The Visual Dictionary of the Civil WarAnnotation
"Here is a new kind of dictionary - one that is packed with full-color photographs, plus thousands of terms and historical facts from the Civil War." "The Visual Dictionary of the Civil War gives you access to the specialized vocabulary of historians and Civil War buffs in a way that is clear, informative, and easy to understand." "If you know what a particular uniform or rifle or cannon looks like but don't know its name, simply look at the labels around the illustrations. And if you know a term but don't know exactly what it refers to, the index directs you to the illustrations that show you just what you are looking for."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedAuthor Notes
John Stanchak was editor of Civil War Times for almost 15 years.