A Stillness at Appomattox : The Army of the Potomac

  • by Bruce Catton
  • Narrated by Michael Kramer
  • Series: The Army of the Potomac
  • 15 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Undoubtedly Bruce Catton's most brilliant book, A Stillness at Appomattox won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. Catton, our foremost Civil War historian, recounts the most spectacular conflicts between Grant and Lee and details the end of hope for the Confederacy. Utilizing various collections of unpublished letters written by soldiers, personal diaries of spouses and relatives, memoirs of soldiers and their families, and official war records, Catton follows Grant's campaigns from early 1864 to the end of the war, detailing many crucial battles along the way.

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Superb Catton classic.

Great narration of the intimate and authentic journey of the last year of the Army of the Potomac.
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- David

Civil War brought to life

Never before, in my experience, has a narrative so fully captured the experience of the war between the states. This is a book to lend to your children.
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- Rebecca Campbell

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2014
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio