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Decision in the Heartland

The Civil War in the West

Decision in the Heartland( )
Author: Woodworth, Steven E.
Series title:Reflections on the Civil War Era Ser.
ISBN:978-1-281-22466-8
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $44.00
Book Description:

The verdict is in: the Civil War was won in the West that is, in the nation's heartland, between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. Yet, a person who follows the literature on the war might still think that it was the conflict in Virginia that ultimately decided the outcome. Each year sees the appearance of new books aimed at the popular market that simply assume that it was in the East, often at Gettysburg, that the decisive clashes of the war took place. For...
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Pages:165
Author Biography
Woodworth, Steven E. (Author)
Steven E. Woodworth was born on January 28, 1961. He received a B.A. in history from Southern Illinois University in 1982 and a Ph.D. from Rice University in 1987. He is a professor of history at Texas Christian University and an expert on the Civil War. He has written a number of books on the topic including Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West, While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers, Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee 1861-1865, Manifest Destinies: Westward Expansion and the Civil War, and This Great Struggle: America's Civil War.

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