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Grant"s campaigns of 1864 and 1865

Charles Francis Atkinson

Grant"s campaigns of 1864 and 1865

The Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 3-June 3, 1864)

by Charles Francis Atkinson

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Published by H. Rees, Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864,
  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864,
  • Cold Harbor, Battle of, Va., 1864,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Pall Mall military series, Library of American civilization -- LAC 15986., Pall Mall military series
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiv, 466 p.
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13555604M
    OCLC/WorldCa10977925

      Which General Was Better? Ulysses S. Grant or Robert E. Lee? The historic rivalry between the South’s polished general and the North’s rough and rugged soldier is . City Point, Va. Members of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's staff. Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June April Includes photographer Mathew Brady, standing at far left. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division).

    Winter “We bivouac on the cold and hard-frozen ground, and when we walk about, the echo of our footsteps sound like the echo of a tombstone. The earth is crusted with snow, and the wind from the northwest is piercing our bones. The item A victor, not a butcher: Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius, Edward H. Bonekemper, III represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

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Grant's Campaigns of and The Wilderness and Cold Harbor, May 3- June 3, London: Pall Grants campaigns of 1864 and 1865 book Series, First. Gold lettering on the scarlet cloth boards very attractive. Overall VG. / No Jacket. Item #12 [CAMPAIGNS].

Not in Nevins. Has 24 folding maps, three of which are in a pocket. Scale ca.LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), From his History of the Civil War, New York, The Macmillan Co., Facing p. Map of central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley indicating the operations of Union forces in blue and "Gen.

Lee's line of retreat" in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web. Grant's Campaigns of and The Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 3-June 3, ) Item PreviewPages: History of Grant's campaign for the capture of Richmond ().

London, Longmans, Green and Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Ashton Cannon. Get this from a library. Grant's campaigns of and The Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 3-June 3, ). [Charles Francis Atkinson]. Buy a cheap copy of Grant's Campaigns of and The book by Charles Francis Atkinson.

Free shipping over $ The Overland Campaign, also known as Grant's Overland Campaign and the Wilderness Campaign, was a series of battles fought in Virginia during May and Junein the American Civil War. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of all Union armies, directed the actions of the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj.

Gen. George G. Meade, and other forces against Confederate Gen. Robert E Location: Virginia. Excerpt from Grant's Campaigns of and The Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 3-June 3, ) As to the use made of these, I may say that I have consulted principally the field orders and correspondence of the Union commanders; secondly, Humphreys' work; thirdly, the official reports; and, for the rest, the additional evidence contained in the other volumes in the above : Charles Francis Atkinson.

The appointment of U.S. Grant as commanding general of all Northern armies in the spring of saw a new level of coordination in the orders given to the various Union armies. Central to Grant’s plan to end the Civil War were two main campaigns – Sherman’s advance from Chattanooga to Atlanta in the west, and in the east an advance against Robert E.

Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, by. Grant's campaigns of and The Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 3-June 3, ) by Atkinson, Charles Francis, b. The Valley campaigns of were American Civil War operations and battles that took place in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia from May to October While some military historians divide this period into three separate campaigns, they interacted in.

The Petersburg and Appomattox Campaigns, are one of the campaign pamphlets on the American Civil War, prepared in commemoration of our national sacrices, seek to remember that war and honor those in the United States Army who died to preserve the Union and free the slaves as well as to tell the story of those American soldiers who fought for the Confederacy.

The Spring Issue of the Civil War Trust's Hallowed Ground magazine highlights the Overland Campaign of In a perfect game of chess, General Lee’s army evades General Grant in the Overland Campaign while both forces endure horrific casualties. This is a highly readable, informative and enjoyable history (written in narrative style) of the end of Grant’s western campaign (the Battle of Chattanooga), how and why that led to his appt as General-in-Chief of the Union armies and his subsequent Overland Campaign of which culminated in the Appomattox surrender of Lee/5().

"Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square.

" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By referring to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may be found to. The second image shows Grant standing and leaning over a pew, and in the third photo, Grant, perhaps deep in thought, sits on one of the pews that he had ordered removed from the church.

This O'Sullivan series was dissected by William Frassanito's in his excellent book, Grant and Lee, The Virginia Campaignspublished in Upon. Ulysses S. Grant: On FebruUlysses S. Grant was appointed General-in-Chief of the Union Army, and the war is starting over.

As soon as Grant received the news, he met with General Sherman. Grant’s plan was that Sherman would go after Joe Johnston while he would go after Robert E. Lee, the General of the Confederates. Antique Campaigns of the Civil War Vol 12 The Virginia Campaign of and Antique Campaigns of: $ Campaigns the of Antique Campaign of and Civil Virginia 12 Vol War The The War Vol Campaigns Civil and Virginia of the 12 Antique of Campaign.

The Civil War, From Bull Run to Chattanooga, the Union armies had fought their battles without benefit of either a grand strategy or a supreme field commander. During the final year of the war the people of the North grew restless, and as the election of approached, many of them advocated a policy of making peace with the.

Brooks Simpsons Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, was published in and is the first of two expected volumes on Grants life. Simpson is a historian and professor at Arizona State University. He has written a half-dozen books and is a noted authority on /5.

From the first Union attack on Vicksburg in the spring of through Benjamin Grierson’s last raid through Mississippi in late and earlythis book traces the campaigns, fighting, and causes and effects of armed conflict in central and North Mississippi, where major campaigns were waged and fighting occurred.Each game focuses on one or two particular campaigns from the war.

The maps may be joined to lay out the Civil War in the Eastern Theater with campaigns from to Each box game comes with a 22" x 17" sturdy game map, blocks, labels, series rules, campaign specific rules, battle board, and dice. The games are playable in 2 hours or under.U.S.

Grant and Operations. The Civil War has been alternatively described as the last of the Napoleonic Wars or the first of the modern wars.1 Clearly it was a transitional war and one man, more than any other, can be credited with making the transition.