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Richmond Burning; The Last Days of the Confederate Capital

By: Lankford, Nelson

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Penguin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003852

ISBN: 0670031178

Condition: New


This is a fascinating book on history, meticulously researched by Nelson Lankford. He draws upon a treasure trove of diaries, letters, memoirs, and newspaper reports to create a narrative of novelistic immediacy that relives the experiences of the men and women, both black and white, who witnessed the tumultuous events that tore their city down. Includes the unforgettable scenes of Abraham Lincoln's voyage up the James River to the Confederate White House, and of Robert ... View more info