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The identify TIME-LIFE has turn into synonymous with offering readers with a deeper figuring out of matters and global occasions that topic to us all. Now, with the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the top of the Civil struggle upon us, TIME-LIFE The Civil struggle in 500 images can be an vital advisor to a nation-changing period and the army, social, monetary, and political forces that formed it.

The narrative of the Civil warfare, fought from 1861 to 1865, is familiarly to nearly all american citizens, from Presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln's noble assertion that "the govt can't undergo completely half-slave, half-free" to accomplice Gen. Robert E. Lee's quit at Appomattox. but the main points of the battles and battlefields, the political maneuverings, and the personalities who outlined the battle proceed to fascinate voters of all ages.

TIME-LIFE The Civil battle in 500 images faucets into that into that curiosity, supplying a clean and obtainable option to savor this most crucial clash. it's going to lay out the war's significant advancements in arresting, colorized photos and canopy subject matters from the backstory via secession, the Union's early setbacks, the Underground Railroad, victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg, and Reconstruction.

For historical past buffs and the newly curious, The Civil battle in 500 images may be the final, easy-to-use advisor to 4 years that modified our state without end.

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