A Pocket History of the Civil War: Citizen Soldiers, Bloody Battles, and the Fight for America's Future

A Pocket History of the Civil War: Citizen Soldiers, Bloody Battles, and the Fight for America's Future

by Martin Graham

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ISBN-13: 9781849088725
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 08/20/2011
Series: General Military
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Martin F. Graham has written or contributed to several books about the Civil War and World War II: Mine Run: A Campaign of Lost Opportunities was the first, followed by The James E. Taylor Sketchbook. Since then, he has contributed to several histories of the Civil War and World War II for Publications International, Ltd. He is a past editor of Blue and Gray Magazine and a contributor to Civil War Times Illustrated and World War II Magazine. He also has been a featured speaker before a number of Civil War Roundtables. Author's Previously Published Titles include: Graham, Martin, and George Skoch. Mine Run: A Campaign of Lost Opportunities. H. E. Howard, 1987. Graham, Martin. The James E. Taylor Sketchbook. Morningside House, 1989. Graham Martin, and George Skoch. Great Battles of the Civil War. Beekman House, 1990. Graham, Martin, Richard A. Sauers, and George Skoch (with William C. Davis). The Blue and the Gray. Publications International, Ltd., 1996, 2006, 2007.

Table of Contents

Chapter One – The Armies: History of the Northern and Southern Armies; Assess the state of the rest of the war at the time of the battle; A table of organization of the Armies. /Chapter Two – The Soldiers: Infantry; Cavalry; Artillery /Chapter Three – The Battlefields: Battlefield maps; Key locations on the battlefields /Chapter Four – The Key Battles: Description of the action /Chapter Five – After the Battles: Results of the battle; What the armies did after the battle /Chapter Six – So You Think You Know About the Battles and the Men Who Fought Them:Battles and battlefields; Monuments; Officers; Weapons; Uniforms and equipment; Reunions and other postwar activities in the park /Bibliography /Index

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