From Second Bull Run to Gettysburg: The Civil War in the East, 1862-63

From Second Bull Run to Gettysburg: The Civil War in the East, 1862-63

by Edward J. Stackpole

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811737678
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 817,665
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Edward J. Stackpole graduated from Yale and went on to fight in the trenches of World War I, winning the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star, and three Purple Hearts.Stackpole returned home to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was active in the Pennsylvania National Guard, worked in the family newspaper business, and founded Stackpole Books. General Stackpole returned to military service to head the Panama Security Command and the War Department Manpower Board during World War II, after which he commanded the 28th Infantry Division.He died in 1967.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Union Frustrations 1

Chapter 2 Pope versus Jackson 16

Chapter 3 The Battle of Cedar Mountain 31

Chapter 4 Lee's Campaign against Pope 44

Chapter 5 Second Bull Run I: The Fight Near Groveton 83

Chapter 6 Second Bull Run II: The Main Battle Opens 94

Chapter 7 Second Bull Run III: The Climax 119

Chapter 8 The Battle of Chantilly 139

Chapter 9 Lee Invades Maryland 153

Chapter 10 The Battle of South Mountain 170

Chapter 11 The Harpers Ferry Diversion 188

Chapter 12 Antietam I: The Bloodiest Single Day 213

Chapter 13 Antietam II: Final Phase 234

Chapter 14 Lincoln Tries Another General 262

Chapter 15 The Strategy of the Fredericksburg Campaign 273

Chapter 16 Interlude on the Rappahannock 284

Chapter 17 The Curtain Rises at Fredericksburg 297

Chapter 18 Across the Rappahannock at Last 317

Chapter 19 Fredericksburg I: Union Failure on the Southern Flank 327

Chapter 20 Fredericksburg II: Slaughter at the Stone Wall 337

Chapter 21 Burnside Is Relieved of Command 354

Chapter 22 Hooker Plans a Campaign 364

Chapter 23 The Strategy of the Chancellorsville Campaign 369

Chapter 24 Chancellorsville I: Jackson's Flank Attack 430

Chapter 25 Chancellorsville II: May 3 472

Chapter 26 Chancellorsville III: Fredericksburg and Salem Church 489

Chapter 27 Lee Invades Pennsylvania 522

Chapter 28 Confederate Strategy in June 1863 545

Chapter 29 Meade Takes Command 550

Chapter 30 Gettysburg I: July 1, 1863 564

Chapter 31 Gettysburg II: July 2, 1863 591

Chapter 32 Gettysburg III: July 3, 1863 612

Epilogue 631

Bibliography 637

Index 639

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