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Chancellorsville (The Civil War Battle Series, Book 4)

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ISBN 101581823002
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Chancellorsville is my first book by Stephen Sears. It is thick in content and thorough in the extreme. I can tell you right now that it will not be my last of this author. Sears begins by providing the context of the fateful battle/5(). In the fourth book of this ten-volume series, the action is divided between northern Virginia and the western front.

In Vickburg, Cory Brannon finds Lucille Farrell, his sweetheart, and also helps to establish a supply line from Texas, bringing food, weapons, and ammunition into the besieged city.5/5(2).

I really enjoyed Chancellorsville. Prior to this book, I knew very little about the battle except that it was another Yankee defeat and led the demise of Joe Hooker and the death of Stonewall Jackson.

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I was glad I read Sear’s account. Little did I realize how close the Union came to total success/5. This is a well written, comprehensive overview of the battle of Chancellorsville.

Chancellorsville book author has created a well balanced book that provides insight at both the strategic and tactical levels.

His use of first person source material brings the battle Chancellorsville book life and makes for compelling by: 6. Jackson's death--accidentally shot by one of his own soldiers--is one of the many fascinating stories included in this definitive account of the battle of : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

The fourth book in the Civil War Battle Series, Chancellorsville brings the war in Virginia to early to the wooded wilderness of the Rappahannock and a confrontation between the two armies near a roadside inn/5.

This work examines the Battle of Chancellorsville and the participation of Robert E. Lee during the American Civil War. A good book about this battle. flag Like /5. His latest book Darkness At Chancellorsville is no exception. Peters takes a fresh perspective on the battle and reminds us that but for a few personality quirks and twists of fate, Chancellorsville could have been the battle that ended the Civil War almost two years early/5(69).

Chancellorsville Staff Ride: Briefing Book. Washington, DC: United States Army Center of Military History, OCLC Mackowski, Chris, and Kristopher D.

White. Chancellorsville's Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, ISBN Ralph Peters' Darkness at Chancellorsville is a novel of one of the most dramatic battles in American history, from the New York Times bestselling, three-time Boyd Award-winning author of /5.

About the Author Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Ayrault Dodge (–) served in the New York volunteer infantry during the Civil War. His books include Alexander, Hannibal, The Campaign of Chancellorsville, A Bird's Eye View of Our Civil War, /5(4).

by Ernest B. Furgurson Book Description: For years historians and military strategists have been obsessed by the battle of Chancellorsville.

It began with an audaciously planned stroke by Union general Joe Hooker as he sent his army across the Rappahannock River and around Robert E. Lee's lines. Ralph Peters' Darkness at Chancellorsville is a novel of one of the most dramatic battles in American history, from the New York Times Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp AllBooksebooksNOOKTextbooksNewsstandTeensKidsToysGames & CollectiblesGift, Home & Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

To say this book is about the Battle of Chancellorsville is almost a misnomer.

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A better description would be that the book is about the Hooker era in the Army of the Potomac. In the book Sears treats us to more than just the Xs and Os of a battle. We hear about Hooker's rebuilding of the Army's moral after the disasterous tenure of Burnside.5/5(5).

Chancellorsville by Stephen W. Sears, Houghton Mifflin, New York, New York, pages, $ F or the members of the Union Army of the Potomac, particularly those in the XI Corps, the close of May 2,appeared at hand.

Twilight neared, suppers simmered, and men lounged. Author Stephen Crane's novel, The Red Badge of Courage, is based on the Battle of Chancellorsville. Confederate Victory in The Battle of. This series is typified by some essays and other data (maps, order of battle casualties, for example)--but at its heart is the observations and reflections of civilians, privates, and generals about the battle at issue.

Here, we get an "up close and personal" view of Chancellorsville. Pagesan artist's rendering of the battlefield.4/5(1). Good, thorough examination of the Battle of Chancellorsville in the American Civil War.

Furgurson mixes in some first-hand accounts from regular soldiers and lower-level officers, somewhat like what Lyn MacDonald did in her excellent books about the British forces in World War I.

Particularly entertaining are the Union officers' remarks about General Hooker and his drinking habits/5. movie, or taking a ranger-led tour at the Chancellorsville Visitor Center.

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The battle of Chancellorsville took place in. Chancellorsville is a valuable addition to the historiography and should be mandatory reading for all students of the Civil War.—History: Reviews of New Books Gary Gallagher has again shown why he is a master editor-historian.

These fresh, engrossing interpretations deserve book Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. The Campaign of Chancellorsville. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Campaign of Chancellorsville (Hardback) Bigelow John Published by Franklin Classics Trade Press, United States () ISBN Using scores of letters and diaries written by soldiers from both Union and Confederate armies, Sears’ narrative history seeks to strip away the gloss of later commentary and restore the battle of Chancellorsville to its original voices.

Chancellorsville is often touted as Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. One of the most dramatic battles of the Civil War, Chancellorsville was Robert E. Lee's masterpiece.

Outnumbered two to one, Lee violated a cardinal rule of military strategy by dividing his small army, sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous twelve-mile march around the Union flank. Charging out of the Wilderness with Rebel yells, Jackson's troops destroyed one entire corps of the Union army /5(6).

Get directions, maps, and traffic for Chancellorsville, VA. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring are explored in this collection of eight original essays.

Departing from the traditional focus on generalship and tactics, the contributors address the campaign's broad context and implications and revisit specific battlefield episodes that have in the past been poorly llorsville.

Buy This Book in Print. summary. A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign are explored in this collection of eight original essays.

Departing from the traditional focus on generalship and tactics, the contributors address the campaign's broad context and implications and revisit specific battlefield Cited by: 6. Buy Chancellorsville by John Bigelow online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).

So far I know of two overall studies on the campaign and battle: Stephen W. Sears' Chancellorsville and Ernest B. Furgurson's Chancellorsville, The Souls of the Brave.

I'm looking somewhat askance at Sears due to his pro-Hooker bias, so I'm looking to add a more anti-Hooker book. Ralph Peters' Darkness at Chancellorsville is a novel of one of the most dramatic battles in American history, from the New York Times bestselling, three-time Boyd Award-winning author of the Battle Hymn Cycle.

Centered upon one of the most surprising and dramatic battles in American history, Darkness at Chancellorsville recreates what began as a brilliant, triumphant campaign for the Union. Chancellorsville (The Civil War Battle Series, Book 4) by Reasoner, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Stackpole's was the first book I read about Chancellorsville, and his cartographer Wilbur S. Nye was excellent; I too still have my copy. However, though a good book for beginners, I think it has been replaced by the more recent ones as "standards", and Nye's maps now seem too generalized, especially in comparison with those routinely found in Blue & Gray and Civil War Trust's Hallowed.

The Civil War Battle Series: Chancellorsville - Duration: Audio Bo views. Battle of Brice's Crossroads - Forrest's Greatest Victory (Lecture). The virtual tour of the Chancellorsville Battlefield consists of the ten stops on the park driving tour plus additional battlefield sites.

There are also links to learn more about the battle. • Kelly's Ford • Ely's Ford • Germanna Ford • Bullock House Site Tour stop #2 on battlefield tour.