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Civil War Quotations: In the Words of the Commanders

by Tsouras, Peter G.
Publisher: Sterling
Retail Price: $12.95
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 080699651X

"I have made arrangements for the correspondents to take the field?and I have suggested to them that they wear a white uniform to indicate the purity of their profession," Major General Irvin McDowell is credited in Civil War Quotations as having said of the press. Organized thematically, this book's quips and observations by leading Union and Confederate officers on far-ranging subjects are excerpted from the letters, speeches, and memoirs in which they first appeared. Indexed.

review of Civil War Quotations: In the Words of the Commanders, by Tsouras, Peter G., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).