The American Civil War, Volume 2: The War in the West 1861-July 1863 (Essential Histories, Volume 10)

By Stephen Engle

The yank Civil War's huge Western Theater witnessed drastically very important army campaigning throughout the interval 1861 - 1863. This booklet, the 3rd in a four-volume sequence, examines the geographical, logistical and strategic elements that formed battling during this theater, in addition to assessing officials who performed key roles . It covers the tale of Ulysses S Grant's vital trap of insurgent positions earlier than marching south to win the conflict of Shiloh, in addition to that of Albert Sidney Johnston, the satisfaction of the Confederacy. ultimately, it info the dramatic occasions of the siege of Vicksburg, the Confederates ultimate fortress.

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