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Curiosities of the Civil War

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Civil War buffs, be warned: Webb Garrison's Curiosities of the Civil War may catch you off guard. Packed with obscurities and bizarre anecdotes, it spills over with specifics you've likely never heard. Debated, reenacted, and analyzed, the...


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Civil War buffs, be warned: Webb Garrison's Curiosities of the Civil War may catch you off guard.


Packed with obscurities and bizarre anecdotes, it spills over with specifics you've likely never heard. Debated, reenacted, and analyzed, the Civil War has been the subject of countless books, films, and scholarly research-many of them quite repetitious. This nuanced perspective on the war provides a glimpse beyond the bloody battles, casualties, and political conflict. You'll discover:



The first sitting president to be exposed to enemy fire What badgers, pigeons, and bear cubs had in common during the war Which of Stonewall Jackson's limbs received its own proper burial The turtle-shaped ship designed to douse its opponents with boiling water Which Confederate general was responsible for introducing camels to the Southwest


This cache of peculiar characters and stories will deepen your understanding of the war and the people who engaged in it.



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Civil War buffs, be warned: Webb Garrison???s Curiosities of the Civil War may catch you off guard.

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Packed with obscurities and bizarre anecdotes, it spills over with specifics you???ve likely never heard. Debated, reenacted, and analyzed, the Civil War has been the subject of countless books, films, and scholarly research???many of them quite repetitious. This nuanced perspective on the war provides a glimpse beyond the bloody battles, casualties, and political conflict. You'll discover:

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^ ^ The first sitting president to be exposed to enemy fire ^ What badgers, pigeons, and bear cubs had in common during the war ^ Which of Stonewall Jackson???s limbs received its own proper burial ^ The turtle-shaped ship designed to douse its opponents with boiling water ^ Which Confederate general was responsible for introducing camels to the Southwest ^

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This cache of peculiar characters and stories will deepen your understanding of the war and the people who engaged in it.

^


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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 328696
  • Product Code 9781595553607
  • ISBN 1595553606
  • EAN 9781595553607
  • Pages 560
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Publication Date Feb 2011
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 0.97 MB (EPUB)

Webb Garrison

Garrison was associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College.

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