Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg

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.

The Wilderness Campaign

In the spring of 1864 in the vast scrub forest that spread south from Virginia s Rapidan and Rappahannock Rivers, Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee met in battle for the first time The Wilderness campaign of May 5 6 initiated an epic confrontation between these two commanders one that would

Before Antietam: The Battle for South Mountain

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 Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864

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 In an exciting narrative, Gordon C Rhea


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


A 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

The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command

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

Gettysburg National Military Park

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.

Davis and Lee at War

Steven 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