Hist Maps Civil War Battlef(ppr/Bd

Hist Maps Civil War Battlef(ppr/Bd

Hardback

By (author) Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Psychological Medicine Michael Sharpe, By (author) Mike Sharpe

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  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
  • Format: Hardback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 246mm x 282mm x 18mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2001
  • ISBN 10: 1571451331
  • ISBN 13: 9781571451330

Product description

Sharpe (editor in the newspaper and military book publishing industry) presents about 100 color maps from the collections of the Library of Congress and the National Archives to provide a history of the Civil War. They illustrate the broad sweep of events, from the capture of Fort Sumter by Southern forces, through the Battle of Gettysburg, to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, to details such as the Freedman's Village in Virginia. Together with the accompanying explanatory text, they reveal how maps and illustration were vital to the conduct of the war both before and after each event in terms of planning strategy and tactics. The introduction provides an overview of the war and particular battles Oversize: 11.5x10

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