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The Battle of Glendale : the day the South nearly won the Civil War

Author: Jim Stempel
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On June 30, 1862, at a small Virginia crossroads known as Glendale, Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee sliced the retreating Army of the Potomac in two and came remarkably close to destroying their Federal foe. Never before or after would the Confederacy come as close to transforming American history as it did at the Battle of Glendale"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Stempel
ISBN: 9780786463008 0786463007
OCLC Number: 681482769
Description: vi, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The great skedaddle --
A view from the Gazelle --
Kearny le Magnifique --
Morning --
Orders at daybreak --
Delay on the Charles City Road --
The rear guard of all God's creation --
Dithering at White Oak Swamp --
The long wait --
A perfect model of a Christian hero --
A battle of axes --
For the nonce below their wanted tension --
Riot on the river road --
Misfortune's plaything --
A thing understood as it really is --
The gallant Jenkins --
Go build a bridge --
A reckless impetuosity I never saw equaled --
Nightfall --
I had gained command of the Quaker Road --
One blood-chilling cry of pain --
I'll see you all in Hell --
Cowardice or treason --
The lost day of the last cause.
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"On June 30, 1862, at a small Virginia crossroads known as Glendale, Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee sliced the retreating Army of the Potomac in two and came remarkably close to destroying their Federal foe. Never before or after would the Confederacy come as close to transforming American history as it did at the Battle of Glendale"--Provided by publisher.

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