Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Volume 5

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Peter Cozzens
University of Illinois Press, May 29, 2007 - History - 744 pages

Indispensable must-reads for all Civil War buffs and historians, bringing together little-known and never before gathered first-hand accounts, articles, maps, and illustrations

The first four volumes of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, published in the late nineteenth century, became the best-selling and most frequently cited works ever published on the Civil War. Volume 5, assembled by the acclaimed military historian Peter Cozzens, carries on the tradition of its namesake, offering a dazzling new collection of fresh material written by military and civilian leaders, North and South, on a broad array of war-related topics. Featured articles include General Grant on the second battle of Bull Run, General Beauregard on the Shiloh campaign, General Sherman on the conference at City Point, Joshua Chamberlain on the Fredericksburg campaign, and many more. Also presented are dozens of maps and more than one hundred illustrations.


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Mob Violence in Baltimore
Big Bethel
With Generals Bee and Jackson at First Manassas
Folly and Fiasco in West Virginia
Missouris Unionists at
The Port Royal Expedition
Lincoln at Gettysburg
A Winter at Vicksburg
Defending Port Hudson
From Tullahoma to Chattanooga
Holding Burnside in Check in East Tennessee
Charging with Sheridan up Missionary Ridge
The Forgotten Fight on Tunnel Hill

Reminiscences of General Grant
The Real Stonewall Jackson
Recollections of Nathan Bedford Forrest
In the Air above Yorktown
Our First Battle Bull Pasture Mountain McDowell
Fitz John Porter at Second Bull
A Witness to Mutiny at Antietam
The Reserve at Antietam
Lee at Fredericksburg
Desperation and Heroism at the Battle of Valverde
The Shiloh Campaign
The Great Locomotive Chase
The Attack on Corinth
When the Rappahannock Ran
The Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg
A Reply to General Howard
Why Lee Lost at Gettysburg
Grants Conduct of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania
General Edward Porter Alexander
A Study in Contrasts
Boys in Battle at New Market
Fighting for Petersburg
The Battle of Atlanta July 22 1864
The March to the Sea an Armed Picnic
The Red River Expedition
A Question of Command at Franklin
Little Jim the Pride of the Regiment
The Victory at Fort Fisher
The Conference at City Point
General Joseph E Johnston
The Last Days of the Confederate Government
An Interview with General Longstreet
Notes on Sources and Contributors
Map and Illustration Credits

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