Richard J Sommers Richmond Redeemed The Siege at Petersburg pioneered the study of the Civil War fighting around Petersburg This award winning volume conveyed an epic narrative of crucial military operations in early autumn 1864 which had gone unrecognized for than 100 years.
With To the North Anna River, the third book in his outstanding five book series, Gordon C Rhea continues his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee in the spring of 1864 May 13 through 25, a phase oddly ignored by historians, was critical in the c
In the spring of 1864, in the vast Virginia scrub forest known as the Wilderness, Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee first met in battle The Wilderness campaign of May 5 6 initiated an epic confrontation between these two Civil War commanders one that would finally end, eleven months later, with L
Gordon Rhea s gripping fourth volume on the spring 1864 campaign which pitted Ulysses S Grant against Robert E Lee for the first time in the Civil War vividly re creates the battles and maneuvers from the stalemate on the North Anna River through the Cold Harbor offensive Cold Harbor Grant and L
Robert E Lee, after decisively repelling John Pope s August 1862 invasion of Virginia at the Second Battle of Manassas, took the offensive Moving north into Maryland, Lee divided his forces to capture Harpers Ferry while continuing his advance further into Union territory George B McClellan, the
The first major history ever written on the first battle of the Civil War, this narrative describes the chaotic fighting by courageous amateurs that nearly resulted in Confederate independence.
Fought in a tangled forest fringing the south bank of the Rapidan River, the Battle of the Wilderness marked the initial engagement in the climactic months of the Civil War in Virginia, and the first encounter between Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee Gordon C Rhea, in his exhaustive study The Ba
Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E Lee s radical decision to divide his small army a violation of basic military rules sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous march around the Union army flank Jackson s death acciden
A masterful, single volume history of the Civil War s greatest campaign n nDrawing on original source material, from soldiers letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W Sears s Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign He takes particular care in hi
Provides a chronicle of the nine final days of the Civil War, and a portrait of Grant, Lee, Lincoln, and the war s other notable personalities as they play out the end game to America s bloodiest war.
The Battle of Gettyburg remains one of the most controversial military actions in America s history, and one of the most studied.Professor Coddington s is an analysis not only of the battle proper, but of the actions of both Union and Confederate armies for the six months prior to the battle and the
This map is a tear resistant, waterproof, full color topographic map of the battlefield The map displays all monuments, markers and tablets, and current as well as historic features This map also provides all pertinent visitor information including park headquarters, rest rooms and picnic areas A
One of the bloodiest days in American military history, the Battle of Antietam turned the tide of the Civil War in favor of the North and delivered the first major defeat to Robert E Lee s army In The Gleam of Bayonets, James V Murfin gives a compelling account of the events and personalities in
On to Petersburg is the final book in Gordon Rhea s five volume history of the Overland Campaign, a series of Civil War battles fought between Generals Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee in southeastern Virginia in the spring and summer of 1864 Having previously covered the campaign in The Battle