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1 SWANBERG, W.A. FIRST BLOOD. The Story of Fort Sumter
London Longmans 1960 Reprint Hardcover VG VG 
viii+373pp+illus. Dj slightly chipped and sunned. Light foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. The story of the events at the tiny garrison established between 1860-61 off the coast of South Carolina which representated the entire North-South quarrel in miniature. At the centre of the narrative stands the defender of Sumter, Major Robert Anderson, who emerges as a remarkable figure of compelling sympathy. The story of the plight of those inside the garrison and the mounting tensions in the South in a very readable account of the strange and futile beginning of the American Civil War. Index. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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