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Bloody Angle : Battleground America Guides - John Cannan

Bloody Angle

Battleground America Guides

Paperback

Published: 24th October 2002
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$31.80

On the morning of May 12, 1864, the site of the daring Union assault on the center of the Confederate line became the scene of the fiercest hand-to-hand combat of the Civil War, and thereafter was known as the "Bloody Angle." Da Capo's new "Battleground America" series offers a unique approach to the battles and battlefields of America. Each book in the series highlights a small American battlefield-sometimes a small portion of a much larger battlefield-and tells the story of the brave soldiers who fought there. Using soldiers' memoirs, letters and diaries, as well as contemporary illustrations, the human ordeal of battle comes to life on the page.All of the units, important individuals, and actions of each engagement on the battlefield are described in a clear and concise narrative. Detailed maps complement the text and illustrate small unit action at each stage of the battle. Then-and-now photographs tie the dramatic events of the past to the modern battlefield site and highlight the importance of terrain in battle. The present-day historical site of the battle is described in detail with suggestions for touring.

ISBN: 9780306811517
ISBN-10: 0306811510
Series: Battleground America Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 24th October 2002
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1