Eight influential people are showcased in this Civil War book. Brief snapshots of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee, General Ulysses S. Grant, General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, General George McClellan, Harriet Tubman, and Frederick Douglass tell of their views and decisions at this pivotal time in history. Colorful photographs and artwork portray each person or event involving the person. Glossary and index are included. This is a good beginning resource for those wanting to know more about people who had significant impact during the time of the Civil War.