Land battles of the Civil War, eastern theatre by Bruce H. Stewart

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
  • East (U.S.) -- History, Military -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-242) and index.

Book details

StatementBruce H. Stewart, Jr.
LC ClassificationsE470.2 .S845 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939798M
ISBN 100786411708
LC Control Number2001007410

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback. The Eastern Theater of the American Civil War included the U.S. states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and the coastal seaports and fortifications of North were many battles fought in this area, especially in northern and eastern Virginia.

Several battles were fought between the Union Army of the Potomac and Confederate Army of. The Eastern Theater of the American Civil War consists of the major military and naval operations in the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and the coastal fortifications and seaports of North Carolina.

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Johnston surrendered to General William T. Sherman on Apthis work—in excellent prose and with a keen sense of. Historian Garry Adelman describes the progression of the battles in the Eastern Theater throughout the Civil War. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.

Theaters of War are the areas of land directly involved in the military battles and conduct of the war. Where were the majority of battles fought in the Civil War. Virginia, in the Eastern theatre. Battles rated by CWSAC. The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) was established within the United States National Park Service to classify the preservation status of historic battlefield land.

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The remainder were skirmishes, reconnaissances, naval engagements, sieges, bombardments, etc. The engagements were fought in 23 different states and resulted in a total of overcasualties.

The Western theater of the Civil War, rich in agricultural resources and manpower and home to a large number of slaves, stretched miles north to south and miles east to west from the Appalachians to the Mississippi. Hungarian Émigrés in the American Civil War.

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The last two years of the American Civil War in the Eastern Theater were largely focused on the struggle between Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Beginning in MayGrant launched the brutal Overland Campaign designed to capture Richmond and grind down Lee's army.

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Some would say that the independence of the USA in with the institution of slavery still in place made later conflict inevitable; indeed Samuel Johnson once asked of the American colonists “why is it that the loudest cries for. was the second battle in Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign of the American Civil battle was fought from May 8 toalong a trench line some four miles ( km) long, with the Army of Northern Virginia under Gen.

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The American Civil War was fought in many places across the southern landscape, but perhaps no region held as much importance to the Union's Anaconda Plan as eastern North l of the sounds and rivers of North Carolina was vital to cutting off the Confederacy's southern supply routes to Virginia.

As the Federal government tightened its blockade, rapidly raising the number of its. ‘The Theater of War,’ by Bryan Doerries that led him to found a company that shares its name with his book. A catalyst for Doerries was the struggles of veterans who had returned home from. Edward Porter Alexander was one of only three Confederate officers to rise to the rank of general in the artillery branch.

Respected by some of the Confederacy’s most important commanders, Alexander would participate in nearly every major campaign in the eastern theatre, contributing substantially to the army’s greatest successes and sharing in its bitterest defeats.

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