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10 books about the Civil War

Pick up one of these featured titles on the Civil War in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on the Civil War. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Everything You Were Taught about the Civil War Is Wrong, Ask a Southerner! by Lochlainn Seabrook

Category: Civil War

This book was published 11 years ago by Sea Raven Press and takes approximately 8.9 hours to read.

Civil War Volumes 1-3 Box Set by Shelby Foote

Category: Gettysburg

This book was published 35 years ago by Vintage and takes approximately 0.1 hours to read.

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson

Category: Campaigns & Battlefields

This book was published 18 years ago by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 30.3 hours to read.

The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters by James M. McPherson

Category: Civil War

This book was published 4 years ago by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.

How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America by Heather Cox Richardson

Category: Civil War

This book was published last year by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.

It Wasn't About Slavery: Exposing the Great Lie of the Civil War cover

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$17.99

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It Wasn't About Slavery: Exposing the Great Lie of the Civil War by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.

Category: Civil War

This book was published this year by Regnery History and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.

Civil War Battlefields: Walking the Trails of History by David T. Gilbert

Category: Antietam

This book was published 4 years ago by Rizzoli and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War by Tim Rowland

Category: Campaigns & Battlefields

This book was published 10 years ago by Skyhorse and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Gettysburg (A True Book: National Parks) by Moira Rose Donohue

Category: Civil War Era

This book was published 2 years ago by Children's Press and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.

The Civil War: A Visual History by DK Publishing

Category: Confederacy

This book was published 10 years ago by DK and takes approximately 12.0 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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