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Mr. Lincoln's Army (Army of the Potomac, Bk 1)
Mr Lincoln's Army - Army of the Potomac, Bk 1 Author:Bruce Catton Mr. Lincoln's Army, the first volume in Catton's trilogy, recounts the heady days of the war, when the Union Army was led by its golden boy, George McClellan. Catton takes us inside the ranks, making large-scale tactics eminently understandable and both Union and Confederate soldiers remarkably true-to-life. The book follows McClellan's rise and... more » fall, through the Peninsular campaign and both battles of Bull Run.« less
I just love Catton's writing. He's such an expert on the facts of the era, but writes with all the excitement of fiction. If you find history dry, read Catton for the thrill of immediacy. My edition is older, but in very good shape.