additional Contributors: Axis 360 (Firm)

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