Atlas of the Civil War

Overview

Behold the beauty, majesty, and accuracy of revolutionary new world atlases published by Macmillan and produced from the $20 million Bertelsmann/RV Verlag world digital cartographic database. Peerless in design, quality, and practicality, these new atlases are published in print and CD-ROM formats and feature unique, distinctive benefits:
-- Special coloration shows what the Earth really looks like from space...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (61) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $12.00   
  • Used (58) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$12.00
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(471)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Gift quality, Fine. A superior copy without defect. Clean, unmarked pages. Fine binding and cover. Hardcover and dust jacket. 223 p. ; 31 cm. Contents: 1861: The coming of war. ... April 12-14: Fort Sumter --Clashes in Missouri --Western Virginia --Virginia --South Atlantic coast --1862: A war for freedom. Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee --February 6-16: Forts Henry and Donelson --Northwestern Arkansas --April 6: Shiloh --April 7: Shiloh --Upper Mississippi Valley --Lower Mississippi Valley --New Mexico campaign --North Carolina campaign --Showdown at Hampton Roads --McCellan's peninsula campaign --Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign: Phase 1; Phase 2 --Seven Days Battles: Phase 1; Phase 2 --July 14-August 27: Second Manassas (Bull Run) campaign: Phase 1; August 28- Second Manassas: Phase 2 --September 4-20: The Antietam campaign: Phase 1 --September 17: Antietam --December 13: Fredericksburg --Confederate Cavalry raids in Kentucky and Tennessee --Confederate invasion of Kentucky --Iuka and Corinth --Grant's first Vicksburg campaign --December 30-January 2 (1863): Stones River (Murfreesboro) --1863: The turning of the tide. Grant's second Vicksburg campaign: Phase 1; Phase 2 --May 18-July 4: Siege and capture of Vicksburg --May 8-July 9: Port Hudson campaign --April 26-May 1: Chancellorsville: Phase 1 --May 1-6: Chancellorsville: Phase 2 --Gettysburg campaign: The invasion of Pennsylvania --Gettysburg July 1; July 2; July 3 --July-August: Two raids --April 7-September 6: The campaign against Charleston --June 24-September 9: Tullahoma campaign and capture of Chattanooga --September 10-18: Chickamauga campaign --September 19-20: Chickamauga --September 21-November 25: Chattanooga --August 15-December 4: Knoxville campaigns --October-November: Operations in Virginia. 1864: Total war. February-March: Operations in Mississippi and Florida --March 10-May 22: The Red River campaign --March 1-May 3: Steele's Arkansas campaign --May 5-7: The Wilderness --May 8-12: Spotsylvania, Phase 1; May 13-19: Phase 2 --May 21-June 3: Read more Show Less

Ships from: Boonsboro, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$50.00
Seller since 2015

Feedback rating:

(229)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$86.18
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(210)

Condition: New

Ships from: Chicago, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Behold the beauty, majesty, and accuracy of revolutionary new world atlases published by Macmillan and produced from the $20 million Bertelsmann/RV Verlag world digital cartographic database. Peerless in design, quality, and practicality, these new atlases are published in print and CD-ROM formats and feature unique, distinctive benefits:
-- Special coloration shows what the Earth really looks like from space
-- Uniform scale across all continents provides true one-to-one comparisons
-- Transportation routes and POIs are highlighted so map can be used for travel as well as home and office reference
-- Up-to-date research and clean, modern type ensure readers are getting the most current and clear information

And these are just the opening titles in the Macmillan Atlas Geographic Reference category. Look for innovative new titles in Historic Reference such as The Atlas of the Civil War and Popular Reference such as The Atlas of War & Peace: Bosnia Herzegovina.

Written by leading historians and edited by Pulitzer Prize recipient James M. McPherson, The Atlas of the Civil War provides dynamic reconstructions of all major campaigns and many of the smaller skirmishes on land and sea, in the western theater as well as the eastern. Includes more than 180 specially created full-color maps and 200 photographs.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Zom Zoms
Pulitzer Prizewinning author McPherson is Edwards Professor of American History at Princeton. In addition to the prizewinning "Battle Cry of Freedom", his books include "Struggle for Equality" and "Marching toward Freedom". The contributors to "The Atlas of the Civil War" are academics and military-park historians The 200 maps in this specialized atlas show troop movements first and second positions, retreats, physical features, and the location of towns and counties. Clearly defined symbols indicate army hierarchies corps, division, brigade, topographic features, and battle lines encampments, siege lines, batteries. Thus, the reader gets a "comprehensive overview of the warfare which was destined to affect Americans for centuries." Arranged around the maps as sidebars and inserts are hundreds of photographs, eyewitness accounts, letters, and news clippings The atlas is divided into five sections, each one highlighting a war year from 1861 to 1865. A typical example, the 1864 "Total War," begins with a full-page photograph of General Grant accompanied by a 1,200-word article that provides a context for the two dozen maps that follow. The writing is colorful and engaging. Also presented here is a double-page color lithograph of the battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia Since the pages measure 9 by 12 inches, the maps are fairly large. Line clarity, color, and detailing are excellent. The photos could almost stand alone as a photographic essay of the war. They strengthen the impact of the maps tremendously. For example, accompanying the map of the Spotsylvania Campaign is a photo of a dead Confederate soldier, captioned, "So devastating had been the Union fire that many of the Confederate dead lay in orderly rows, the alignment of their ranks perfectly preserved." The volume concludes with a brief bibliography and indexes of personal names and place-names The four-volume "Encyclopedia of the Confederacy" ["RBB" F 1 94] contains 67 maps, most of them on military matters. But with a reasonable price of $40, "The Atlas of the Civil War" is an excellent buy and will be valued by public and academic libraries serving serious Civil War researchers.
Booknews
A reference that charts all of the major campaigns and many of the smaller skirmishes of the Civil War. Each clash is plotted on one of 200 specially commissioned color maps which show where the battles were fought, the kind of terrain, and who led the troops. Time-lines provide accounts of the battles and maneuvers, and the accompanying text highlights the strategic aims and tactical considerations of the men in charge. Each battle map is cross-referenced to communications and locator maps that situate the fighting as it swept the country. Some 200 photographs and numerous personal accounts describe the experiences of the soldiers in the field. 9.25x12.25" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780025790506
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/1994
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 9.49 (w) x 12.30 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author


James McPherson
Read More Show Less
    1. Hometown:
      Princeton, New Jersey
    1. Date of Birth:
      October 11, 1936
    2. Place of Birth:
      Valley City, North Dakota
    1. Education:
      B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN) 1958; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1963

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)