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Harold Holzer - The Civil War in 50 Objects

Jun 30 2013 5:00 pm
Jun 30 2013 5:00 pm

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg—along with the conflict it was part of—take a tour of the New York Historical Society’s extensive collection of Civil War artifacts. Holzer, a Lincoln authority who has written or edited some forty books on the period, is an expert guide to relics ranging from a packed footlocker to a Confederate flag, daguerreotypes of anonymous soldiers to leaves from Lincoln’s bier, pages of the Emancipation Proclamation to a diary—and a pencil—once used by a private.

ISBN-13: 9780670014637
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Adult, 5/2013

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