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A Treasury of Civil War Tales: Unusual, Interesting Stories of the Turbulent Era When Americans Waged War on Americans
Garrison, Webb
ISBN: 1558537163
Rutledge Hill Pr Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. 1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages. This book contains over 50 first hand accounts from the Civil War, there are tales galore about every major participant and each well-published event, plus a myriad of vivid stories that revolve about persons who played bit roles in the all consuming drama. From this immense body of tales, some of the most compelling and revealing have been woven together to form a comprehensive account. Each story is self contained, yet all are inter-connected in a series that proceeds from threats of a coming storm, through four years of war, to the bittersweet aftermath.  As New
Price: $17.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001747  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A Treasury of Civil War Tales: Unusual, Interesting Stories of the Turbulent Era When Americans Waged War on Americans
Garrison, Webb
ISBN: 1558537163
Rutledge Hill Pr Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. 1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages. This book contains over 50 first hand accounts from the Civil War, there are tales galore about every major participant and each well-published event, plus a myriad of vivid stories that revolve about persons who played bit roles in the all consuming drama. From this immense body of tales, some of the most compelling and revealing have been woven together to form a comprehensive account. Each story is self contained, yet all are inter-connected in a series that proceeds from threats of a coming storm, through four years of war, to the bittersweet aftermath.  As New
Price: $17.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001729  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A Treasury of Civil War Tales: Unusual, Interesting Stories of the Turbulent Era When Americans Waged War on Americans
Garrison, Webb
ISBN: 1558537163
Rutledge Hill Pr Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. 1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages. This book contains over 50 first hand accounts from the Civil War, there are tales galore about every major participant and each well-published event, plus a myriad of vivid stories that revolve about persons who played bit roles in the all consuming drama. From this immense body of tales, some of the most compelling and revealing have been woven together to form a comprehensive account. Each story is self contained, yet all are inter-connected in a series that proceeds from threats of a coming storm, through four years of war, to the bittersweet aftermath.  As New
Price: $17.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001649  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A Treasury of Civil War Tales: Unusual, Interesting Stories of the Turbulent Era When Americans Waged War on Americans
Garrison, Webb
ISBN: 1558537163
Rutledge Hill Pr Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. 1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages. This book contains over 50 first hand accounts from the Civil War, there are tales galore about every major participant and each well-published event, plus a myriad of vivid stories that revolve about persons who played bit roles in the all consuming drama. From this immense body of tales, some of the most compelling and revealing have been woven together to form a comprehensive account. Each story is self contained, yet all are inter-connected in a series that proceeds from threats of a coming storm, through four years of war, to the bittersweet aftermath.  As New
Price: $17.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001987  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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American Civil War Commanders (1): Union Leaders in the East
Katcher, Philip; Hook, Richard
ISBN: 1841763209
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 64 pages, ELI073. When the War Between the States broke out in 1861, the US Army had only four line generals - and only one of them was not a septuagenarian veteran of the War of 1812. With about one-third of all professional officers choosing to offer their swords to the South, the government's urgent need to find commanders for the vastly expanded Federal army put generals' stars on the shoulders of men of very varied backgrounds and talents. In time the shock of war would separate the born leaders from the over-promoted and the political opportunists. This first of four volumes examines the careers and often colorful personalities of nearly 30 Union generals whose service was mainly in the Eastern theater of war. Covers Francis Barlow, Ambrose Burnside, Benjamin Butler, Joshua Chamberlain, Darius Couch, George Custer, John Gibbon, Winfield Hancock, Andrew Humphreys, Henry Hunt, Philip Kearny, George McClellan, Irwin McDowell, George Meade, John Pope, John Reynolds, John Ricketts, Winfield Scott, John Sedgwick, Philip Sheridan, Daniel Sickles, William Smith, Edwin Sumner, Emory Upton  As New
Price: $26.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004518  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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American Civil War Commanders (2): Confederate Leaders in the East
Katcher, Philip
ISBN: 1841763187
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 64 pages, ELI088. The generals who led the brigades, divisions, corps and armies of the Confederacy were very largely products of the same professional backgrounds as their opponents in Union blue - indeed, many of them were former West Point classmates and brother officers in the pre-war US Army, who had served together on the frontier or in the Mexican War. In terms of field experience they were also similar to the vast majority of Union commanders - none of them had ever commanded so much as a brigade before 1861, and they had to learn by trial and error. Some whose pre-war record had promised much were to fail the test of war; some more obscure officers were to rise to the challenge remarkably. This first of two volumes devoted to the Confederate generals details the careers, personalities and appearance of 25 commanders who made their names mainly with the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern theater of war. Covers Edward Alexander, Richard Anderson, Lewis Armistead, Jubal Early, Nathan Evans, Richard Ewell, Samuel Garland, John Gordon, Maxcy Gregg, Wade Hampton, Henry Heth, Ambrose Hill, Thomas Jackson, Joseph Kershaw, Robert E. Lee, James Longstreet, Lafayette McLaws, William Mahone, William Pendleton, George Pickett, Robert Rodes, Gustavus Smith, James E. B. Stuart, William Whiting  As New
Price: $23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004505  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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American Civil War Commanders (3): Union Leaders in the West
Katcher, Philip
ISBN: 1841763217
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 64 pages, ELI089. When the War Between the States broke out in 1861, the US Army had only four line generals - and three of those were over 70 years of age and veterans of the Napoleonic period. About one in three of America's professional officers chose to serve the Confederacy, and the government's urgent need to find commanders for its vastly expanded army put stars on the shoulders of men of very varied backgrounds and talents. The trials of war would soon separate the born leaders from the over-promoted and the political opportunists. This second volume devoted to Union generals examines the careers and personalities of 25 commanders whose service was mainly, or at first, in the Western theater of war. Covers Christopher Augur, Absalom baird, Nathaniel Banks, Francis Blair, Don Carlos Buell, Edward Canby, Ulysses Grant, Benjamin Grierson, Henry Halleck, Oliver Howard, Hugh Kilpatrick, John Logan, Nathaniel Lyon, John Mc Arthur, John McClernand, John McPherson, William Rosencrans, John Schofield, William Sherman, George Thomas, Louis Watkins, Alpheus Williams, James Williamson, James Wilson.  As New
Price: $26.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004510  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Antietam 1862: The Civil War's Bloodiest Day
Stevens, Norman
ISBN: 9781855323704
Osprey Pub Co  1994 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM032. Antietam was one of the critical battles of the American Civil War. The fortunes of the South were riding high after the resounding victory at Second Manassas. While Bragg and Kirby Smith invaded Kentucky, Lee's invasion of Maryland was intended to maintain the Southern offensive momentum and to win the recognition of the European powers. But his bold plan was compromised - and at the Antietam River the Army of Northern Virginia was fighting for its very life. This title examines the build-up to Hooker's attack, and details the famous clashes at Bloody Lane and Burnside Bridge. Contents: The Campaign, The Opposing Commanders, The Opposing Armies, South Mountain, Opposing Plans 17 September 1862. Antietam: Hooker's Attack, Bloody Lane, Burnside Bridge, Aftermath, The Battlefield Today, Chronology, A Guide to Further Reading, Wargaming the Antietam Campaign.  As New
Price: $32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002672  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign
Field, Ron
ISBN: 9781472807519
Osprey Pub Co  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM279. From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the American Civil War in the East. Ulysses S Grant's Army of the Potomac and Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia faced up to one another one last time, resulting in Lee conducting a desperate series of withdrawals and retreats down the line of the Richmond and Danville Railroad, hoping to join forces with General Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee. This book, with informative full-colour illustrations and maps, tells the full story of the skirmishes and pursuits that led directly to Lee's surrender, as his frantic efforts to extricate his forces from ever more perilous positions became increasingly untenable.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008138  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Avenging Angel - John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry 1859
Field, Ron
ISBN: 9781849087575
Osprey Pub Co  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, RAID36. The Harpers Ferry raid confirmed for many Southerners the existence of a widespread Northern plot against slavery. In fact, Brown had raised funds for his raid from Northern abolitionists. To arm the slaves, he ordered one thousand pikes from a Connecticut manufacturer. Letters to Governor Wise betrayed the mixed feelings people held for Brown. For some, he was simply insane and should not be hanged. For others, he was a martyr to the cause of abolition, and his quick trial and execution reflected the fear and arrogance of the Virginia slave-owning aristocracy. Many Northerners condemned Brown’s actions but thought him right in his conviction that slavery had to end. John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry and his subsequent execution further polarized North and South and made a solution of the slavery issue central to the national debate which ultimately led to Civil War in 1861.  As New
Price: $20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006698  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Battles of the American Civil War
Sutherland, Jonathan
ISBN: 184037375X
Airlife Publishing  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 102 pages. There were many bloody conflicts as the two sides fought with determination and purpose. This book looks at over sixty major engagements. They are listed chronologically by theatre and each section gives the background history and then follows the course of the fight. Details of the principal troops and commanders are included with a map of the battlefield. Details of current facilities for visitors are also given.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002223  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Brandy Station 1863: First Step Towards Gettysburg
Beattie, Dan
ISBN: 9781846033049
Osprey Pub Co  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM201. The road to Gettysburg began at Brandy Station on June 9, 1863 during the American Civil War (1861-1865). However, the cavalry clash in Culpeper County, Virginia, counts for more than just the opening round of Lee's second invasion of the North. The battle showed both sides that the Federal cavalry had now come of age, that Blue and Gray horsemen were now equal in ability. Early in the morning on June 9, Pleasanton launched his men, split into two divisions, across the Rappahannock at Beverley's Ford to the north of Brandy Station and Kelly's Ford to the south. Stuart was caught completely unaware by these maneuvers and his lines and headquarters were nearly overrun until reinforcements helped to stabilize the situation. Following 12 hours of bitter fighting the Union forces withdrew back across the river, having matched the Confederate cavalry in skill and determination for the first time in the War between the States in what was the largest and most hotly contested clash of sabers in this long and bloody war. This book describes the battle with a step-by-step analysis of the proceedings, illustrated with detailed maps, birds-eye-views and full color battlescene artwork.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008136  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Commanders and Heroes of the American Civil War
Sutherland, Jonathan
ISBN: 1840373741
Airlife Publishing  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 106 pages. Civil War - always the most heartrending experience for any nation. America's was no different, families split asunder, brother fighting brother - but always the overriding sincerity of the cause. This book contains mini biographies of seventy nine of the most reveared leaders and heroes whose fame has become part of American legend. The entries are in alphabetical order and range from Confederates such as Pierre Beauregard, the hero of Fort Sumter, to the legendary Sonewall Jackson - and from 'Johny Shiloh', the little drummer boy, to General Ulysses Grant, 'the Butcher' of the Unionist forces.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004187  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Drawn With the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War
McPherson, James M.
ISBN: 0195096797
Oxford University Press  1996 
 Hard Cover Used book, 258 pages, some rubbing wear to jacket. Filled with fresh interpretations, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, this book explores such questions as why the North won and why the South lost (emphasizing the role of contingency in the Northern victory), whether Southern or Northern aggression began the war, and who really freed the slaves, Abraham Lincoln or the slaves themselves.  As New/Good
Price: $9.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005723  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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First Bull Run
Hankinson, A.
ISBN: 1855321335
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 1991 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM010. At Bull Run, two inexperienced, ill-trained and poorly led armies clashed in the opening engagement of the American Civil War. Culminating in a stalwart defensive fight by Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson's Virginia Brigade, this is the story of the Confederacy's first victory. The author investigates the personalities of the principal commanders and examines the opposing armies, showing how the widely varying uniforms of different units caused mistakes of identity which affected the battle at crucial points. Weapons, intelligence and the almost universal inexperience of troops on both sides are all discussed, helping to explain the events of the battle itself.   As New
Price: $32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002563  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Gettysburg 1863
Smith, Carl
ISBN: 9781855323360
Osprey Publishing, Limited Oxford, United Kingdom 1998 
 Soft Cover New book, Special Extended Edition 126 pages, CAM052. The Confederate invasion of the Northern states was General Lee's last great gamble. By taking the war to the Union he hoped to force Lincoln into peace negotiations, or win support from the European powers who were watching events closely from across the Atlantic. Equally, Meade's Army of the Potomac needed to regain it's fighting credibility after the setbacks of Fredericksburg and saw this as an opportunity to redeem its honour. The clash of 150,000 soldiers from both sides would ultimately decide the fate of a nation.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005395  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hampton Roads 1862: First Clash of the Ironclads
Konstam, Angus
ISBN: 1841764108
Osprey Pub Co  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM103. On 9 March 1862 the world's first battle between two ironclad warships took place in the confined waters of Hampton Roads, Virginia. The previous day the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia, impervious to her enemy's guns, had sunk two Union warships. When she re-emerged from Norfolk to complete the destruction of the Union blockading squadron the USS Monitor steamed out to meet her. The four-hour duel that ensued was a stalemate, but crucially the Virginia had failed to break the Northern blockade of the Southern ports. Nevertheless, in a single battle these two vessels rendered wooden warships obsolete and transformed the face of naval warfare forever. Contents: Introduction, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Forces, Background to the Campaign, The Battle of Hampton Roads, The Aftermath, The Battlefield Today, Further Reading, Index.  As New
Price: $32.99 (AUD)
Book Number: 004032  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Petersburg 1864-65: The Longest Siege
Field, Ron
ISBN: 9781846033551
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM208. In 1864, General Ulysses S. Grant decided to strangle the life out of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia by surrounding the city of Petersburg and cutting off General Robert E. Lee's supply lines. The ensuing siege would carry on for nearly ten months, involve 160,000 soldiers, and see a number of pitched battles including the Battle of the Crater, Reams Station, Hatcher's Run, and White Oak Road. After nearly ten months, Grant launched an attack that sent the Confederate army scrambling back to Appomattox Court House where it would soon surrender. Written by an expert on the American Civil War, this book examines the last clash between the armies of U.S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008137  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Ride Around Missouri: Shelby's Great Raid 1863
McLachlan, Sean
ISBN: 9781849084291
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, RAID25. In July of 1863, Federal forces, emboldened by the victories at Vicksburg and Gettysburg, moved across the Missouri state line south into Confederate-held Arkansas, advancing from the northwest and northeast in a pincer movement that took all of the northern half of the state, including the prosperous Arkansas river valley and the state capital at Little Rock, by September 11. Secure in their position, the Federals began to transfer men to the campaigns east of the Mississippi. This new title's detailed and exciting account will highlight all aspects of the raid into Missouri planned by Colonel Jo Shelby, whose famed "Iron Brigade" was the boldest and most accomplished cavalry outfit in the Trans-Mississippi Theatre. An indispensible source for anyone interested in Civil War history.   As New
Price: $20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005683  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Robert E. Lee: The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of History
Field, Ron
ISBN: 9781849081450
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 64 pages, CMD07. Robert E. Lee is widely recognized as the greatest commander in U.S. History. But why? In his new book, Ron Field, a member of the DC-based Company of Military Historians, seeks to convey the character, outlook, bearing, leadership style, and military brilliance of the 'Old Man.' His narrative builds to Lee’s 'hour of destiny' during the Civil War where Lee outshined McClellan during the Seven Days, Pope at Second Manassas, Burnside at Fredericksburg, and Hooker at Chancellorsville. Field also explores the tragic side to Lee’s legend: the heart attack that in 1963 sidelined him at Gettysburg; the loss of Stonewall Jackson to friendly fire that weakened his Western flank; and difficulties with fellow general Longstreet that contributed to his eventual defeat. Field also provides a balanced assessment of Lee’s flaws, including his difficulty in giving clear commands to his subordinates. Readers of Osprey will find in Robert E. Lee everything they have come to expect from an Osprey series title, including campaign maps, full-color illustrations - this time from Adam Hook, dozens of photographs and a selected bibliography.  As New
Price: $20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004956  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Roughshod Through Dixie - Grierson’s Raid 1863
Lardas, Mark
ISBN: 9781846039935
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, RAID12. On April 17, 1863 Benjamin Grierson led a force of 1,700 Union cavalrymen across enemy lines into Confederate-held Tennessee in a bold diversionary raid. Over the next seventeen days, Grierson’s horsemen caused havoc by destroying railroad lines, attacking outposts, burning military stores and fighting numerous small actions, before breaking back through the lines at Baton Rouge. The raid was a tremendous success, not only by virtue of the destruction it caused, but also because the Confederates were forced to divert thousands of troops away from the front lines during General Grant’s critical Vicksburg offensive. This book tells the complete story of one of the most daring Union raids of the war. Contents: Introduction, Origins, Initial Strategy, The plan, The raid, Analysis, Conclusion, Further Reading.  As New
Price: $20.99 (AUD)
Book Number: 004623  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Second Manassas 1862: Robert E Lee's Greatest Victory
Langellier, John P.
ISBN: 9781841762302
Osprey Pub Co  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM095. There never was such a campaign, not even by Napoleon wrote Confederate General Pender of the Second Manassas campaign in which the gray-bearded Virginian, Robert E Lee, came as close as he ever would to exterminating his Northern enemies. In so doing, Lee established himself as the South's pre-eminent military commander and the Army of Northern Virginia as it's most powerful weapon. The fighting in northern Virginia left Union General John Pope's career in tatters and proved the South was a power to be reckoned with. This book's powerful account demonstrates that during that fateful summer of 1862 Lee's soldiers were fighting for anything but a lost cause. Contents: Origins of the Second Manassas Campaign, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Armies, Opposing plans, Jackson's Raid on Manassas, The Second Battle of Manassas, Aftermath, The Road to Antietam, Bibliography, The Battlefield Today, Index.  As New
Price: $32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004031  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Shenandoah Valley, 1862: Stonewall Jackson Outmaneuvers the Union
Donnell, Clayton & James
ISBN: 9781780963785
Osprey Pub Co  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM258. Major General "Stonewall" Jackson became a legend for his actions in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, in 1862. Marching over 600 miles in 48 days, he, along with his army, won five major battles. His forces, never numbering more than 17,000 men, overcame a combined Union force of 50,000, demonstrating his ability to maneuvre his troops and deceive his enemies into believing he possessed the advantage. Charted throughout these pages is the journey leading up to, and including, "Stonewall" Jackson's final victory, all the while performing better than anyone could have expected. The campaign became a showcase for the mobility and success of Jackson's outnumbered men, who held the larger Union forces pinned down and off balance, consequently allowing Jackson to force march his men to take part in the Seven Days Battles that saved Richmond and gained him victory.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007239  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Sherman's March to the Sea 1864: Atlanta to Savannah
Smith, David
ISBN: 9781846030352
Osprey Pub Co  2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM179. The March to the Sea was the culmination of Union General William T. Sherman's 1864 campaign during the American Civil War and was a devastating example of "total war." Confederate hopes in 1864 hinged on frustrating Union forces in the field and forcing Abraham Lincoln out of office in the November elections. However, this optimism was dampened by Sherman's success in the battle of Atlanta that same year. Riding on the wave of this victory, Sherman hoped to push his forces into Confederate territory, but his plan was hindered by a Confederate threat to the army's supply lines. After much delay, he boldly chose to abandon these, forcing the army to live off the land for the entirety of the 285-mile march to Savannah, destroying all war-making capabilities of the enemy en route, and inflicting suffering not only on Confederate troops, but also on the civilian population. Despite the vilification that this brutal tactic earned him, the march was a success. Supported by contemporary photographs, detailed maps, bird's eye views, and battlescene artwork, this title explores the key personalities, strategies, and significant engagements of the march, including the battles of Franklin and Nashville, and the ultimate fall of Savannah to the Union, to provide a detailed analysis of the campaign that marked the "beginning of the end" of the American Civil War.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005256  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Shiloh 1862: The death of Innocence
Arnold, James
ISBN: 9781855326064
Osprey Pub Co  1998 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM054. The first major battle in the Western theatre of the American Civil War, Shiloh came as a horrifying shock to both the American public and those in arms. For the first time they had some idea of the terrible price that would be paid for the preservation of the Union. On 6 April 1862 General Albert Sidney Johnston caught Grant and Sherman by surprise and very nearly drove them into the River Tennessee, but was mortally wounded in the process. Somehow Grant and Sherman hung on and the next day managed to drive back the hordes of grey-clad rebels. Contents: Origins of the Campaign - Opposing Commanders - Opposing Armies - Opposing Plans - The Battle - Aftermath - The Battlefield Today - Wargaming Shiloh - Further Reading.  As New
Price: $32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002645  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Struggle for a Vast Future: American Civil War
Bynum, Victoria E.
ISBN: 1846030110
Osprey Publishing Ltd Oxford, United Kingdom 2006 
 Hard Cover New book, 272 pages. Tearing apart a nation founded on ideas of liberty and union, the American Civil War saw some of the most bitter and bloody fighting that humankind has ever seen. The war changed America for ever, changing its future and determining its place in history. In this book twelve eminent historians discuss the origins and legacy of a landmark conflict. Each chapter offers a fresh perspective on the key themes of the Civil War. Innovation in military and naval warfare, espionage, emancipation, personalities of the leaders, both on and off the battlefield, and the home front are explored, painting a fascinating and comprehensive picture of America at war with itself.  As New/As New
Price: $43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001755  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The American Civil War: The War in the East 1863-1865
Gallagher, Gary W.
ISBN: 1841762415
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 95 pages, ESS004. Great battles and famous commanders dominated the military history of the Civil War in the Eastern Theater during the period 1863 - 1865. This book takes up the story from the death of 'Stonewall Jackson' and provides revealing details of the clash at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. the costliest battle ever waged in the Western Hemisphere. Finally it examines the events that led to Robert E. Lee accepting generous terms of surrender from Ulysses S Grant, bringing the war in Virginia to a close.   As New
Price: $23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001062  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The American Civil War: This Mighty Scourge of War
Engle, S; Gallagher, G; Glatthaar, J; Krick, R
ISBN: 9781841767369
Osprey Pub Co  2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 384 pages, ESP01. Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, the American Civil War spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives. From its outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appotomax Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. This book explores the political, historical and cultural significance of the American Civil War, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.   As New
Price: $32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005963  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Great Locomotive Chase - The Andrews Raid 1862
Rottman, Gordon
ISBN: 9781846034008
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 64 pages, RAID05. In April 1862, the stage was set for one of the greatest locomotive chases in history. Union forces planned to steal a train and travel at high speed to Chattanooga, Tennessee, disabling the line as they went, in order to cut off vital rail supplies to the Confederate stronghold of Atlanta, Georgia, some 100-plus miles to the southwest. What they hadn't banked on was the dogged determination of one man, train conductor William Fuller, who, after realizing his train had been stolen, began a frantic pursuit, first by handcar, then by top-speed locomotive, dealing with derailments by running miles on foot to the next station, and single-handedly removing drag ties from the track in front of his train. The raiders were so hotly pursued that they had no time to inflict serious damage on the tracks and could not stop to gather more fuel. Just north of Ringgold, some miles south of Chattanooga, The General ran out of wood and the raiders scattered into the forested Appalachian Mountains. All were captured within days and sentenced to death. Discover the history of one of the most colorful and dramatic episodes of the Civil War as Gordon L. Rottman expertly recounts this incredible tale of sabotage, robbery and raiding on the rail lines of the Deep South.   As New
Price: $20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005586  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Last Confederate General: John C Vaughn and His East Tennessee Cavalry
Gordon, Larry
ISBN: 9780760335178
Zenith Press  2009 
 Hard Cover New book, 272 pages. John Crawford Vaughn was one of the most famous men in Tennessee in the nineteenth century. He was the first man to raise a regiment in the state ( the Third Tennessee)...and one of the very last Confederate generals to surrender, taking the reader from the battles of new Creek Bridge, the first battle of Parnassus, Vickers burg- where Vaughn repelled Sherman's advance - to the final council of war with then-President Davis. The first biography of this poorly understood figure, this book reveals new information about Vaughn's location on the field of crucial battles; his multiple wounds; his role as Jefferson Davis' friend and escort; the fact that his wife and family were captured by Union soldiers; and, the effect of this knowledge on his performance as a military commander. It also serves as an admirable unit histories of one of the premiere cavalry forces of the war, and an outstanding biography of a tenacious fighter who ended his days as State Senator for the People of Tennessee who he had fought for so nobly.  As New/As New
Price: $32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005234  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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