Reveille in Washington 1860-1865 Margaret Leech 1941 Harper & Brothers Publications

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Immerse yourself in the pivotal moments of American history with Reveille in Washington 1860–1865, written by Margaret Leech and published in 1941 by Harper & Brothers. This hardcover book encompasses 483 pages of rich historical narrative.

Leech's Pulitzer Prize-winning work vividly brings to life the politics, personalities, and day-to-day realities of Washington, D.C., during the Civil War. From the intricate details of Mary Lincoln's gowns to the broader societal upheavals, Leech masterfully illuminates the era.  This book's contents remain a captivating and scholarly exploration of this tumultuous period in American history.


  • Author: Margaret Leech
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Year: 1941
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 483
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1 inches
  • Condition: Wear on dust jacket, signed by previous owner

Four Key Features:

  1. Detailed Historical Account: A vivid portrayal of Washington, D.C., during the Civil War.
  2. Pulitzer Prize-Winning: recognized for its scholarship and engrossing narrative.
  3. Rich in Detail: From political intrigue to the nuances of social life in the capital.
  4. Notable Figures: Insights into the lives of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and others.

Beyond The Final Page:

"Reveille in Washington, 1860–1865" is more than a book; it's a window into a defining chapter of American history. It offers readers a chance to experience the Civil War era through the eyes of those who lived it.


This vintage book has been previously owned and shows signs of age, including wear on its dust jacket and a signature from its previous owner. These aspects add to its historical value and charm. Please refer to the photos for a closer look, and contact us if you need more information or additional pictures.

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