Civil War Battlegrounds: The Illustrated History of the War's Pivotal Battles and Campaigns

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Relive the historic battles of the Civil War in this comprehensive overview of all the key battle sites.
Written by expert Civil War scholar Richard Sauers, Civil War Battlegrounds is fully illustrated with period photography and modern artwork, bringing the pivotal battles to life for historian and tourist alike. From Fort Sumter to Gettysburg to Appomattox and points between, Sauers illuminates the path of the war, providing stories of the battles and key participants along ...

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Civil War Battlegrounds: The Illustrated History of the War's Pivotal Battles and Campaigns

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Overview

Relive the historic battles of the Civil War in this comprehensive overview of all the key battle sites.
Written by expert Civil War scholar Richard Sauers, Civil War Battlegrounds is fully illustrated with period photography and modern artwork, bringing the pivotal battles to life for historian and tourist alike. From Fort Sumter to Gettysburg to Appomattox and points between, Sauers illuminates the path of the war, providing stories of the battles and key participants along with fascinating sidebars covering a variety of related topics. He also covers helpful visitor information for the battleground tourist, including phone numbers and websites, hours, parking details, admission fees, and available tours and programs. With its wealth of concise and engaging information, Civil War Battlegrounds lets you walk in the footsteps of the men and women who lived, fought, and died in this bloodiest of American conflicts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760344538
  • Publisher: Zenith Press
  • Publication date: 4/25/2013
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,447,887
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Sauers (White Oak, PA) began his career in U.S. military history, particularly the Civil War, by lecturing on the subject at a number of Pennsylvania colleges and universities. Since then, he has written several books and many articles on the Civil War, as well as U.S. military history in general. He has also worked as an editor at Butternut & Blue Press, a history publisher in Baltimore, and as a curator at the Soldiers and Sailor Memorial Hall & Museum in Pittsburgh. Sauers has been published in or worked as an editor for several magazines, including Civil War Times Illustrated, the Journal of Military History, Gettysburg, and North and South.

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Table of Contents


Introduction
The Civil War
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina
Manassas National Battlefield Park, Manassas, Virginia
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, Republic, Missouri
Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Dover, Tennessee
Pea Ridge National Military Park, Pea Ridge, Arkansas
Shiloh National Military Park, Shiloh, Tennessee
Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah, Georgia
Richmond National Battlefield Park, Richmond, Virginia
Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Kennesaw, Georgia
Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick, Maryland
Petersburg National Battlefield, Petersburg, Virginia
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox, Virginia
Index
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