A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton

"A Stillness at Appomattox" is a historical narrative that chronicles the final year of the American Civil War, focusing on the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during 1864-65, culminating in the surrender of Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House. The book provides an in-depth exploration of the war's end, bringing to life the personalities, strategies, and profound consequences of these pivotal events. It is renowned for its exhaustive research, vivid detail, and eloquent portrayal of the conflict's human element.

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