Life in Civil War America

Life in Civil War America

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The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America provides readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South.

Topics covered in this 320-page reference book include:

  • social and economic realities of daily life
  • common slang and idioms
  • diets of the era, including recipes, food preparation and the impact of shortages and inflation on rations
  • civilian dress, military dress, and technology of the time.

The book focuses on the era, not just the events of the war. Period illustrations and photos further illuminate the era.

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