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Although I am not a Civil War buff, I thoroughly enjoyed this continuation to one of the greatest "what-ifs" in American history. After finishing the amazing "Gettysburg," I was worried that the next book would simply go too far afield into the realm of impossibility. But it seems, at least from some of the research that I've done, that the authors keep true to the spirit of the characters.
I love the character studies of Grant and his temptation of alcohol, Lincoln and his challenge of holding together the union against a background of politcal backstabbing, and of course Lee with his challenge of leading his army to victory after victory
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