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To give him credit, James M. McPherson, author of What They Fought For, 1861-1865, is one of the few historians worth reading at the moment. In the current intellectual atmosphere, his.
James M. McPherson. For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. xviii, 237 pp., illustrations, index. In every war, combat soldiers leave family and lovers to crawl through unspeakably mangled human flesh in mud and blood.
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Mr. Russel “What They Fought For” Review Duel Credit US History November 30, 2016 James McPherson, author of “What They Fought For”, is a Civil War historian who wrote his book based off of the diaries and personal lives of soldiers in the Civil War. His book is informative and it gives us insight as to what it was like for the soldiers and families back in the early 1860’s.
Download file to see previous pages McPherson lay out a chronological account of this battle starting with the events that prompted the war, how the battle was fought, and its aftermath. This paper seeks to explore how the battle of Antietam changed the course of America’s Civil War in accordance with McPherson views.
James M. McPherson is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University. He has published numerous volumes on the Civil War, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom, Crossroads of Freedom (which was a New York Times bestseller), Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, and For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War.
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