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Decision in the West : the Atlanta Campaign of 1864

Author: Albert Castel
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1992.
Series: Modern war studies.
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One of the Most Dramatic and decisive episodes of the Civil War, the Atlanta Campaign was carried out on a grand scale across a spectacular landscape that pitted some of the war's best (and worst) generals against each other. Albert Castel provides the first detailed history of the campaign published since Jacob D. Cox's version appeared in 1882. Unlike Cox, a general in Sherman's army, Castel provides an objective  Read more...

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Castel, Albert E.
Decision in the West.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Castel
ISBN: 0700605622 9780700605620 070060748X 9780700607488
OCLC Number: 25712831
Description: xvi, 665 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
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Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Albert Castel ; maps by Laura Kriegstrom Poracsky.


In this study, Albert Castel aims to provide the first history of the Atlanta Campaign since Jacob D. Cox's version appeared in 1882. Unlike Cox (a general in Sherman's army), Castel is able to  Read more...


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"Castel's well-written and absorbing study may well stand as the definitive battle narrative ofd the Atlanta campaign." -American Historical Review

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