The Wilderness Campaign

The Wilderness CampaignIn 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

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Chancellorsville

ChancellorsvilleSears 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

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Gettysburg

GettysburgA masterful, single volume history of the Civil War s greatest campaign Drawing 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 his

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Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military ParkThis 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.

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Davis and Lee at War

Davis and Lee at WarSteven Woodworth s previous book, the critically acclaimed Jefferson Davis and His Generals, won the prestigious Fletcher Pratt Award and was a main selection of the History Book Club In that book he showed how the failures of Davis and his military leaders in the west paved the way for

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