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The Civil War for Dummies

by Dickson, Keith D.
Publisher: IDG Books
Retail Price: $19.99
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 0764552449

"History doesn't have to be boring or intimidating," the introduction to The Civil War for Dummies advises readers. The 32 chapters that follow strive to deliver on that promise. In addition to summarizing every major engagement of the Civil War, this reference guide includes maps that illustrate the forces deployed in battles, a list of the 10 worst generals, and a section with advice on battlefield visitation. Indexed.

review of The Civil War for Dummies, by Dickson, Keith D., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).