1862: The Year of Hope and Horror

27 03 2012

On your newsstand now is 1862: The Year of Hope and Horror, a special edition from the Weider History Group. A follow-up to 1861: Hell Breaks Loose, the 104 page magazine ($9.99) consists of 28 first hand accounts of the year “everything seemed to change” according to Harold Holzer in his introductory essay. Interesting bits: an essay by Karl Marx, Georgia’s reaction to the draft, Butler’s Order #28, balloons, and the Pittsburgh arsenal explosion of Sept. 17.


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11 02 2018
Christopher Cross

How can I obtain a copy of “1862: The Year of Hope and Horror”?

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12 02 2018
Harry Smeltzer

You might try “sailing” a message to the publisher, Christopher. Sorry, couldn’t resist.

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