This Republic of Suffering

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This Republic of Suffering

Death and the American Civil War

By Drew Gilpin Faust

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, 9781410408310, 645pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008

Description
Eminent historian Faust presents an illuminating study of the American struggle to comprehend the meaning and practicalities of death in the face of the unprecedented carnage of the Civil War.