The Seven-Day Scholar: The Civil War

 Civil War Jacket

(Hyperion, 2011, 2012)

This volume in the Seven-Day Scholar series brings to life significant moments in our nation’s heroic tragedy, the Civil War, and coincides with its 150th anniversary. The book is organized into fifty-two chapters, corresponding to the weeks in the year; and each week has a theme – what ignited the war, Antietam, soldiers’ food and drink, the 54th Massachusetts, the Gettysburg Address, Vicksburg, medical care, Lincoln’s assassination, why the North won, and many more.

Read Excerpts An All-Consuming Battle