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  • Amerikanska inbördeskrigets generaler : Grant mot Lee

    Amerikanska inbördeskrigets generaler : Grant mot Lee
    av Ron Field, Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999130

    Ulysses S. Grant och Robert E. Lee var amerikanska inbördeskrigets mest tongivande generaler, i nordstaterna respektive sydstaterna. I den här boken får du läsa om dessa båda generaler, de viktigaste fälttågen och slagen de deltog i, och hur den slu…

  • The Confederate Army, 1861-65

    The Confederate Army, 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768502

    The Southern states of the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops who wore a remarkably wide variety of uniforms, often reflecting foreign influences. In the spirit of independence, many states also issued their own uniform regul…

  • Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad

    Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032325

    The Ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war, the first modern, armoured, self-propelled warships. During the American Civil War the South used ironclads to protect their ports from the Northern blockade. Impressed with their superior resistance t…

  • Buffalo Soldiers 1866-91

    Buffalo Soldiers 1866-91
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767567

    African-American soldiers played a decisive role in the US Army on the western frontier during the Plains Wars. First authorised by Congress in July 1866, they were organised into two cavalry and four infantry regiments, which were commanded by whit…

  • Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891

    Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083157

    With the violent separation between the United States and Britain which began in 1776, the new 'Americans' set off to fulfill their manifest destiny and rule their new land from coast to coast. As they pushed westward, they came into conflict with b…

  • Robert E. Lee

    Robert E. Lee
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081450

    Beloved by his soldiers and respected by his enemies, Robert E. Lee is undoubtedly the most popular general in American history to fight on the losing side. This book takes an in-depth look at this southern gentleman as a strategist and a tactician,…

  • Garibaldi

    Garibaldi
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083218

    This book looks closely at the life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Born on 4 July 1807 in the city of Nice, the turning point in his life occurred in April 1833 when he met Giovanni Battista Cuneo, a member…

  • Silent Witness

    Silent Witness
    av Ron Field

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472822765

    The Civil War changed America forever. It shaped its future and determined its place in history. For the first time in military history, the camera was there to record these seismic events, from innovations in military and naval warfare, to the batt…

  • Uniforms of the Civil War

    Uniforms of the Civil War
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592285259

    Hundreds of photographs and paintings illustrate this definitive guide to the uniforms worn by both sides during this important conflict.

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031885

    Despite the overwhelming image of Confederate soldiers dressed in their drab butternut and gray, the Southern states which formed the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops wearing a remarkably wide variety of uniforms, often ref…

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030314

    The states of the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops wearing a remarkably wide variety of uniforms, often reflecting foreign influences. In a spirit of independence, many states also issued their own uniform regulations on th…

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768496

    The Southern states which formed the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops wearing a remarkably wide variety of uniforms, many of which reflected foreign influences. In a spirit of independence, many states also issued their own…

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031878

    The common image of the Confederate Army during the Civil War is dominated by a limited number of early photographs of troops wearing the gray and butternut of the CS regulations and quartermaster issues. By contrast, this book examines the variety…

  • The Confederate Army 1861-65

    The Confederate Army 1861-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030321

    Despite modern perceptions of the overwhelming image of Confederate soldiers dressed in their classic battledress gray, the Southern states which formed the Confederacy in 1861 fielded many units of volunteer troops wearing a remarkably wide variety…

  • American Civil War Fortifications

    American Civil War Fortifications
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031946

    The Mississippi River, the second longest in the US, played a decisive role in the American Civil War. The Confederate fortifications were put to the test in the lengthy Federal campaign of 1862-63, aimed at cutting off the Rebel states of Arkansas,…

  • Rally Round the Flag: Uniforms of the Union Volunteers of 1861

    Rally Round the Flag: Uniforms of the Union Volunteers of 1861
    av Ron Field

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764349089

    This volume examines what the citizen soldiery of the New England States wore when they marched off to save the Union in 1861. An exhaustive search of thousands of newspapers yielded a myriad of reports and personal accounts from soldiers' letters,…

  • American Civil War Fortifications

    American Civil War Fortifications
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768830

    The American Civil War saw a massive development in the use of land and field fortifications. This book, the second in a sequence of four, studies the many forms of land and field fortifications used during the War Between the States. It considers s…

  • Petersburg 1864-65

    Petersburg 1864-65
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033551

    In 1864, General Ulysses S. Grant decided to strangle the life out of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia by surrounding the city of Petersburg and cutting off General Robert E. Lee's supply lines. The ensuing siege would carry on for nearly t…

  • African Peoples of the Americas

    African Peoples of the Americas
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521459112

    The Cambridge History Programme is an investigative course which: Ž provides a coherent and progressive programme of History Ž is directly accessible to all pupils Ž offers the teacher practical guidance on assessment Each book fea…

  • Confederate Cavalryman vs Union Cavalryman

    Confederate Cavalryman vs Union Cavalryman
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807311

    During the intense, sprawling conflict that was the American Civil War, both Union and Confederate forces fielded substantial numbers of cavalry, which carried out the crucial tasks of reconnaissance, raiding, and conveying messages. The perception…

  • Appomattox 1865

    Appomattox 1865
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807519

    From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the American Civil War in the East. Ulysses S Grant's Army of the Potomac and Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia faced…

  • American Civil War Marines

    American Civil War Marines
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767680

    Like the other branches of US military service, the Marine Corps was crippled by resignations as men went south to join Confederate forces at the beginning of the Civil War in 1861. Although few enlisted men quit, 20 officers out of a total of 63 ei…

  • Uniforms of the Civil War

    Uniforms of the Civil War
    av Ron Field, Robin Smith, Ron Field

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585744220

    Although the phrase "the Blue and the Gray" succinctly evokes the North and the South, in actuality, the uniforms of Civil War soldiers were anything but "uniform" -- not in color, nor any other facet. This fascinating branch of military history is…

  • Forts of the American Frontier, 1820-91

    Forts of the American Frontier, 1820-91
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767758

    A major period of westward expansion took place in the United States during the first half of the 19th century. The task of protecting the settlers from the Native American tribes that inhabited the Great Plains fell to the US Army, and to do this t…

  • Sioux Warrior vs US Cavalryman

    Sioux Warrior vs US Cavalryman
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831880

    Following the discovery of gold deposits, in December 1875 the US Government ordered the indigenous population of the Black Hills in what is now South Dakota and Wyoming, the Sioux, to return to the Great Sioux Reservation. When the Sioux refused, t…

  • The Seminole Wars 1818-58

    The Seminole Wars 1818-58
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034619

    The Seminole of Florida were one of five so-called 'Civilized Tribes' who for many years lived in peace with the settlers. However, by 1815, frontier Americans had grown increasingly envious of their relative wealth and land, and resentful of their…

  • Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman

    Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780969275

    The enthusiastic but largely inexperienced soldiers serving on both sides in the Civil War had to adapt quickly to the appalling realities of warfare in the industrial age. Author Ron Field, an authority on the Civil War, investigates three clashes…

  • Uniforms of the Union Volunteers of 1861: The Mid-Atlantic States

    Uniforms of the Union Volunteers of 1861: The Mid-Atlantic States
    av Ron Field

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764356223

    This book examines what the citizen soldiery of the mid-Atlantic states wore when they marched off to save the Union in 1861. An exhaustive search of thousands of newspapers has provided a myriad of reports and personal accounts from soldiers' lette…

  • US Army Frontier Scouts 1840-1921

    US Army Frontier Scouts 1840-1921
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765822

    The role of the Frontier scout in the US Army during the period of expansion to the West, was often far more important than that of the commanding officer himself. They possessed a priceless knowledge of the geography, people and characteristics of…

  • Civil Rights in America, 1865-1980

    Civil Rights in America, 1865-1980
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521000505

    Civil Rights in America is one of the theme books in the Cambridge Perspectives in History series. Ron Field provides a comprehensive survey of the history of civil rights in America. Topics include: an examination of the concept of civil rights and…

  • Death from Above

    Death from Above
    av Ron Field

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750981514

    The Cruise missile is one of the most deadly weapons deployed by Western powers, but this book reveals that the quest for unmanned flying bombs goes back to the beginning of the 20th century. This book tells the secret story of how nations raced wit…

  • US Infantry in the Indian Wars 1865-91

    US Infantry in the Indian Wars 1865-91
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769059

    Contrary to the image portrayed by Hollywood, the infantry played as great a part in the Indian Wars of the 1860s-80s, and were more consistently successful than their more famous counterparts in the Cavalry. The great Paiute War of 1866, where the…

  • Lincoln's 90-Day Volunteers 1861

    Lincoln's 90-Day Volunteers 1861
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780969183

    On April 15th 1861, the day after the fall of Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers to enlist for three months' service to defend the Union. This 90-day period proved entirely unrealistic and was followed by furt…

  • Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918

    Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768984

    The segregated regiments of African-American troops represented an important minority in the small US Army at the turn of the 20th century. Units saw service in the Spanish-American War, in the Philippines jungle until 1902 and during the Mexican bo…

  • Bluejackets: Uniforms of the United States Navy in the Civil War Period, 1852-1865

    Bluejackets: Uniforms of the United States Navy in the Civil War Period, 1852-1865
    av Ron Field

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764333750

    This long-awaited book fills a gap in knowledge of the uniform clothing, headgear, equipage, and weapons of the United States Navy during the Civil War period. Based on original accounts from official documents, newspapers, diaries, letters, and oth…

  • Forts of the American Frontier 1820-91

    Forts of the American Frontier 1820-91
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030406

    During the 1840s, the rarely visited Great American Desert of the Southern Plains and Southwest became part of the inexorable westward expansion, as European traders and settlers headed overland from the eastern seaboard. The traditional lands of th…