Civil War Virginia: Battleground for a Nation

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University Press of Virginia, Feb 1, 1993 - History - 197 pages
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Manassas, Hampton Roads, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, Brandy Station, Spotsylvania, New Market, Cedar Creek, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Appomattox Courthouse are names that remain synonymous with valour, sacrifice and finally, defeat during the Civil War. These sites comprise but a handful of the more than 200 military engagements that took place in Virginia, the largest and richest of the Southern states.

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Being an account of the military campaigns of the Civil War in Virginia, with a quick look at the state's politics and home front. These campaigns have been overstudied, and there is very little here ... Read full review

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James I. Robertson, Jr., Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is the author of the award-winning books Soldiers Blue and Gray, Civil War!: America Becomes One Nation, and Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. Virginia also publishes his Civil War Sites in Virginia: A Tour Guide.

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