Summer Lightning: A Guide to the Second Battle of Manassas

Summer Lightning: A Guide to the Second Battle of Manassas

by Matt Spruill III


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572339989
Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
Publication date: 09/30/2013
Edition description: 1
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Matt Spruill III is a retired United State Army colonel and a former Gettysburg licensed battlefield guide. Summer Lightning is his seventh book. He is available for lectures, battlefield tours, and signings for all his books.

Matt Spruill IV is a retired United States Army lieutenant colonel. He previously collaborated with Matt Spruill III on Echoes of Thunder: A Guide to the Seven Days Battles.

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 Prelude: Maneuvering to Battle 1

Chapter 2 Thursday, August 28, 1862 21

Chapter 3 Friday, August 29, 1862 43

Chapter 4 Saturday, August 30, 1862 139

Chapter 5 The Aftermath 249

Appendix I Union Order of Battle 257

Appendix II Confederate Order of Battle 275

Appendix III Casualties 287

Appendix IV August 30, 1862, South Flank Cavalry Engagement 289

Appendix V The Stone Bridge 295

Appendix VI August 28, 1862, Thoroughfare Gap 299

Index 309

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