By Gordon Leidner
"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it no longer for themselves...."-President Abraham Lincoln
The 3rd name in Gordon Leidner's winning series,The Civil conflict: Voices of desire, Sacrifice, and Courage captures the essence of this bloody and inevitable clash in the course of the insights, inspirations, and wisdoms of these who lived it. that includes greater than 220 charges from either Union and accomplice squaddies and civilians, in addition to excerpts from a few of our country's such a lot enduring speeches, The Civil struggle files the chronology of 1 of the last word turning issues in American history.
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