The Civil War: A Narrative
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Volume two covers the years from 1862 to 1864, which saw some of bloodiest engagements of the war, including the dramatic campaigns of Robert E Lee, the gruelling three-day battle at Gettysburg and the relentless advance of Ulysses S Grant. On the political front, it records Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, the Conscription Riots and the growing opposition to the war. First published in 1963. American cut pages.