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Sacred ties : from West Point brothers to battlefield rivals : a true story of the Civil War

Author: Tom Carhart
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This is the Civil War as seen through the eyes of six young West Point graduates: George Armstrong Custer, Stephen Dodson Ramsuer, Henry Algernon du Pont, John Pelham, Thomas Lafayette Rosser, and Wesley Merritt. At the military academy they forged bonds stronger than brotherhood, but a few short years later had to choose between blue and gray, even facing each other on opposite sides of battlefields.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Carhart
ISBN: 9780425234211 0425234215
OCLC Number: 466335870
Description: 373 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Benny Havens --
Two key institutions --
Cadet days --
Impending disunion --
The fighting begins --
Fighting on the Peninsula --
Second battle of Bull Run --
Battle of Antietam --
The battle of Fredericksburg --
Battle of Chancellorsville --
The battle of Gettysburg --
The wilderness --
Battle of Spotsylvania --
The Shenandoah Valley --
Cavalry clashes --
Tora, tora, tora --
Cloudburst --
Counterattack --
Valley conquest and Rosser's raids --
Appomattox campaign --
Old soldiers.
Other Titles: From West Point brothers to battlefield rivals: a true story of the Civil War
Responsibility: Tom Carhart.
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This is the Civil War as seen through the eyes of six young West Point graduates: George Armstrong Custer, Stephen Dodson Ramsuer, Henry Algernon du Pont, John Pelham, Thomas Lafayette Rosser, and Wesley Merritt. At the military academy they forged bonds stronger than brotherhood, but a few short years later had to choose between blue and gray, even facing each other on opposite sides of battlefields.

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