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Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War by Elizabeth R. Varon

Appomattox book

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780190217860
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/2015
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 230,912
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Overview: Lee’s surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House summons an exceedingly satisfying picture in the famous personality – it was, numerous accept, a minute that rose above legislative issues, a minute of mending, a minute of patriotism untainted by philosophy. Be that as it may as Elizabeth Varon uncovers in this distinctively described history, this blushing picture hides a fuming verbal confrontation over definitely what the surrender implied and what sort of country would rise up out of war. The warriors in that civil argument incorporated the famous Lee and Grant, yet they likewise incorporated a cast of characters already disregarded, who brought their own particular comprehension of the war’s reasons, outcomes, and importance.

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