The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the 1890s and the Establishment of America's First Five Military Parks

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The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the 1890s and the Establishment of America's First Five Military Parks - Smith, Timothy B, and Bearss, Edwin C (Foreword by)

The 1890s, argues Timothy B. Smith in his new book represented the climax of battlefield preservation in America. But what makes this decade so important? This decade was the perfect time for the establishment of these national parks. Five Civil War battlegrounds--at Gettysburg, Chickamauga and Chattanooga, Shiloh, Antietam, and Vicksburg--were ... Read More

The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the 1890s and the Establishment of America's First Five Military Parks 2008, University of Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572336223

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