By John Richard Stephens

ISBN-10: 0762789859

ISBN-13: 9780762789856

From Beauregard and Custer to Lee and Sherman, twelve commanders from either side vividly describe what they and their males skilled at twelve of the war’s such a lot mythical battles from castle Sumter to Appomattox court docket residence in bills accumulated from letters, memoirs, experiences, and tales. They relate famous incidents and private triumphs and tragedies whereas protecting concepts and explaining battlefield judgements. Trench conflict at Petersburg and Sherman’s scorched earth coverage in Georgia foreshadowed the realm wars to come back, and technological advancements—such as armored steamships, landmines, and computer guns—literally replaced the panorama of struggle. Submarines and a time bomb even got here into play. Informative biographies and headnotes for every conflict provide parallel statistics at a look and identify context; sidebars hide amazing strategies and applied sciences, together with espionage, aerial reconnaissance, and guerilla battle; and a concise roll-call define each one commander's lifestyles in complete after the warfare. right here, from the boys who performed and regulated it, is a useful sourcebook of what occurred within the struggle among the States and why.

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