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Faint sticker remnant. 2008 Hard Cover. Although the results of many Civil War battles were in favor of the anticipated victor, in many instances the hows and whys and whos were very different than what had been planned. On many occasions the combat was accompanied by various unique and strange elements. In this engaging survey of twenty-three battles of the American Civil War, several of these peculiarities are highlighted. These intriguing tales include naval engagements, naval battles against land forces, cover-ups and scapegoats, unexpected combat and military blunders.