Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 September 2002

224 Pages | 38 halftones, maps & line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195135213

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Crossroads of Freedom


James M. McPherson

Pivotal Moments in American History

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson offers a masterful portrait of the bloody one-day battle that turned the tide of the Civil War
  • Paints a masterful account of this pivotal battle, the events that led up to it, and its aftermath
  • Brilliantly weaves these strands of diplomatic, political, and military history into a compact, swift-moving narrative that shows why America's bloodiest day is, indeed, a turning point in our history