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The American Civil War

Author: Timothy H Donovan; United States Military Academy. Department of History.
Publisher: Wayne, N.J. : Avery Pub. Group, ©1987.
Series: West Point military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Begins with an in-depth view of the political, social, and military organization of pre-Civil War America, then follows the events of the war with an analysis of the military tactics used, the weaponry that was available, and the generalship employed by military leaders on both sides of the conflict. While all major battles are covered, the text focuses particular attention on those battles that helped develop new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Civil War.
Wayne, N.J. : Avery Pub. Group, ©1987
(OCoLC)569239110
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy H Donovan; United States Military Academy. Department of History.
ISBN: 0895293188 9780895293183 0895292726 9780895292728
OCLC Number: 14134921
Description: xv, 250 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: The nation divided --
Early trials : Bull Run and Shiloh --
Challenge and response in the East --
Vicksburg under attack --
Pemberton's defense --
The fall of Vicksburg --
Lee on the Rappahannock : Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville --
Gettysburg --
Grant and the West --
Prelude to victory : a new commanding general --
Attrition and war's end.
Series Title: West Point military history series.
Responsibility: Timothy H. Donovan [and others] (Department of History, United States Military Academy).

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Covers the events of the Civil War from a military point of view, with an emphasis on strategy and tactics.  Read more...

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