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The Union Army, 1861-1865: Organization and Operations : The Eastern…

by Frank J. Welcher

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0253364531, Hardcover)

"The breadth and meticulous rendering of this volume's contents, heretofore available only in widely scattered sources, mark this book as a classic of Civil War historiography...A fundamental reference work." - "Library Journal". "An excellent effort, this may well be the work on the Civil War, one that sets new standards for historical works." - "Indianapolis Weekly". "This is a valuable reference work ..." - "The Courier". " ...belongs on every Civil War student's book shelf." - "The Civil War News". "Welcher's is an extraordinary accomplishment by any measure." - William W. Starr, The State Columbia, S.C. "This meticulous examination of the organization and administration of the Union army eastern units and departments is unavailable in any other work. An important compilation of data that is a valuable addition to any library." - "Reference & Research Book News". " ...should join any short shelf of well-thumbed reference tools for readers interested in Federal military forces in the East." - "Civil War". "This impressive volume provides a complete account of the organization of all Union military divisions, departments, armies, army corps, brigades, and special commends...very meticulous in detail of personnel and maneuvers . .." - "American Reference Books Annual". "This is one of the most outstanding reference books that has ever been published on the subject of the Union Army during the Civil War period...a superb historical work ..." - "Infantry". " ...an ambitious and successful attempt to describe the changing organizational structure of the Union army in the East, while simultaneously placing field operations within that organizational context." - "Blue & Gray Magazine". Frank Welcher has compiled a complete and continuous account of the organization of all Union military divisions, departments, armies, army corps, divisions, brigades, and numerous special commands. The book also describes the command of the armies of the United States, miscellaneous organizations, and battles and campaigns. An indispensable new reference book, it is destined to become a Civil War military classic.

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