The American Civil War, Volume 2: The War in the West 1861-July 1863 (Essential Histories, Volume 10)

By Stephen Engle

The yank Civil War's big Western Theater witnessed vastly vital army campaigning throughout the interval 1861 - 1863. This ebook, the 3rd in a four-volume sequence, examines the geographical, logistical and strategic elements that formed struggling with during this theater, in addition to assessing officials who performed key roles . It covers the tale of Ulysses S Grant's vital trap of insurgent positions ahead of marching south to win the conflict of Shiloh, in addition to that of Albert Sidney Johnston, the delight of the Confederacy. eventually, it information the dramatic occasions of the siege of Vicksburg, the Confederates ultimate fortress.

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