Lee's Terrible Swift Sword: Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville - An Eyewitness History
The author of Witness to Gettysburg brings readers another dramatic eyewitness history--the crucial nine-month period in the Civil War that set the stage for the final outcome. Lee's victories in 1862 and 1863 caused the overconfidence that led to the fatal defeat at Gettysburg. 108 illustrations; 25 maps.
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Prelude on the Peninsula
Lee Invades Maryland
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A. P. Hill advance ambulance Antietam arms army artillery attack batteries battle began bridge brigade bullets Burkittsville Burnside camp cavalry Chambersburg Chancellorsville cheers Colonel column command comrades Confederate cornfield corps crossing D. H. Hill Darius Couch dead division enemy enemy's Federal field fight fire flank force Fredericksburg front gallop George Stevens ground guns Hagerstown hand Harpers Ferry headquarters Heights Heros von Borcke Hill Hooker horse hospital infantry James Longstreet John Esten Cooke ladies Lee's Lincoln Longstreet looked Marye's Maryland McClellan miles military morning moved newsman night officer passed position Potomac Rappahannock reached rear rebel regiment retreat Richmond riding river road rode says Sedgwick seemed sent Sharpsburg shell Shenandoah Valley Shepherdstown shot side soldiers soon South Mountain staff stone wall Stonewall Jackson surgeon tion town troops Union Valley Virginia Washington William woods wounded Yankees