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The Gleam of Bayonets : The Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1862

The Gleam of Bayonets One of the bloodiest days in American military history, the Battle of Antietam turned the tide of the Civil War in favor of the North and delivered the first major defeat to Robert E. Lee's army. In The Gleam of Bayonets, James V. Murfin gives a compelling account of the events and personalities involved in this momentous battle. The gentleness and patience of Lincoln, the vacillations of McClella... Full description

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