Civil War Stories

40 of the Greatest Tales about the War Between the States


Book Description

Between the first shots fired at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, to Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, the nation was irrevocably changed, as were the lives of the soldiers and civilians who lived through the war. This is an extraordinary collection of stories about that epochal conflict, and includes entries by:

Ambrose Bierce
Stephan Crane
Thomas Nelson Page
Dolly Sumner Lunt
Mark Twain
George Washington Cable
G. A. Henry
Randall Parrish

and many others.

About Underwood, Lamar

Lamar Underwood is the former editor-in-chief of Sports Afield and Outdoor Life and is presently the editorial director of the Outdoor Magazine Group of Harris Publications in New York. Among the books he has authored and edited are The Bass Almanac, On Dangerous Ground and Whitetail Tactics of the Pros.