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The Photographic History of the Civil War: Decisive Battles/The Cavalry

by Francis Trevelyan Miller

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Thousands of scenes photographed 1861-1865, with text by many special authorities. Volume 8 of 10 volume set. Includes the following: Introduction (The Two Practical Problems of the General); Soldier Life (The Business-Side of Warmaking; Marshaling the Federal Volunteers; Glimpses of the Confederate Army; The Confederate of '61; The Confederate in the Field; The School of the Soldier; Boys Who Made Good Soldiers; Marches of the Federal Armies; With the Veteran Armies); Military Information (The Secret Service of the Federal Armies; The Secret Service of the Confederacy; The Signal Service; Telegraphing for the Armies; Balloons with the Army of the Potomac). Comprehensive index appears in Volume 10.
  PAHistorian | Feb 19, 2013 |
Thousands of scenes photographed 1861-1865, with text by many special authorities. Volume 8 of 10 volume set. Includes the following: Introduction (The Two Practical Problems of the General); Soldier Life (The Business-Side of Warmaking; Marshaling the Federal Volunteers; Glimpses of the Confederate Army; The Confederate of '61; The Confederate in the Field; The School of the Soldier; Boys Who Made Good Soldiers; Marches of the Federal Armies; With the Veteran Armies); Military Information (The Secret Service of the Federal Armies; The Secret Service of the Confederacy; The Signal Service; Telegraphing for the Armies; Balloons with the Army of the Potomac). Comprehensive index appears in Volume 10.
  PAHistorian | Feb 5, 2013 |
Thousands of scenes photographed 1861-1865, with text by many special authorities. Volume 1 of 10 volume set. Includes the following: Forewords (Greetings, Dedication, Acknowledgement, Editorial Introductory); Prefaces (Photographing the Civil War; The Photographic Record as History; The Federal Navy and the South; Records of the War Between the States; The Strategy of the Civil War Leaders); The First of the Great Campaigns (Bull Run The Volunteers Face Fire); Down the Mississippi Valley (The Fall of Fort Henry and Donelson; Shiloh - The First Grand Battle; New Madrid and Island Number Ten; New Orleans - The Navy Helps the Army; Fort Pillow and Memphis - Gunboats and Batteries); The Struggle for Richmond (Yorktown -Up the Peninsula; Fair Oaks - In Sight of Richmond; The Shenandoah and the Alarm at Washington; Seven Days - The Confederate Capital Saved); Engagements of the Civil War up to July, 1862 (Map -Theater of Campaigns in Virginia). Photographs, many of which are reproduced in print for the first time, are described in detail. Comprehensive index appears in Volume 10.
  PAHistorian | Feb 5, 2013 |
Written in 1911, a commemorative volume on the 50th anniversary of the Civil War, this volume covers the period where Gen'l. Grant fought a campaign against Lee and won the war for the North. Filled with contemporary photos, some maps, and excellent commentary on the period. ( )
  drj | Jul 5, 2008 |
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