The American Civil War Visual Encyclopedia

Author(s): DK

History | Junior Non-fiction | Children's Non-fiction | Teenage/Young Adult Non-fiction | February Non-fiction

Discover the people, battles, and politics of America's bloodiest conflict. Explore its causes, chapters, characters, and consequences. This is a visual guide to the brutal war that nearly split the USA in two. Profiles on battles, uniforms, weapons, equipment, leaders, commanders, and other important figures shine a light on the key events and turning points during the five years of fighting. Find out about the child drummer boys who helped the marching troops and the healthcare heroes who made groundbreaking differences. Read about the railroads and how the media reported on the war via the telegraph. Discover eyewitness accounts and personal letters. See music, literature, and stamps from the war. Learn about the reasons behind the war and its lasting impact: the abolition of slavery. More American lives were lost in the American Civil War than in any other in American history. Filled with vivid insights into this historic conflict - from a letter written by a former enslaved African American man in the South to a personal diary entry of a Union soldier on the action-packed front lines - The American Civil War Visual Encyclopedia invites young readers to witness the war unfold in a striking new way. This is the ultimate guide for children to the war that changed the USA forever.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780241471333
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
  • : April 2021
  • : --- length: - '23.9' width: - '18.6' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : DK
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 160