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  • Jefferson Davis and His Generals

    Jefferson Davis and His Generals
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700605675

    Jefferson Davis is a historical figure who provokes strong passions among scholars. Through the years historians have place him at both ends of the spectrum: some have portrayed him as a hero, others have judged him incompetent. In ""Jefferson Davis…

  • The Vicksburg Assaults

    The Vicksburg Assaults

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809337194

    This anthology is an in-depth examination of General Ulysses S. Grant's unsuccessful assaults against Confederate defensive lines around the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi, on May 19 and May 22, 1863. After a series of victories through the state ea…

  • Chickamauga

    Chickamauga
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803298026

    The hard-fought and dramatic battles of Chickamauga (September 19-20, 1863) and Chattanooga (November 23-25, 1863) changed the course of the Civil War. These battles sounded the death knell of the Confederacy and put Ulysses S. Grant on the road to…

  • Six Armies in Tennessee

    Six Armies in Tennessee
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803298132

    When Vicksburg fell to Union forces under General Grant in July 1863, the balance turned against the Confederacy in the trans-Appalachian theater. The Federal success along the river opened the way for advances into central and eastern Tennessee, wh…

  • Beneath a Northern Sky: A Short History of the Gettysburg Campaign

    Beneath a Northern Sky: A Short History of the Gettysburg Campaign
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842029339

    Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. Millions flock each year to the little town in south-central Pennsylvania where more than 135 years ago the largest, bloodiest, and most…

  • Beneath a Northern Sky: A Short History of the Gettysburg Campaign

    Beneath a Northern Sky: A Short History of the Gettysburg Campaign
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842029322

    Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. Millions flock each year to the little town in south-central Pennsylvania where more than 135 years ago the largest, bloodiest, and most…

  • The Loyal, True, and Brave

    The Loyal, True, and Brave
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842029308

    Courage, perseverance, and dedication were hallmarks of the Civil War soldier. These qualities, along with their disarming humanness, have lent an enduring attraction to their story. In The Loyal, True, and Brave: America's Civil War Soldiers, reade…

  • This Great Struggle

    This Great Struggle
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742551848

    Referring to the war that was raging across parts of the American landscape, Abraham Lincoln told Congress in 1862, "We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope on earth." Lincoln recognized what was at stake in the American Civil War: n…

  • This Great Struggle

    This Great Struggle
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442219878

    Referring to the war that was raging across parts of the American landscape, Abraham Lincoln told Congress in 1862, "We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope on earth." Lincoln recognized what was at stake in the American Civil War: n…

  • Beneath a Northern Sky

    Beneath a Northern Sky
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742559813

    Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. Millions flock each year to the little town in south-central Pennsylvania where more than 135 years ago the largest, bloodiest, and most…

  • The Loyal, True, and Brave

    The Loyal, True, and Brave

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842029315

    Courage, perseverance, and dedication were hallmarks of the Civil War soldier. These qualities, along with their disarming humanness, have lent an enduring attraction to their story. In The Loyal, True, and Brave: America's Civil War Soldiers, reade…

  • Beneath a Northern Sky

    Beneath a Northern Sky
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742559806

    Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. In Beneath a Northern Sky, eminent Civil War historian Steven E. Woodworth offers a balanced and thorough overview of the entire battle,…

  • While God is Marching on

    While God is Marching on
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700612970

    They read the same Bible and prayed to the same God, but they faced each other in battle with rage in their hearts. The Civil War not only pitted brother against brother but also Christian against Christian, with soldiers from North and South alike…

  • No Band of Brothers

    No Band of Brothers
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826212559

    These essays explore various facets of the way the Confederacy waged its unsuccessful war for secession. It examines Jefferson Davies and some of his generals, the Confederacy's strategic plans, and the South's success in making competent men out of…

  • Sherman

    Sherman
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230610248

    Sherman is not only one of the most important generals in the American Civil War, but also one of the most famous commanders in the military annals of the western world. He has become an almost mythical character in popular memory, the embodiment of…

  • Vicksburg Besieged

    Vicksburg Besieged

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809337835

    A detailed analysis of the end of the Vicksburg Campaign and the forty-day siege Vicksburg, Mississippi, held strong through a bitter, hard-fought, months-long Civil War campaign, but General Ulysses S. Grant's forty-day siege ended the stalemate an…

  • Sherman

    Sherman
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230620629

    Sherman is not only one of the most important generals in the American Civil War, but also one of the most famous commanders in the military annals of the western world. He has become an almost mythical character in popular memory, the embodiment of…

  • Decision in the Heartland

    Decision in the Heartland
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803236264

    The verdict is in: the Civil War was won in the West, that is, in the nation's heartland, between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. Contrary to much popular literature, serious scholars have determined in one careful study after a…

  • Decision in the Heartland

    Decision in the Heartland
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275987596

    The verdict is in: the Civil War was won in the West-that is, in the nation's heartland, between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. Yet, a person who follows the literature on the war might still think that it was the conflict in V…

  • Grant's Lietenants v. 1; From Cairo to Vicksburg

    Grant's Lietenants v. 1; From Cairo to Vicksburg

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700611270

    The first in a two-volume reassessment of Ulysses S. Grant's officer corps from Cairo to Appomattox. Covering the war's western theatre to July 1863, it highlights the character and accomplishments of these men and how their individual relationships…

  • Grant's Lieutenants

    Grant's Lieutenants

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700615896

    A companion to Grant's ""Lieutenants: From Cairo to Vicksburg"", this new volume assesses Union generalship during the final two years of the Civil War. Steven Woodworth, one of the war's premier historians, is joined by a team of distinguished scho…

  • Civil War Generals in Defeat

    Civil War Generals in Defeat
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700609437

    By looking closely at Civil War generals who have borne the stigma of failure, this study rejects the view that significant defeats were due simply to poor generalship. The authors examine the reasons these men suffered defeat, whether flaws of char…

  • The Chickamauga Campaign

    The Chickamauga Campaign

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809329809

    From mid-August to mid-September 1863, Union major general William S. Rosecrans's Army of the Cumberland maneuvered from Tennessee to north Georgia in a bid to rout Confederate general Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee and blaze the way for further…

  • The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction

    The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842027274

    The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction brings alive this decisive period in American history by taking the reader beyond the realm of generals, presidents, and the other towering figures of history and introducing fourteen individua…

  • The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction

    The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842027267

    The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction brings alive this decisive period in American history by taking the reader beyond the realm of generals, presidents, and the other towering figures of history and introducing fourteen individua…

  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313290190

    The single most important volume for anyone interested in the Civil War to own and consult. (From the foreword by James M. McPherson) The first guide to Civil War literature to appear in nearly 30 years, this book provides the most comprehensive, up…

  • Davis and Lee at War

    Davis and Lee at War
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700607181

    Steven Woodworth's previous book, the critically acclaimed Jefferson Davis and His Generals, won the prestigious Fletcher Pratt Award and was a main selection of the History Book Club. In that book he showed how the failures of Davis and his militar…

  • This Grand Spectacle

    This Grand Spectacle
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781893114043

    During the summer of 1863, Federal Forces scored major victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg, turning the tide of war in favor of the Union. In southeastern Tennessee, U.S. troops focused their attention on the river and railroad center of Chattanoo…

  • The Tennessee Campaign of 1864

    The Tennessee Campaign of 1864

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809334520

    Featuring the longlost diary of Major General Patrick R. Cleburne Few American Civil War operations matched the controversy, intensity, and bloodshed of Confederate general John Bell Hood's illfated 1864 campaign against Union forces in Tennessee. I…

  • A Deep Steady Thunder

    A Deep Steady Thunder
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781886661103

    In September 1863, Union Gen. William S. Rosecrans drives into Georgia flanking Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg out of Chattanooga. Bragg, heavily reinforced, turns on Rosecrans and nearly traps him before he can fall back. The two great armies final…

  • A Scythe of Fire: Through the Civil War with One of Lee's Most Legendary Regiments

    A Scythe of Fire: Through the Civil War with One of Lee's Most Legendary Regiments
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060542290

    The men of the Eighth Georgia Infantry Regiment answered the Confederate call to arms in the spring of 1861. They fought hard in most major battles of the war, including Bull Run and Gettysburg, enduring heartbreaking losses and finally, at Appomatt…

  • Shiloh

    Shiloh
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313399213

    This book analyzes the pivotal battle of Shiloh in 1862, the bloodiest fought by Americans up to that time, in which Albert Sidney Johnston's desperate effort to reverse Confederate fortunes in the heartland fell just short of decisive victory.The B…

  • The Chattanooga Campaign

    The Chattanooga Campaign

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809331192

    When the Confederates emerged as victors in the Chickamauga Campaign, the Union Army of the Cumberland lay under siege in Chattanooga, with Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee on nearby high ground at Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain. A win at Ch…

  • The Shiloh Campaign

    The Shiloh Campaign

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809328925

    Some 100,000 soldiers fought in the April 1862 battle of Shiloh, and nearly 20,000 men were killed or wounded; more Americans died on that Tennessee battlefield than had died in all the nation's previous wars combined. In the first book in his new s…

  • Cultures in Conflict--The American Civil War

    Cultures in Conflict--The American Civil War
    av Steven E. Woodworth

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306518

    Arguing that the war was primarily a conflict of cultures, with slavery the biggest factor separating the North and South, the author uses the writings of people on both sides to show the differences in culture, principles, and attitudes.