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By Emory M. Thomas

The accomplice country has but to be outdated because the general identify at the topic. ” —Journal of Southern History, 2007

“Incisive and insightful…. nearly as good a quick background of the Southern battle attempt used to be we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Lincoln and His Generals

Emory M. Thomas’s significantly acclaimed chronicle of the Confederacy is still widely known because the general heritage of the South through the Civil battle. Now with a brand new creation via the writer, The accomplice Nation offers a excessive readable, hugely own portrait of the Southern event in the course of the Civil warfare. Thomas, well known for his illuminating biographies of Robert E. Lee and different Southern generals, the following promises the definitive account of the political and armed forces occasions that outlined the state in the course of its interval of maximum turmoil.

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