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What This Cruel War Was Over

What This Cruel War Was Over by Chandra Manning
Mar 11, 2008 | 368 Pages
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“An essential contribution to our understanding of slavery and the Civil War.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer

“A breathtakingly thorough examination of attitudes toward slavery of the rank-and-file troops, blue and gray, black and white.”
The Baltimore Sun

“An engrossing study of Civil War soldiers . . . by breathing life into them, she breathes life into debates over why the war came and how it was waged.” —Chicago Tribune

“A splendid book that should be read carefully by all who have an interest in the Civil War.” —Civil War News


Avery O. Craven Award WINNER 2008

Lincoln Prize FINALIST 2008

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