This Grand Spectacle: The Battle of Chattanooga

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McWhiney Foundation Press, Jan 1, 2000 - History - 136 pages
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Steven Woodwofth's expertise on the Western Theater of war comes though in this overview of the Battles for Chattanooga, 1863. There is a full set of maps and leading figure biographies that add much depth and interest. Moreover, Woodworth offers critical analysis of the strategic, tactical and political forces at play during this campaign and is not shy with assessment of error or praise where appropriate. This book is an excellent starting point for the Battles for Chattanooga and one that is also an enjoyable read at the same time.

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Contents

The Seeds of Discontent
13
Rivers
15
So Grand a Military Display
29
Copyright

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STEVEN E. WOODWORTH holds a Ph.D. from Rice University and is a Professor of History at Texas Christian University. He has received numerous awards including the Grady McWhiney Award presented by the Dallas Civil War Roundtable for lifetime achievement in Civil War history and preservation, the Society of Military History Distinguished Book Award, the Fletcher Pratt Award, and has had two books selected by the History Book Club as main selections. He is the author, co-author, or editor of twenty-six books, including A Deep Steady Thunder: The Battle of Chickamauga also from McWhiney Foundation Press. He can be reached for interview at S.Woodworth@tcu.edu.

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