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Shiloh : the battle that changed the Civil War

Author: Larry J Daniel
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Battle of Shiloh was fought in April 1862 on the banks of the Tennessee River in south central Tennessee. In two days of vicious combat more casualties were inflicted than in all of the rest of America's wars added together up to that time. Despite the bloody butcher's list, no land exchanged hands. The North was stunned to hear that one of its principal armies had been taken by surprise. The Federal commander,
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Daniel, Larry J., 1947-
Shiloh.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1997
(OCoLC)605963060
Online version:
Daniel, Larry J., 1947-
Shiloh.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1997
(OCoLC)609868483
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry J Daniel
ISBN: 0684803755 9780684803753 0684838575 9780684838571
OCLC Number: 36011722
Description: 430 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Capitals --
A crisis of faith --
Golden opportunities --
The armies --
Storm clouds --
The opening attack --
Confererate high tide --
The blue line stiffens --
Lost opportunity? --
Counterattack --
Retreat --
Ramifications.
Other Titles: Battle that changed the Civil War
Responsibility: Larry J. Daniel.
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An important reassessment of the American Civil War battle that left more dead and wounded than all previous conflicts in American history combined - and stripped both the Union and the Confederacy  Read more...

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The Orlando Sentinel A penetrating analysis that makes a convincing case for the importance of the Shiloh campaign as one of the turning points of the Civil War Donald Towles Louisville Read more...

 
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