Summary: This anthology brings together a wide variety of both well-known and more obscure writing from and about the Civil War, along with supplementary appendices to facilitate use in courses. The writing includes short fiction, poetry, public addresses, diary entries, song lyrics, and essays from such figures as Walt Whitman, Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, and Louisa May Alcott, as well as Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Jefferson Davis, and Ulysses S. Grant. The writing not only incl ...show moreudes those directly involved in the war, but also those writing about the war afterward, to include the perspective of historical memory. This collection makes the perfect addition to any course on the Civil War or history and popular memory. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 06
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