Days of Defiance: Sumter, Secession, and the Coming of the Civil War (Paperback)
With a masterful eye for the telling detail, Klein vividly recounts the period from the election of Abraham Lincoln to the shelling of Fort Sumter. of photos. 2 maps.
About the Author
Maury Klein is professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. His previous books include "Unfinished Business: The Railroad in American Life" and "The Life and Legend of Jay Gould".