The History of the American Civil is a three volume set published
in 1868. It was written by John William Draper and is a comprehensive
look at the events surrounding the entire period of the American
Civil War. The volumes are chronological and cover the following
Volume 1 The causes of the War and the events preparatory
to it, up to the close of President Buchanan's administration.
Volume 2 The events from the inauguration of President
Lincoln to the proclamation of emancipation of the slaves.
Volume 3- The events from the proclamation of the emancipation
of the slaves to the end of the war.
Here is an image of the title page of one of the volumes.