Gordon Rhea s gripping fourth volume on the spring 1864 campaign which pitted Ulysses S Grant against Robert E Lee for the first time in the Civil War vividly re creates the battles and maneuvers from the stalemate on the North Anna River through the Cold Harbor offensive Cold Harbor Grant and
For 130 years historians and military strategists have been obsessed by the battle of Chancellorsville It began with an audaciously planned stroke by Union general Joe Hooker as he sent his army across the Rappahannock River and around Robert E Lee s lines It ended with that same army fleeing
Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E Lee s radical decision to divide his small army a violation of basic military rules sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous march around the Union army flank Jackson s death
Mr Lincoln s Army Glory Road A Stillness at Appomattox
A touching and thrilling story of a young girl s experiences at the battle of Gettysburg, first published in 1889.
Fought in a tangled forest fringing the south bank of the Rapidan River, the Battle of the Wilderness marked the initial engagement in the climactic months of the Civil War in Virginia, and the first encounter between Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee In an exciting narrative, Gordon C Rhea
The second volume in Gordon C Rhea s peerless five book series on the Civil War s 1864 Overland Campaign abounds with Rhea s signature detail, innovative analysis, and riveting prose Here Rhea examines the maneuvers and battles from May 7, 1864, when Grant left the Wilderness, through May 12, when