"Battle Cry of Freedom"

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"Battle Cry of Freedom"

book cover, Battle Cry of FreedomWith the upcoming sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, James McPherson's Pulitzer Prize-winning book is a must read for all Civil War aficionados and budding historians.

McPherson does an excellent job of plainly explaining the events of war and leaves the reader with a better  understanding of the events that led to this bloody conflict.

If you read only one book on the history of the Civil War-–this is your book.

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