The Great Battle Never Fought: The Mine Run Campaign, November 26 - December 2, 1863

The Great Battle Never Fought: The Mine Run Campaign, November 26 - December 2, 1863

by Chris Mackowski


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611214079
Publisher: Savas Beatie
Publication date: 11/30/2018
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Sales rank: 150,057
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Chris Mackowski is a professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, New York.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Prologue xiii

Chapter 1 The Deep Game 1

Chapter 2 Rappahannock Station and Kelly's Ford 9

Chapter 3 Thanksgiving Day 19

Chapter 4 Into the Wilderness 29

Chapter 5 Robinson's Tavern 33

Chapter 6 New Hope Church 41

Chapter 7 The Road to Payne's Farm 47

Chapter 8 The Battle of Payne's Farm-Part I 51

Chapter 9 The Battle of Payne's Farm-Part II 57

Chapter 10 Along Mine Run 71

Chapter 11 Warren's March 81

Chapter 12 Expecting a Carnival of Death 89

Charter 13 The Moral Courage of George Gordon Meade 97

Chapter 14 Lee's Lost Opportunity 105

Epilogue 113

Afterword Theodore F Savas 125

Touring Mine Run 133

Appendix A Rest, Soldier, Rest by Mike Block 153

Appendix B "I Suppose the Result Will Be a Pretty General Sweeping Out": The Army of the Potomac's Reorganization by Ryan T. Quint 159

Order of Battle 164

Suggested Reading 174

About the Author 176

Footnotes for this volume are available at emerging-civil-war-series/footnotes

Routes of March to the Battlefield, November 26-27, 1863 22

Battle of Payne's Farm-Initial Phase 52

Battle Of Payne's Farm-Second Phase 58

Positions Along Mine Run, November 28, 1863 82

Warren's Position, 90

Mine Run Tour 132

Civil War Battle of Payne's Farm Walking Trail Map by Steven Stanley, Courtesy American Battlefield trust 137

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