If The South Had Gained The Civil Struggle
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The Previous is an odd place certainly . . . all the things may have been so completely different so simply.
Only a contact right here and a tweak there . . . .
MacKinlay Kantor, Pulitzer Worth-winning writer and grasp storyteller, exhibits us how the South may have gained the Civil Struggle: how two small shifts in historical past (as we all know it) in the summertime of 1863 may have turned the tide for the Confederacy. What would have occurred to the Union, to Abraham Lincoln, to the folks of the North and South, to the world?
If the South Had Gained the Civil Struggle initially appeared in Look journal practically half a century in the past. It instantly impressed a deluge of letters and telegrams from astonished readers, and have become an American Traditional in a single day. Printed in e book kind quickly after, Kantor’s masterpiece has been unavailable for a decade. Now, this a lot requested basic is as soon as once more obtainable for a brand new technology of readers, and includes a gorgeous cowl by acclaimed Civil Struggle artist Don Troiani, a brand new introduction by award-winning alternate historical past writer Harry Turtledove, and fifteen very good illustrations by the incomparable Dan Nance.
All of it begins on that fateful afternoon of Tuesday, Might 12, 1863, when a deplorable equestrian accident claims the lifetime of Basic Ulysses S. Grant . . . .