Great Gambles of the Civil War

Great Gambles of the Civil War

by Philip Katcher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780304351985
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date: 06/30/2000
Series: Cassell Military Classics Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.02(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
A Gamble at the Regimental Level: The 33rd Virginia at Manassas12
A Gamble at the Regimental Level: The 20th Maine Charges at Gettysburg32
A Gamble at the Ship Level: Brown takes the CSS Arkansas to Vicksburg51
A Gamble at the Ship Level: The USS Monitor Creates a Naval Revolution66
A Gamble at the Brigade Level: J. E. B. Stuart Rides Around McClellan82
A Gamble at the Brigade Level: Mulligan Defends Lexington101
A Gamble at the Division Level: The Battle of Port Gibson119
A Gamble at the Division Level: Wallace Buys Time at Monocacy140
A Gamble at the Corps Level: Jackson Strikes at Cedar Mountain159
A Gamble at the Corps Level: Benham Attacks Secessionville178
A Gamble at Army Level: Magruder Bluffs at Yorktown194
A Gamble at Army Level: Sherman Marches Through Georgia212
A Gamble at the Fleet Level: Farragut Passes Forts Jackson and St Philip232
Index253

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