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Phoenix: Terrible Swift Sword: Volume Two in the American Civil War Trilogy. Released in 1961 and 1963, respectively, these are the first two volumes in Catton's exhaustive trilogy on the Civil War. Fury traces the events that led to war during the 12 months prior to actual.
Ships from and sold by Bokonon Books. Fury traces the events that led to war during the 12 months prior to actual combat. Sword dissects the combatants reassessment of their positions and strategies during early skirmishes. Bruce Catton was born in 1899.
Sword dissects the combatants reassessment of their positions and strategies during early skirmishes. As a child living in a small town in Michigan, Catton was stimulated by the reminiscences of the Civil War that he heard from local veterans. If you are at all interested in the Civil War, Bruce Catton's 3 Volumes remain by far the best written survey of the war. Shelby Foote may have more detail, but as a prose stylist he cannot hold a candle to Catton. I have owned Catton's works for 45 years and I still read and re-read them.
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Terrible Swift Sword book. The second episode in this award-winning trilogy impressively. In Terrible Swift Sword, Bruce Catton tells the story of the Civil War as never before-of two turning points which changed the scope and meaning of the war. First, he descr The second episode in this award-winning trilogy impressively shows how the Union and Confederacy, slowly and inexorably, reconciled themselves to an all-out war-an epic struggle for freedom.
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Charles Bruce Catton (October 9, 1899 – August 28, 1978) was an American historian and journalist, known best for his books concerning the American Civil War. Known as a narrative historian, Catton specialized in popular history, featuring interesting characters and historical vignettes, in addition to the basic facts, dates, and analyses.
Terrible Swift Sword is Volume Two of a projected three volume work, The . Each book in the series may be read and understood separately.
Terrible Swift Sword is Volume Two of a projected three volume work, The Centennial History of the Civil War. The first volume, The Coming Fury, was published in 1961. The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War, already published, with a narrative by Mr. Catton, is an illustrated volume which is a graphic companion volume to this series.
Bruce Catton was born in 1899. While he was employed as a reporter for the Boston American, the Cleveland News, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer (1920-26), Catton continued his lifelong study of the Civil War period. His education at Oberlin College, Ohio, was interrupted by two years of naval service in World War I and was subsequently abandoned for a career in journalism.
Publisher: Fall River Press; reprint edition (2009)