Westerners in Gray: The Men and Missions of the Elite Fifth Missouri Infantry Regiment

Westerners in Gray: The Men and Missions of the Elite Fifth Missouri Infantry Regiment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786431120
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/05/2007
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Phillip Thomas Tucker is a former Department of Defense historian in Washington, D.C. He lives in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface and Acknowledgments ix

Foreword (by Robert L. Hawkins III) 1



1. Forging a Lethal Fighting Machine 5

2. Iuka Becomes a Deadly Trap 49

3. Storming the Fortifications of Corinth 63

4. Lull Before the Storm 93

5. Drumbeats in the Canebrakes of Port Gibson 121

6. Almost Winning It All at Champion Hill Map: The Vicksburg Campaign 161

7. Disaster at Big Black River 205

8. Forty-seven Days in Hell 215

Map: The Siege of Vicksburg 218



Epilogue 253

Notes 257

Bibliography 311

Index 325

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