Discovering the Civil War (Hardcover)

Discovering the Civil War By Bruce I. Bustard Cover Image
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Focusing on specific records to build into individual stories, this facinating book features over four hundred letters, diaries, photographs, maps, petitions, receipts, patents, amendments, and proclamations from the unparalleled holdings of the National Archives. It takes a fresh look at the war through little-known tales, seldom-seen documents, and unusual perspectives.

About the Author


Developed in collaboration between the archivists and staff of the National Archives and the Foundation for the National Archives, edited by Sharon Barry and featuring contributed essays by Bruce I. Bustard, senior curator with the National Archives in Washington, DC; Michael Hussey who serves on the exhibits and education staffs of the National Archives in Washington, DC; Jennifer Johnson, curator with the National Archives in Washington, DC.; Kenneth Kato, archives specialist at the Center for Legislative Archives in Washington, DC; Darlene McClurkin, exhibits information specialist with the National Archives in Washington, DC; William J. Sandoval, curator with the National Archives' museum programs in Washington, DC; Joel Walker, education specialist for the National Archives at Atlanta; Budge Weidman, formerly volunteer manager of the all-volunteer Civil War Conservation Corps (CWCC); Tom Wheeler, managing director at Core Capital Partners in Washington, DC, and a past president of the Foundation for the National Archives. Designed by Ellen Burns of Ellen Burns Design. The project was managed by Christina Gehring of the Foundation for the National Archives. Thora Colot is executive director of the Foundation; Patty Reinert Mason is senior editor.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781904832911
ISBN-10: 1904832911
Publisher: Giles
Publication Date: November 24th, 2010
Pages: 208
Language: English