Many of you out there are researching Civil War ancestors and you may find a new special edition of History Magazine useful as a reference to what life was like for those ancestors during that period. Life During the Civil War is a 96-page, soft cover anniversary edition celebrating History Magazine's launch 10 years ago.
Written by author David A. Norris, Life During The Civil War looks beyond the major battles and famous generals of the Civil War. In-depth and informative articles examine what Americans of the 1860s saw, heard and felt, while serving in the army or navy, or while enduring the social changes of life on the home front during the war years. From these articles that highlight large and small aspects of everyday life, the reader will gain a better understanding of how average Americans experienced the Civil War, a central event of the nation's history. Only $9.95 (plus $4.95 shipping). ISBN 978-0-9781592-5-2
Available direct from the publisher by calling toll-free at 1-888-326-2476, by visiting history-magazine.com/civilwar.htm, or from newsstands by November 1, 2009.