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Warby James McPherson

Almost eighty years old, Princeton’s Pulitzer Prize winning historian James McPherson has continued his scholarly Civil War writing for the general public.  In a series of twelve pieces, McPherson informs and entertains on a number of lesser known, but not at all unimportant, vignettes concerning the origins of the conflict, the conduct and misconduct of the war (land and sea), and the continuing repercussions to our time – five generations after. One especially comes away with new insights into President Lincoln and how terribly incompetent, political, and backbiting many of his generals were until he found the glorious has-been’s or never-were’s Grant and Sherman. There is no sympathy whatsoever for the Lost Cause.

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Susan

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