Battles and Leaders of the Civil War Volume III: The Tide Shifts
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War is recognized as the outstanding history of the War between the States to come out of the 19th century. THis series was originally conceived in 1883 by the editors of Century Company, who set out to provide an accurate, unbiased account of the war. It was authored by the commanders and their subordinates from both the Confederate and Union forces who actually fought, planned or were eyewitnesses to the events they describe therein.
Volume 3 begins with the Perryville Campaign, the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. The Battle of Gettysburg is chronicled in detail by such famous officers as General James Longstreet, Colonel John S. Mosby, General Henry J. Hunt, General E.P. Alexander and by others who fought and directed this pivotal battle. The Viccksburg Campaign, the battles of Port Hudson, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and others are likewise described.
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