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November 2023
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The author recommends the accounts of McClellan in Bruce Catton’s Terrible Swift Sword (Doubleday, 1963) and T. Harry Williams’s Lincoln and His Generals (Knopf, 1952). James M. McPherson’s Battle Cry of Freedom , a new volume in The Oxford History of the United States , is a fine overall account of the Civil War.

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