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Guide to the Battle of Antietam, the Maryland Campaign of 1862

Author: Jay Luvaas; Harold W Nelson; Army War College (U.S.)
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1996.
Series: U.S. Army War College guides to Civil War battles.
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"America's bloodiest day"--The Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 - left more dead American soldiers in its wake than any other 24-hour period in history. Antietam and the related battles of the Maryland Campaign that led up to the lethal confrontation did not result in decisive defeats for either side. But they did serve as a brutal warning to an out-gunned, out-commanded, and out-organized Union army. This
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Guide to the Battle of Antietam, the Maryland Campaign of 1862.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1996
(OCoLC)655250802
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Luvaas; Harold W Nelson; Army War College (U.S.)
ISBN: 0700607846 9780700607846
OCLC Number: 34704922
Notes: Originally published: Carlisle, Pa. : South Mountain Press, 1987.
Description: xxi, 310 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Maryland Campaign 4-19 September 1862, The Road to South Mountain --
The Battle of South Mountain 14 September 1862 --
From South Mountain to Antietam --
Crampton's Gap --
From Crampton's Gap to Harpers Ferry --
Bolivar Heights: The Defense of Harpers Ferry --
Harpers Ferry to Antietam --
The Battle of Antietam --
App. I. Field Logistics in the Civil War / Charles R. Shrader --
App. II. Order of Battle --
App. III. Recapitulation of Casualties.
Series Title: U.S. Army War College guides to Civil War battles.
Other Titles: Battle of Antietam, the Maryland Campaign of 1862
Responsibility: edited by Jay Luvaas and Harold W. Nelson.

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"America's bloodiest day"--The Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 - left more dead American soldiers in its wake than any other 24-hour period in history. Antietam and the related battles of the Maryland Campaign that led up to the lethal confrontation did not result in decisive defeats for either side. But they did serve as a brutal warning to an out-gunned, out-commanded, and out-organized Union army. This guide will be invaluable to anyone - from battlefield.

Explorer to armchair observer - who wants a moment-by-moment replay of one of the most significant Civil War campaigns.

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