The American Civil War; 365 days.0810958473
The American Civil War American Civil War
or Civil War or War Between the States
(1861–65) Conflict between the U.S. federal government and 11 Southern states that fought to secede from the Union. ; 365 days.
Wagner, Margaret E.
Harry N. Abrams
Wagner (a writer/editor in the Publishing Office of the Library of Congress) gathers a wealth of visual imagery related to the American Civil War from the collections of the Library of Congress, including daguerreotypes, etchings, maps, political cartoons, and paintings. Accompanying the 500 or so images on facing pages are brief textual descriptions of the events they depict de·pict
tr.v. de·pict·ed, de·pict·ing, de·picts
1. To represent in a picture or sculpture.
2. To represent in words; describe. See Synonyms at represent. , related diary entries and newspaper articles, or similar materials. The material is organized into thematic the·mat·ic
1. Of, relating to, or being a theme: a scene of thematic importance.
2. chapters bearing the titles: Irrepressible Conflict, Gathering Momentum, War in the East, Wartime Politics, Wan on the Water, Fighting for Freedom, Turning points, Army Life, War in the West, Behind the Lines, Valor valor
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1. A secondary, usually explanatory title, as of a literary work.
2. A printed translation of the dialogue of a foreign-language film shown at the bottom of the screen.
tr.v. : each of the 365 textual pages includes a one-sentence reference to a significant event of a particular day during one of the years of the war.
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