By Adam Goodheart
An epic of braveness and heroism past the battlefields, 1861 is Adam Goodheart’s account of ways the Civil warfare all started and a moment American revolution opened up, environment Abraham Lincoln at the route to greatness and hundreds of thousands of slaves at the street to freedom.
In this gripping and unique publication, Goodheart introduces us to a heretofore little-known forged of Civil battle heroes—among them an acrobatic defense force colonel, an explorer’s spouse, an idealistic band of German immigrants, a regiment of recent York urban firemen, a neighborhood of Virginia slaves, and a tender university professor who could at some point turn into president. Their tales take us from the corridors of the White residence to the slums of new york, from the waters of the Chesapeake to the deserts of Nevada, from Boston universal to Alcatraz Island, vividly evoking the Union at its second of final hindrance and decision.
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