• Landscape Turned Red

  • The Battle of Antietam
  • By: Stephen W. Sears
  • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
  • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (453 ratings)

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Landscape Turned Red

By: Stephen W. Sears
Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
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Publisher's summary

The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation's history: On this single day, the battle claimed nearly 23,000 casualties. In Landscape Turned Red, the renowned historian Stephen Sears draws on a remarkable cache of diaries, dispatches, and letters to recreate the vivid drama of Antietam as experienced not only by its leaders but also by its soldiers, both Union and Confederate. Combining brilliant military analysis with narrative history of enormous power, Landscape Turned Red is the definitive work on this climactic and bitter struggle.
©1983 Stephen W. Sears (P)2005 Blackstone Audiobooks
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  • Categories: History

Critic reviews

"The best account of the Battle of Antietam." (The New York Times Book Review)
"No other book so vividly depicts that battle, the campaign that preceded it, and the dramatic political events that followed." (Washington Post Book World)