A gripping, comprehensive account of the Civil War, including eyewitness testimony, profiles of key personalities, period photographs, illustrations and artifacts, and detailed battle maps Fully researched, superbly written.
Offers a detailed account of the Battle of Shiloh, a turning point when both the Union and the Confederacy realized the grand scale of the conflict, the large number of casualties to be expected, and that the war would not end quickly.
The struggle for control of the Mississippi River was the longest and most complex campaign of the Civil War It was marked by an extraordinary diversity of military and naval operations, including fleet engagements, cavalry raids, amphibious landings, pitched battles, and the two longest sieges in
The Battle of Champion Hill was the decisive land engagement of the Vicksburg Campaign The May 16, 1863, fighting took place just 20 miles east of the river city, where the advance of Gen Ulysses S Grant s Federal army attacked Gen John C Pemberton s hastily gathered Confederates The bloody fi
Beautifully bound and illustrated volume of the Civil War featuring The Road to Shiloh, Early Battles in the West.
Ulysses S Grant s ingenious campaign to capture the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River was one of the most decisive events of the Civil War and one of the most storied military expeditions in American history The ultimate victory at Vicksburg effectively cut the Confederacy in tw
The Battle of Shiloh was one of the most important battles of the Civil War, and it offers a particularly rich opportunity to study the ways in which different leaders reacted to unexpected challenges Shiloh Confederate High Tide in the Heartland provides a fascinating and fast paced narrative his
Peter Cozzens meticulously traces the chain of events as the Army of the Cumberland and the Army of Tennessee meet in Middle Tennessee on New Year s Eve 1862 in one of the bloodiest encounters of the Civil War A mere handful of battlefields have come to epitomize the anguish and pain of America s C
The Western theater of the Civil War, rich in agricultural resources and manpower and home to a large number of slaves, stretched 600 miles north to south and 450 miles east to west from the Appalachians to the Mississippi If the South lost the West, there would be little hope of preserving the Con
The Chickamauga Campaign—Glory or the Grave: The Breakthrough, the Union Collapse, and the Defense of Horseshoe Ridge, September 20, 1863
David Powell s The Chickamauga Campaign Glory or the Grave The Breakthrough, Union Collapse, and the Retreat to Chattanooga, September 20 23, 1863 is the second volume in his magnificent projected three volume study of this overlooked and largely misunderstood campaign According to soldier rumor,
The Atlanta campaign was one of the Civil War s most significant endeavors In War So Terrible authors James Lee McDonough and James Pickett Jones have written an extensive, highly readable new history, focusing our attention on the pivotal and fascinating events that led tot he downfall of the Gat
Historian Wiley Sword offers a richly detailed account that captures the vivid personalities behind the battle for Chattanooga Grant, Thomas, Bragg, William Tecumseh Sherman, Phil Sheridan, William Rosecrans, Pat Cleburne, Jefferson Davis, Abraham Lincoln all come alive in a narrative that combin
Civil War enthusiasts will welcome this concluding volume of Peter Cozzens s highly praised trilogy on the Civil War in the West The battles around Chattanooga in the late fall of 1863 were among the most decisive of the Civil War, opening the Deep South to the Union and setting the stage for the A
When North and South met among the desolate mountains of northwestern Georgia in 1863, they began one of the bloodiest and most decisive campaigns of the Civil War The climactic Battle of Chickamauga lasted just two days, yet it was nearly as costly as Gettysburg, with casualties among the highest