The Words of War: The Civil War Battle Reportage Of The New York Times and The Charleston Mercury...and What Historians Say Really Happened

The Words of War: The Civil War Battle Reportage Of The New York Times and The Charleston Mercury...and What Historians Say Really Happened

Donagh Bracken


within the media, political standpoint usually alters the view of truth. The phrases of battle illustrates this via putting in juxtaposition the reportage of the hot York instances and The Charleston Mercury's assurance of eighteen battles from fortress Sumter to Appomattox courtroom condominium. Following each one battle's insurance is a synopsis of every conflict because the sleek historian appears to be like again at it.Setting up every one battle's assurance is a observation through the writer during which he offers attention-grabbing history details on many of the participants engaging within the action.Sketches through struggle artists despatched by means of Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated journal lend visible colour to every battle's coverage.The phrases of warfare includes an index and bibliography.

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