We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War: November 1860-April 1861
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: September 2012
Duration: 12 hours 54 minutes
"Noted historian William J. Cooper has forged a reputation as one of today' s foremost Civil War experts. In We Have the War Upon Us, Cooper takes a fresh look at the months between Lincoln's election and the attack on Fort Sumter that sparked the war. For years, compromise had kept the North and South from conflict but in these crucial months, the actions of major players on both sides pushed the country to the brink of destruction.