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The Battle of Fair Oaks : Turning Point of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign.

Author: Robert P Broadwater
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the spring of 1862, Union Major General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac launched a bloody offensive up the Virginia Peninsula in an effort to capture the Confederate capital of Richmond. This study chronicles the pivotal but often overlooked turning point of the Peninsula Campaign--the Battle of Fair Oaks, also known as Seven Pines. At Fair Oaks, Confederate troops succeeded in driving back Union forces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Broadwater, Robert P.
Battle of Fair Oaks : Turning Point of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Broadwater
ISBN: 9780786485437 0786485434 1283077795 9781283077798
OCLC Number: 721194896
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; One. The Promise of a New Year; Two. "On to Richmond" Once More; Three. Up the Peninsula; Four. To the Edge of Victory; Five. Counteroffensive at Fair Oaks; Six. Another Grim Day of Battle; Seven. Lee Takes the Offensive; Eight. Race for the James; Epilogue; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Appendix 5; Appendix 6; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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In the spring of 1862, Union Major General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac launched a bloody offensive up the Virginia Peninsula in an effort to capture the Confederate capital of Richmond.  Read more...

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