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Author Nosworthy, Brent.

Title Roll call to destiny : the soldier's eye view of Civil War battles / Brent Nosworthy.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2008]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Peru PL Adult Non Fiction - PUGG-2  973.7 NOS    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-323) and index.
Summary Pieces together small units' engagements in a variety of battles, drawn from firsthand accounts of those who fought.
Contents New weapons, new ways of warfare -- Burnside's fight: the advance to the Bull Run battlefield -- Burnside's fight: the struggle for Matthews Hill -- Tactical observation #1 -- The Fifty-Seventh New York Infantry at Fair Oaks -- Tactical observation #2 -- Washington artillery on Marye's Heights (Fredericksburg, December 12-13, 1862) -- Webster's Parrotts and the attack against Arkansas Post -- Cavalry versus cavalry at Gettysburg, July 3 -- Attack and defense of Fort Sanders -- The Second Minnesota Infantry at Missionary Ridge -- A last hurrah! The Seventh South Carolina Cavalry at the Battle of Darbytown Road -- Tactical observation #3 -- Conclusion.
Subject United States. Army -- Drill and tactics -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Army -- Weapons systems -- History -- 19th century.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Drill and tactics.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Weapons systems.
Confederate States of America. Army. (OCoLC)fst00539981
United States. Army. (OCoLC)fst00533532
American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Subject Armed Forces -- Drill and tactics. (OCoLC)fst01351764
Armed Forces -- Weapons systems. (OCoLC)fst01351920
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780786717477

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