Civil War Road Trip, Volume II: A Guide to Virginia & Maryland, 1863-1865

Civil War Road Trip, Volume II: A Guide to Virginia & Maryland, 1863-1865

by Michael Weeks
     
 

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In this second volume of Michael Weeks’ thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major military campaign in the region from 1863 to 1865.
In this second volume of Michael Weeks' thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major

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In this second volume of Michael Weeks’ thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major military campaign in the region from 1863 to 1865.
In this second volume of Michael Weeks' thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major military campaign in the region from 1863 to 1865, from the battles immediately following the great clash at Gettysburg to the fall of Richmond and the Appomattox campaign. Detailed directions and maps, along with a detailed history of each campaign, will guide you to and through some of the war's most critical battlegrounds, including The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Lynchburg and the battle for Richmond. A section devoted to commands and commanders tells the life stories of the famous and the little-known; an explanation of military structure, orders of battle, and the various military units helps you keep track of the course of events and the key players. Travel tips and further sources of information are also included to help your explorations run smoothly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881509847
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
05/07/2012
Edition description:
I
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
717,200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Weeks is an amateur historian with a passion for the road. He has driven tens of thousands of miles across America in order to experience first-hand the amazing stories and experiences that U.S. history has to offer. Michael lives in the South Loop area of Chicago, Illinois with his wife, Charlotte, and works as an occupational health and safety consultant. He is a graduate of Purdue University. His books include The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide and Civil War Road Trip: A Guide to Northern Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania.

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