THIS HALLOWED GROUND The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War

THIS HALLOWED GROUND The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War


First released in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton's vintage account of the Civil battle concurrently captures the dramatic scope and intimate event of that epic fight in a single remarkable quantity. overlaying occasions from the prelude of the clash to the loss of life of Lincoln, Catton blends a gripping narrative with deep, but unassuming, scholarship to convey the struggle alive at the web page in a nearly novelistic approach. it's this reward for narrative that led modern critics to match this booklet to battle and Peace, and phone it a "modern Iliad." Now over fifty years previous, This Hallowed floor continues to be one of many best-loved and favorite normal Civil warfare books: an ideal advent to readers starting their exploration of the clash, in addition to an exciting research and reimagining of its occasions for skilled scholars of the battle.

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