Echoes 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
The 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.
The 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
The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with than 6,000 soldiers killed four times the number lost on D Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks In Crossroads of Freedom, America s most eminent
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 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.
An arresting piece of popular history Sean Wilentz, The New York Times Book Review Nicholas 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 black
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
Packed 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
Civil 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
First 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
Few 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