Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

by J. D. Dickey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681777573
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 164,677
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

J.D. Dickeyis theNew York Timesbestselling author ofEmpire of Mud, a history of the troubled rise of Washington, D.C., in the nineteenth century andRising in Flames: Sherman’s March and the Fight for a New Nation,also published by Pegasus Books. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix

Maps xiii

Introduction Two Armies in Washington xxi

Home Front 1

1 The Western Edge 3

2 Lip of the Sword 22

Invasion 45

3 Echoes of Chickamauga 47

4 Three Views of Chattanooga 66

5 Heroes in the Field 89

6 Damn Tour Officers 104

7 The Wheel 123

8 The Anvil 142

9 Shadowy Territory 162

10 Comrades in Dirt 180

11 All around Them Light as Day 203

12 Yell like the Devil 222

Reckoning 241

13 Sentinels 243

14 Fire and Sward 264

15 To Raleigh 281

Legacy 303

16 The Grand Review 305

Epilogue the Fires to Come 329

References 335

Sources 377

Acknowledgments 399

Illustration Credits 401

Index 403

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