Classic Civil War Stories 
Twenty Extraordinary Tales of the North and South
edited by Lisa Purcell
 
From the moment the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter up until the present, people have not stopped being fascinated by this war, which claimed 600,000 lives and which has inspired more literature - from poetry to TV documentaries - than any other in American history. Collected here are some of the most extraordinary stories to emerge from the Civil War phenomenon. Some are true and some are fictional, but all focus on the experiences of individuals involved in some way in the ordeal, included are selections by, among others: Ambrose Bierce. Stephen Crane. Sarah Emma Edmonds. John Fox. G. A. Henty. Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Mary Ann Loughborough. John McElroy. John G. Nicolay. Randall Parrish. Philip Henry Sheridan.
Classic Civil War Stories
Twenty Extraordinary Tales of the North and South
edited by Lisa Purcell 
The Lyons Press, 2004
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