History Buff’s Guide to the Civil War: The best, the worst, the largest, and the most lethal top ten rankings of the Civil War
"The single best kickoff to the American Civil War...I can't imagine a better guide for any of us, whether student or scholar."
"A detailed and enjoyable set of facts and stories that will engage every reader from the newest initiate to the Civil War saga to the most experienced historian. This book is a must have for any Civil War reading collection."
Do You Think You Know the Civil War?
The History Buff's Guide to the Civil War clears the powder smoke surrounding the war that changed America forever. What were the best, the worst, the largest, and the most lethal aspects of the conflict? With over thirty annotated top ten lists and unexpected new findings, author Thomas R. Flagel will have you debating the most intriguing questions of the Civil War in no time. From the top ten causes of the war to the top ten bloodiest battles, this invaluable guide to the great war between the states will delight and inform you about one of the most crucial periods in American history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NickHowes - LibraryThing
Irresistible collection of Civil War-themed lists that seems to hit a very wide range of topics from causes of the war to best and worst generals to the soldier's food fare to the home front. All in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ThothJ - LibraryThing
A good place to begin for those who have only a tenuous grasp of the American Civil War. However, it is composed entirely of lists which can be daunting. Also, it is truly impossible to get an ... Read full review