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Taken at the flood : Robert E. Lee and Confederate strategy in the Maryland campaign of 1862

Author: Joseph L Harsh
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Complementing Confederate Tide Rising, which covers the origins of the Maryland campaign, Taken at the Flood is a detailed account of the military campaign itself. It focuses on military policy and strategy and the context necessary to understand that strategy. A fair appraisal of the campaign requires a full appraisal of the circumstances under which the two commanders, Robert E. Lee and George B. McClellan,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harsh, Joseph L.
Taken at the flood.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607337780
Online version:
Harsh, Joseph L.
Taken at the flood.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)609307098
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert Edward Lee; Robert E (Soldat) Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph L Harsh
ISBN: 0873386310 9780873386319
OCLC Number: 39887075
Description: xvii, 649 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. "On such a full sea ..." --
Reprise. "From the interior to the frontier": Lee reaches the Potomac, September 1, 1862 --
"We cannot afford to be idle": Lee's strategic dilemma, September 2-3, 1862 --
"More fully persuaded": Lee crosses the Potomac, September 4-6, 1862 --
"In this I was disappointed": Lee revises his strategy, September 7-9, 1862 --
"Intercept such as may attempt escape": Lee's best-laid plans, September 10-12, 1862 --
"More rapidly than convenient": Lee's plans unravel, September 13, 1862 --
"The day has gone against us": Lee stands at the mountain gaps, September 14, 1862 --
"We will make our stand on these hills": Lee's hope renewed, September 15, 1862 --
"All will be right": Lee's last chance for maneuver, September 16, 1862 --
"A hard day's work before us": Lee's bloodiest day, September 17, 1862 --
"Until none but heroes are left": Antietam endgame, September 18-21, 1862, and after --
Finale. "We have tried the utmost": Lee's ventures risked and lost.
Responsibility: Joseph L. Harsh.

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An account of the Maryland Campaign of 1862. It focuses on military policy and strategy, examining the context necessary to understand that strategy and the circumstances under which the two  Read more...

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