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Grant's river campaign : Fort Henry to Shiloh

Author: Jack H Lepa
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
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"In Tennessee in the early months of 1862, Ulysses S. Grant captured forts Henry and Donelson and opened the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers to military and commercial shipping. This book describes not only the actual fighting that took place but how important political and economic factors influenced the overall military strategy in the region"--
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Lepa, Jack H., 1949-
Grant's river campaign
(DLC) 2013035697
(OCoLC)830367191
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack H Lepa
ISBN: 9781476612157 1476612153
OCLC Number: 861199933
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Getting Ready for War; 2. War Comes to the West; 3. The Opening Moves; 4. Taking Fort Henry; 5. On to Fort Donelson; 6. Two Attacks and Two Defeats; 7. The Confederates Strike First; 8. The Battle for Fort Donelson; 9. A Most Important Victory; 10.0Johnston Saves What He Can; 11. On to Nashville; 12. Problems for Grant; 13. Pittsburg Landing; 14. The Forces Gather; 15. Johnston Risks All; 16. The Approaching Battle; 17. A Lovely Day for a Battle; 18. Fighting and Falling Back; 19. Disaster Approaches; 20. Slaughter in the Afternoon; 21. Grant Hangs On. 22. A Terrible Night for All23. The Second Morning; 24. Reversal of Fortune; 25. After Shiloh; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jack H. Lepa.

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"excellent...well-researched...effectively describes the Battle of Shiloh...superbly written...well documented and researched...a must"--<i>Civil War News</i>.

 
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