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The Most Fearful Ordeal

Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and Reporters of The New York Times

by James M. McPherson

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalism,
  • Military - United States,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • History - U.S.,
  • 1861-1865, Civil War,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Sources,
  • United States,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9692610M
    ISBN 100312331231
    ISBN 109780312331238

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