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The Civil War

Battle Cry of Freedom by Jame McPherson

May 6th, 2023
Robert · Staff Recommendations

In one of his appearances in the well-known Civil War documentary by Ken Burns, the historian and novelist Shelby Foote commented, “Any understanding of this nation has to be based, and I mean really based on the understanding of the Civil War.” 

Here are a selected handful of podcasts, books, and movies that provide a good introduction to the fascinating story of the Civil War.

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