How to Lose the Civil War

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How to Lose the Civil War

Military Mistakes of the War Between the States

By Bill Fawcett

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061807275, 303pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2011

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Fawcett rivals Jim Dunnigan as a general-audience military analyst. Publishers Weekly

An expert on historical military incompetence, Bill Fawcett now offers an engrossing, fact-filled collection that sheds light on the biggest, dumbest screw ups of the America's bloodiest conflict. How to Lose the Civil War is a fascinating compendium of battlefield blunders and strategic mistakes on both sides of the line. History and military buffs, trivia lovers, and students of the War Between the States will all be mesmerized by this amazing collection of gaffes and bungles perpetrated by idiot officers and short-sighted politicians, Union and Confederate alike published on the 150th anniversary of the brutal conflict that changed America forever.

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