A striking visual representation of the war between the states that ended slavery and changed the landscape of America forever. Photographs of artifacts and compelling insights make this must-have for -Civil War and history buffs. This book examines many aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath. Eyewitness Books, the books that show what other books only tell, add four new and exciting titles to the ever-popular series. Now available online as well as in book form, Eyewitness Books comprise a huge multivolume encyclopedia. Each volume integrates words and pictures to enable children at different reading levels to access information on science, the arts, history, geography, sports, and much more. Detailed annotations and lavish illustrations make these titles an unparalleled reference tool.