The Civil War: A Narrative--Fort Sumter to Perryville, Vol. 1By Shelby Foote
- Author: Shelby Foote
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Vintage
- Published: 1986-11-12
- Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox. Here, for a certainty, is one of the great historical narratives of our century, a unique and brilliant achievement, one that must be firmly placed in the ranks of the masters. Anyone who wants to relive the Civil War will go through this volume with pleasure. Years from now, Foote's monumental narrative most likely will continue to be read and remembered as a classic of its kind.