Includes Civil War Map and Illustrations Pack - 224 battle plans, campaign maps and detailed analyses of actions spanning the entire period of hostilities.
Originally published in 1922, this book is a collection of letters written by Maj. Gen. George Meade’s aide-de-camp, Theodore Lyman, to his wife Mimi.
A fascinating first-hand account of the Army of the Potomac from just after Gettysburg to the end of the war. Not only are military battles and life discussed, but the relationships between Grant, Meade, Butler and the other generals are explored in great detail.
A great book for anyone interested in American Civil War history.
|Publisher:||Golden Springs Publishing|
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|File size:||49 MB|
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About the Author
In May 1863 Lyman began his service on the staff of Major General George G. Meade as an aide-de-camp with a commission as lieutenant-colonel from Governor Andrew of Massachusetts. Lyman served under Meade for the remainder of the war from September 2, 1863, to April 20, 1865.
His published letters and notebooks establish him as the pre-eminent recorder of events and personalities within the headquarters of Army of the Potomac.
After the war, he became a companion of the Massachusetts Commandery of the Loyal Legion.