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Summary The history of the Civil War from the commencement to its close, giving an account of its origin, the secession of the southern states, and the formation of the confederate government, the concentration of the military and financial resources of the federal government. The development of its vast power, the raising, organizing, and equipping of the contending armies and navies; lucid vivid, and accurate descriptions of battles and bombardments, sieges and surrender of forts, captured batteries, etc.; the immense financial resources and comprehensive measures of the government, the enthusiasm and patriotic contributions of the people, together with sketches of the lives of all the eminent statesmen and military and naval commanders, with a full and complete index. Embelished numerous and beautiful steel plate engravings and valuable maps, showing all the important military points. One volume
Object Name Book
Author Thomas P. Kettell
Subjects Civil War
Naval and Military commanders
Statesmen
Southern Government
Title History of the Great Rebellion
Publisher L. Stebbins
Published Date 1865
Language English
Catalog Number 1913.177.004
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Source Emery, Mrs. Edward F. and daughter
Published Place Hartford, CT