Gotham at War

Gotham at War

New York City, 1860-1865

By Edward K. Spann

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Paperback, 9780842050579, 213pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2002

Description
Gotham at War is an accessible, entertaining account of America's biggest and most powerful urban center during the Civil War. New York City mobilized an enthusiastic but poorly trained military force during the first month of the war that helped pr


About the Author
Edward K. Spann is professor emeritus of history at Indiana State University. He is the author of numerous books, including Gotham at War: New York City 1860-1865 and Ideals and Politics: New York Intellecutals and Liberal Democracy, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.