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The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide: More than 500 Sites from Gettysburg to Vicksburg (Paperback)

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The definitive guidebook for Civil War tourists, from the novice historian to the die-hard buff


For those who can’t resist trying to see it all, this indispensable book contains information on and reviews of almost 450 historical sites across the United States related to the Civil War, including all 384 of the principal battlefields listed by the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission. Every entry includes an in-depth overview of the history of the battle and its importance to the war, the must-see places at each site, as well as lodging and other travel information. Outlining ten suggested itineraries for short road trips that cover every major battle of the war, The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide enables historical travelers of any level to experience the Civil War as no other book has done.

About the Author


Michael Weeks is an amateur historian with a passion for the road. He has driven tens of thousands of miles across America in order to experience first-hand the amazing stories and experiences that U.S. history has to offer. Michael lives in the South Loop area of Chicago, Illinois with his wife, Charlotte, and works as an occupational health and safety consultant. He is a graduate of Purdue University. His books include The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide and Civil War Road Trip: A Guide to Northern Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781581573374
ISBN-10: 1581573375
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: March 14th, 2016
Pages: 688
Language: English