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: This volume charts the final two years of the Civil War as it occurred in the eastern United States. Many of the wars most pivotal battles were fought during this time, including the Battle of Gettysburg. The turning point of the war, Gettysburg ended with a Confederate defeatand thousands of casualties on both sides. This time period also saw the surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House, Lincolns assassination at Fords Theater, and the beginnings of Southern Reconstruction. This book transports the reader to the battlefields of the war, allowing them to see this fascinating history as it unfolded. Accompanied by photographs and illustrations from the era, as well as a comprehensive time detailing notable events, this book provides a captivating look at some of the most important events in American history.