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  • Crossroads to Freedom

  • Antietam
  • By: James M. McPherson
  • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
  • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Through historical newspaper accounts and the personal letters of soldiers, the events leading up to the battle and the battle itself are stunningly recreated. You will enter the mind of Robert E. Lee as he makes the fateful decision to cross the Potomac River and take the offensive. You will feel the frustration of Abraham Lincoln as he struggles to convince George McClellan to fight. And you will stand side-by-side with foot soldiers as the peaceful Maryland countryside explodes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Far beyond the scope of the battle

  • By Aaron on 01-26-04

Very Dry

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Reviewed: 05-02-16

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Poor narrator... The narrator was monotone and it put me to sleep.

If you’ve listened to books by James M. McPherson before, how does this one compare?


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What character would you cut from Crossroads to Freedom?

Its a history book.

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