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Antietam 1862 : The Civil War's Bloodiest Day - Norman Stevens

Antietam 1862

The Civil War's Bloodiest Day

Paperback Published: 26th May 1994
ISBN: 9781855323704
Number Of Pages: 96

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Osprey's examination of the Battle of Antietam, which was one of the critical battles of the American Civil War (1861-1865). The fortunes of the South were riding high after the resounding victory at Second Manassas. While Bragg and Kirby Smith invaded Kentucky, Lee's invasion of Maryland was intended to maintain the Southern offensive momentum and to win the recognition of the European powers. But his bold plan was compromised - and at the Antietam River the Army of Northern Virginia was fighting for its very life. This title examines the build-up to Hooker's attack, and details the famous clashes at Bloody Lane and Burnside Bridge.

The Campaign
The Opposing Commanders
The Opposing Armies South Mountain Opposing Plans, 17 September 1862 Antietam: Hooker's Attack Antietam: Bloody Lane Antietam: Burnside Bridge Aftermath
The Battlefield Today
A Guide to Further Reading
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ISBN: 9781855323704
ISBN-10: 1855323702
Series: Osprey Military Campaign S.
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 26th May 1994
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1