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A Stillness of Appomattox

Bruce Catton

A Stillness of Appomattox

by Bruce Catton

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Published by Pocket .
Written in English

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  • Nonfiction - General

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11076898M
    ISBN 100671834312
    ISBN 109780671834319

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      A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton. Although the book was not a commercial success, it inspired Catton to leave the federal government in to become a full-time author. This is the third book of the famous Bruce Canton trilogy about the Civil War. I gave this book 3 stars instead of four mostly because this is just not a book that I. The third book in Bruce Catton’s non-fiction Civil War trilogy, A Stillness at Appomattox, came to my attention via a lofty was described as an accurate, heavily footnoted work which reads like a well-written work of fiction.

    Buy A stillness at Appomattox. by Bruce Catton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.4/5(3). A Stillness at Appomattox is a history on the American Civil War that recounts the final year. Some of Catton's extensive work describes the Battle of the Wilderness, the assault of the Mule Shoe at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, the Battle of Cold Harbor, the Battle of the Crater and the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse.


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This marvelously well-told account of the final year of the Civil War marches readers from Wilderness, through Petersburg, and finally to the climax at Appomattox.

The surrender scene, when Grant and Lee meet at last, is spine tingling. This is the third A Stillness of Appomattox book /5(). This marvelously well-told account of the final year of the Civil War marches readers from Wilderness, through Petersburg, and finally to the climax at Appomattox.

The surrender scene, when Grant and Lee meet at last, is spine tingling. This is the third book of Catton's Army of the Potomac by: Rereading A Stillness At Aoopmattox Bruce Catton's "A Stillness at Appomattox" was the first adult Civil War book I attempted after, many years ago, I was captivated by a series of Civil War stories geared to pre-teens.

Since that time, I have continued to read about the Civil War and recently have recaptured something of my boyish fascination /5. Catton’s best-selling book, A Stillness at Appomattox, earned him a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in Before his death inCatton wrote a total of ten books detailing the Civil War.

Customer Reviews. Related Searches. book by rick atkinson. book by bruce : A Stillness at Appomattox is a work of historical nonfiction by American journalist and historian Bruce Catton.

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Lee's army/5(). About A Stillness at Appomattox. Recounting the final year of the Civil War, this classic volume by Bruce Catton won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in non-fiction.

A Stillness at Appomattox has ratings and reviews. Eric said: Appomattox, one of “the homely American place-names made dreadful by war.” Appoma. Recounting the final year of the Civil War, this classic volume by Bruce Catton won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book.

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In this final volume of the Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton, America's foremost Civil War historian, takes the reader through the battles of /5(30). A Stillness at Appomattox () is an award-winning, non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S.

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