This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

"This Hallowed Ground" is a comprehensive, detailed account of the American Civil War, from its origins to its aftermath. The book provides a vivid narrative of the battles, political events, and key figures of the war, skillfully blending historical facts with engaging storytelling. The author's perspective as a historian and journalist brings the era to life, offering readers an in-depth understanding of this pivotal period in American history.

The 3117th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 120

Since this book was first published in 1956, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 120.0.

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