The Civil War 100 by Michael Lanning Lt. Col.
The Stories Behind the Most Influential Battles, People and Events in the War Between the States

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The Civil War was the defining event in American history.
The Civil War 100 uses a truly novel approach to analyze the respective importance of the events, leaders and battles of America's most important war.

"Across this easily accessible reference, readers meet not
only such icons as Lincoln and Lee, but also chronic fumblers
whose tarnished reputations have most often sunk beneath
the notice of the endless waves of Civil War histories...A
recommended reference for the aficionado and the uninitiated
alike. Those well-versed in Civil War lore will enjoy the
intellectual challenge of supporting or debunking Lanning's
rankings, while the merely curious will be exposed to an
insightful world of detail that they may have otherwise
missed." -ForeWord Magazine
 

About Michael Lanning Lt. Col.

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Michael Lee Lanning retired from the army as a lieutenant colonel after more than twenty years' service. During his assignment to Vietnam, he served as both an infantry platoon leader and a company commander in the 199th Infantry Brigade (Light). He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. "From the Paperback edition.
 
Published February 1, 2008 by Sourcebooks. 397 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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