With a masterful eye for the telling detail, Klein vividly recounts the period from the election of Abraham Lincoln to the shelling of Fort Sumter. of photos. 2 maps.
About the Author
Maury Klein is the author of many books, including The Life and Legend of Jay Gould; Days of Defiance: Sumter, Secession, and the Coming of the Civil War; and Rainbow's End: The Crash of 1929. He is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Rhode Island.