A Stillness at Appomattox: The Army of the Potomac Trilogy
Recounting the final year of the Civil War, this classic volume by Bruce Catton won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in non-fiction.
In this final volume of the Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton, America's foremost Civil War historian, takes the reader through the battles of the Wilderness, the Bloody Angle, Cold Harbot, the Crater, and on through the horrible months to one moment at Appomattox. Grant, Meade, Sheridan, and Lee vividly come to life in all their failings and triumphs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RobertP - LibraryThing
The best history out there on the Army of the Potomac. It is a literate and wide-ranging look at the history of that Army. It also pulls few punches. More than most Civil War history, it drifts into the social and political realms, vice the purely military. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ksmyth - LibraryThing
The Army of the Potomac series chronicles the story of that army from its beginnings under George B. McClellan through its various commanders, to its use as the chief instrument in the defeat of ... Read full review