Echoes of Thunder: A Guide to the Seven Days Battles

Echoes of Thunder: A Guide to the Seven Days BattlesEchoes of Thunder is the only guide to the 1862 Seven Days Battles Taking the reader over the ground where the five battles were fought between the Union and Confederate armies from June 26 to July 1, 1862, the book is for the Civil War expert as well as the newcomer.For each battlefield the book p

Extraordinary Circumstances: The Seven Days Battles

Extraordinary Circumstances: The Seven Days BattlesThe first campaign in the Civil War in which Robert E Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia, the Seven Days Battles were fought southeast of the Confederate capital of Richmond in the summer of 1862 Lee and his fellow officers, including Stonewall Jackson, James Longstreet, A P Hill, and D H.

A Guide to the Major Battles of the Civil War

A Guide to the Major Battles of the Civil WarThe text of this guide to the major battles of America s Civil War equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 30 pages was prepared by the U.S Department of the Interior s National Park Service, which sponsors the American Battlefield Protection Program Learn about 23 major battles

Shiloh, 1862

Shiloh, 1862Offers 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.

Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War

Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil WarAn arresting piece of popular history n Sean Wilentz, The New York Times Book Review n nNicholas Lemann opens this extraordinary book with a riveting account of the horrific events of Easter 1873 in Colfax, Louisiana, where a white militia of Confederate veterans turned vigilantes attacked the bl

No Better Place to Die: The Battle Of Stones River

No Better Place to Die: The Battle Of Stones RiverPeter 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 n nA mere handful of battlefields have come to epitomize the anguish and pain of America s

Three Little Battles of the American Civil War

Three Little Battles of the American Civil WarPacked with factual detail, Three Little Battles is a readable history of some little known actions that raged in the latter part of the Civil War starting with the bloodbath that occurred at the battle of Olustee in early 1864 in North Florida Olustee is probably the best known and most complet

Battles of the American Civil War

Battles of the American Civil WarCivil War always the most heartrending experience for any nation America s was no different, families split, brother fighting brother but always the overriding sincerity of the cause There were many bloody conflicts as the two sides fought with determination and purpose This book looks at ove

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War

Battles and Leaders of the Civil WarFirst hand testimonials from officers, soldiers, and civilians involved in America s bloodiest conflict, accompanied by black and white line drawings, etchings, and maps Covers battles from Bull Run and Gettysburg to the surrender at Appomattox, with words from Lee, Grant, Sherman as well as lesser

Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War

Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil WarFew historians have ever captured the drama, excitement, and tragedy of the War Between the States quite like Edwin Bearss The acclaimed Homer of the Civil War, has won a huge, devoted following with his extraordinary battlefield tours and eloquent soliloquies about the heroes, scoundrels, and li