By Philip Katcher
On June 27, 1862, with the yankee Civil battle already a yr outdated, basic Robert E. Lee assumed own command of troops engaged in using the Federal military of the Potomac out of Richmond - troops which might henceforth be often called the military of Northern Virginia. Philip Katcher explores in soaking up aspect all features of the military, together with infantry, cavalry, artillery, technical and scientific corps, paying specific awareness to apparatus, guns and uniforms. modern and museum images, including the author's specialist textual content, mix to color a bright and exact photo of what lifestyles was once like for the common accomplice soldier.
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