Who Fired The First Shot Author:Ashley Halsey, JR. New Look at an Old War: Anyone who thinks there's "nothing new" on the Civil War will find welcome surprises in this unusual collection of behind-the-scenes adventures. Here are the private human moments of the great war--funny, tragic, heoric,terrifying--recreated in lively detail. Their original appearance in THE SATURDAY EVENING POST was hail... more »ed by critics as a delightful departure from conventional historical portraits.
WHO FIRED THE FIRST SHOT: unfolds the human side of the war-the flesh-and-blood drama of men and women to who the war was an intimate, emotional experience.
For Yankee or Confederate, WHO FIRED THE FIRST SHOT? is not onloy an exciting narrative, but a fresh treasury of off-beat material that will whet the jaded appetite of readers surfeited by books on the Civil War.« less