by Yale U.P. .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by J.W. Davidson.|
|Contributions||Davidson, J. W.|
In Crossroads of Freedom, America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints a masterful account of this pivotal battle, the events that led up to it, and its aftermath. As McPherson shows, by September the survival of the United States was in doubt/5(). Occasionally I will grab a book to try to find a phrase or claim I remember in the book or to clarify my memory on some subject, but very rare is the book that I read a second time. Antietam: Crossroads of Freedom became one of those rare books. "Crossroads of Freedom is what we have come to expect of James McPherson—a compelling account that displays his command of that Civil War era's military and political history. It vividly illuminates a critical turning point in the transformation of the war for the Union into a crusade for emancipation."—Eric Foner, author of Reconstruction /5(7). Earlier in the book, I was tempted to give this 4 stars, but as the book raced (as in whoosh) to an end, I simply felt way too much ground was being covered in too short a space ( pages, excluding endnotes, etc.). On the good side, Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam is a marvel of economy. McPherson knows his subject inside and out.4/5(30).
"Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam " by James M. McPherson The great historian James McPherson presents his account of Antietam, the savage Civil War battle that made the freeing of the slaves. If you could sum up Crossroads to Freedom in three words, what would they be? Detail, detail, detail! What was one of the most memorable moments of Crossroads to Freedom? Overriding evidence regarding McClelland's murderous ego. Pathologic. Would you listen to another book narrated by Nelson Runger? Not my favorite narrator. Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam by James M. McPherson in DJVU, DOC, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam (Pivotal Moments in American History series) by James M. McPherson. The Battle of Antietam, fought on Septem , was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6, soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks.
Buy a cheap copy of Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam: The book by James M. McPherson. The bloodiest day in United States history was Septem , when, during the Civil War battle at Antietam, close to 6, soldiers Cited by: 7. Crossroads of Freedom/The Illustrated Battle Cry of Freedom book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Winner of the Pulit /5. James McPherson’s Crossroads of Freedom James McPherson’s book, Crossroads of Freedom is a war account of the battle in Antietam, deemed to be the most violent, bloodiest day in American history. There are hundreds of books that talk about wars in America, and a few of them have already talked about Antietam. In Crossroads of Freedom, America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints a masterful account of this pivotal battle, the events that led up to it, and its aftermath. As McPherson shows, by September /5(6).