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On Campaign with the Army of the Potomac

The Civil War Journal of Therodore Ayrault Dodge

by Stephen W. Sears

  • 76 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Cooper Square Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / Military / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8048629M
    ISBN 100815412665
    ISBN 109780815412663
    OCLC/WorldCa54535507

      In The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns, Steven E. Sodergren examines the transition to trench The Overland Campaign created tremendous physical and emotional suffering for the men of the Army of the Potomac as they faced a remarkable increase in the level and frequency of combat. Publish your book with B&:   The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns by Steven E. Sodergren. Louisiana State Press, Cloth, ISBN: $ In , J. Tracy Power published Lee’s Miserables, a groundbreaking analysis of the demoralization of common soldiers in the Army of Northern Virginia and the collapse of the Confederacy in the Civil War’s final year.

    Our book recommendation for this episode is “The Peninsula Campaign of A Military Analysis” by Kevin Dougherty with J. Michael Moore. Listen to Episode PeninsulaPartFirst This entry was posted in and tagged army of the potomac, john magruder, mcclellan, peninsula campaign on Octo by Rich & Tracy Y.   Well written, judiciously reasoned, and extensively footnoted, McClellan’s First Campaign will be heralded as the seminal work on this topic. Civil War readers may not always agree with Beatie’s conclusions, but they will concur that his account offers an original examination of the Army of the Potomac’s role on the Virginia : Savas Beatie.

    The Army of the Potomac has, arguably, fared less well in the battle for the memory of the Civil War. William Swinton, a wartime correspondent for The New York Times, wrote one of the first unit histories of the Civil War. Published in , Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac weighed a hefty pages. All of this because Swinton hoped to win. George Gordon Meade (Decem – November 6, ) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer best known for decisively defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil previously fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican–American the Civil War, he served as a Union general.


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On Campaign with the Army of the Potomac by Stephen W. Sears Download PDF EPUB FB2

During the war, Swinton was a New York Times correspondent who was expelled from the Army of the Potomac on two occasions during the Overland campaign. A residue of bitterness certainly twisted Swinton’s evaluation of the army’s principal generals, but for the most part his account is fair and balanced toward both sides.

In Army of the Potomac, Volume 3: McClellan's First Campaign March Mayauthor Russel H. "Cap" Beatie continues his On Campaign with the Army of the Potomac book of the that very topic.

McClellan's many difficulties during the early portion of the Peninsula Campaign constitute the main theme of the book/5(10). This diary from 80 years earlier is exactly the same and shows the same lack of knowledge of the wider position and the huge amount of trust (or blind faith) placed on MacLellan in the Peninsula campaign.

This is a fascinating, first hand account of one man's life in the Army of the Potomac and a worthwhile addition to a Civil War book-shelf/5(4). Hardcover. Good. Andrew A. Humphreys, The Virginia Campaign of '64 and ' The Army of the Potomac and the Army of the James, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,First Printing.

Rebound in dark yellow cloth with original leather title blocks on spine, marbled edges, xiv, pp with appendices and index, 10 maps. The Virginia Campaign of '64 and ' The Army of the Potomac and the Army of the James, Volume 12 Campaigns of the civil war The Virginia Campaign of '64 and ' The Army of the Potomac and the Army of the James, Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: Author: Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: Publisher: C.

Scribner's sons, Original from: the University of. The Virginia Campaign of '64 and ' The Army of the Potomac and the Army of the James Campaigns of the Civil War: Author: Andrew Atkinson Humphreys: Publisher: C.

Scribner's Sons, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Dec 5, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, [Sodergren, Steven E.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, /5(7).

General Robert E. Lees ’ Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, once again confronted each other across the Rappahannock River near Fredericksburg, Virginia. The battle, which cost Hooker nea casualties and Lee s losses, had proved indecisive.

The Virginia campaign of '64 and '65;: The Army of the Potomac and the Army of the James, (Campaigns of the Civil War) Author Humphreys, A. A Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Jacket condition No Jacket Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher C.

Scribner's Sons Date published As a lieutenant colonel in the Army of the Potomac's st and later the th New York infantry regiments, the thrice-wounded Theodore Dodge () participated in much of the Civil War's fiercest fighting. This work covers life and death in the Army of the Potomac/5(21).

The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia began its Retreat from Gettysburg on July 4, Following General Robert E. Lee's failure to defeat the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, ), he ordered a retreat through Maryland and over the Potomac River to relative safety in Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj.

Gen. George G. Meade, was unable to. Books shelved as army-of-the-potomac: The Army of the Potomac: Order of Battle,with Commanders, Strengths, Losses and More by Darrell L. Coll. For today's readers, then, On Campaign with the Army of the Potomac is as significant a work as the author's acclaimed histories of the war were in their day.

— Eric Ethier. Civil War Book Review. Under even the most trying conditions, Dodge kept his journal faithfully. His accounts of Chancelorsville and the march to Gettysburg, where he Pages: Army of the Potomac book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. McClellan's First Campaign, the 3rd volume of Russel Beatie's ma 4/5. United States -- History Civil War, Regimental histories Army of the Potomac.

[from old catalog], United States -- History Civil War, Campaigns Publisher New York, C. Scribner's sons Collection library_of_congress; civilwardocuments; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language.

It recounts Joshua Chamberlains personal experiences during the final roughly two weeks of the campaign against Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia. As a division commander in the V Corps of the Army of the Potomac and the officer-in-charge of the final surrender of Lees army, Joshua Chamberlain was well aware of high level plans and orders/5.

The Army of the Potomac was the main Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War From to The army was also known as Mr. Lincoln's Army due to the close involvement by President Abraham Lincoln.

It had two missions. The first was to protect Washington, D.C. The second mission was to defeat the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. The Passing of the Armies; An Account of the Final Campaign of the Army of the Potomac, Based Upon Personal Reminiscences of the Fifth Army Corps by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

This publication was produced from a professional scan of an original edition of the book, which can include /5(13). Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac discusses the Ar /5. Well written, judiciously reasoned, and extensively footnoted, McClellan’s First Campaign will be heralded as the seminal work on this topic.

Civil War readers may not always agree with Beatie’s conclusions, but they will concur that his account offers an original examination of the Army of the Potomac’s role on the Virginia peninsula. Buy The ARMY of the Potomac Books online at best prices in India by Francois-F -P -L -Marie d'Orleans,François-F -P -L -Marie d'Orléans from Buy The ARMY of the Potomac online of India’s Largest Online Book Store, Only Genuine Products.

Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash On Delivery Available!About Potomac Books. Potomac Books has a long and distinguished pedigree. Founded in as the U.S. imprint of Brassey’s, a renowned British publishing house established in the nineteenth century, Brassey’s-U.S.

was acquired by Books International in and renamed Potomac Books in Unfortunately, his narrative of the final months of the war, titled The Passing of the Armies: An Account of the Final Campaign of the Army of the Potomac, Based upon Personal Reminiscences of the Fifth Army Corps, was not published untilone year after the general’s death.

While the vast majority of Civil War memoirs read like a dry.