A Stillness at Appomattox

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Bruce Catton

Narrated By: Michael Kramer

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: September 2014

Duration: 15 hours 36 minutes

Summary:

Undoubtedly Bruce Catton's most brilliant book, A Stillness at Appomattox won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. Catton, our foremost Civil War historian, recounts the most spectacular conflicts between Grant and Lee and details the end of hope for the Confederacy.

Utilizing various collections of unpublished letters written by soldiers, personal diaries of spouses and relatives, memoirs of soldiers and their families, and official war records, Catton follows Grant's campaigns from early 1864 to the end of the war, detailing many crucial battles along the way.

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  • Chuck S

    Great book- it did win the Pulitzer. Great narrator. Book gives insight to the line soldiers that most books don't.

  • Ken Hutnick

    Great book. It has greatly increased my appreciating on the Civil War and the sacrifices of the soldiers of both Armies.