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3 edition of Chancellorsville found in the catalog.

Chancellorsville

a critical review of the battle

by J Watts (John Watts) De Peyster

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Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / Military / United States,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11969902M
    ISBN 101432803891
    ISBN 109781432803896

    The Campaign of Chancellorsville, a Strategic and Tactical Study by Bigelow, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at theslopelounge.com The Battle of Chancellorsville took place in Spotysylvania County in Virginia during the American Civil War. The battle started on April 30, and finished on May 6, and marked the most significant encounter between the opposing forces in what was known as the Chancellorsville Campaign.

    One of the most dramatic battles of the Civil War, Chancellorsville was Lee's masterpiece, a great victory which, ironically, pushed him to launch an aggressive campaign that led to his greatest defeat, at Gettysburg. Drawing on a wealth of new sources, including personal accounts by soldiers on both sides, StephenSears has written the definitive. Retired Army officer and historical novelist Ralph Peters talked about his book, Darkness at Chancellorsville: A Novel of Stonewall Jackson’s Triumph and Tragedy, in which he looked at the Civil.

    Chancellorsville by John Bigelow starting at $ Chancellorsville has 1 available editions to buy at Alibris. As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available. Browse Now. Customer Favorites > Best-Sellers;5/5(1). May 27,  · At Chancellorsville, a very promising start made by General Hooker against Lee's Confederate forces fell to a defeat when, in Doubleday's estimation, normal .


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Chancellorsville by J Watts (John Watts) De Peyster Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jun 26,  · Chancellorsville is the second book I have read by Mr. Sears (the first was Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam). It is extremely well-written. It once again sets the stage before the campaign and describes a complicated battle of troop and artillery movements in a manner that is very easy to understand.

The book, however, is a /5(). Jun 26,  · Chancellorsville is the second book I have read by Mr. Sears (the first was Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam). It is extremely well-written.

It once again sets the stage before the campaign and describes a complicated battle of troop and artillery movements in a manner that is very easy to understand/5().

Nov 01,  · Chancellorsville is another great book by Stephen Sears on a battle in the Civil War. Like his various other books, he focuses intently on the military strategy and the political nature for both the north and the south.

This book is a little more focused on the Union Army than the others although a good amount of detail is still paid to the /5. The American Battlefield Trust's Battle of Chancellorsville page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, video, and other historical resources related to this important Civil War battle in Virginia.

Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Chancellorsville book by Stephen W. Sears. Many Civil War Chancellorsville book have called the battle of Chancellorsville Robert E.

Lee's greatest victory; Stephen W. Chancellorsville book doesn't necessarily agree, and in this Free shipping over $/5(5).

Feb 15,  · In CHANCELLORSVILLE, the fourth volume in The Civil War Battle Series by James Reasoner, we find Cory trying to reach Vicksburg, Mississippi, to be reunited with his beloved Lucille. En route, he encounters Confederate deserters, and befriends Pie Jones, who will also become an important character in the series.5/5.

The campaign of Chancellorsville [Reprint] () by Wilson, James Harrison, ,Bigelow, John, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at theslopelounge.com I don't think his book suffers as a result, but I would not call his account the definitive version of Chancellorsville.

Indeed, such a definitive version may not exist. In the final analysis, if you are interested in this great battle of the Civil War, you will not go wrong with this book.4/5(5). Ernest B. Furgurson’s study, Chancellorsville The Souls of the Brave, presented a modern analysis, but it did not supplant Bigelow’s classic.

With the publication of Stephen W. Sears’s Chancellorsville, however, Civil War historiography has a worthy rival to Bigelow’s theslopelounge.com: Historynet Staff. The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War (–), and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville campaign.

It was fought from April 30 to May 6,in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, near the village of theslopelounge.com related battles were fought nearby on May 3 in the vicinity of Fredericksburg.

Location: Spotsylvania County, Virginia. A very good book on the battle of Chancellorsville, I don't know why Stonewall Jackson is mentioned in the sub-title, his story does not take up more space than others in the book. It would be better if this book was in order with how the Civil War was fought/5.

Chancellorsville was one of the Civil War's pivotal campaigns, a great victory for the South that, however, led directly to the death of top Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.

It hasn't generated. One of the most dramatic battles of the Civil War, Chancellorsville was Robert E. Lee's masterpiece. Outnumbered two to one, Lee violated a cardinal rule of military strategy by dividing his small army, sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous twelve-mile march around the Union flank.

Charging out of the Wilderness with Rebel yells, Jackson's troops destroyed one entire corps of the Union army /5(6). Jan 26,  · Co. Aytch,' Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment of the Big Show [FULL AUDIOBOOK UNABRIDGED] - Duration: GreatAudioBooks In Public Domain 24, views.

Best-selling author and acclaimed Civil War expert Stephen W. Sears, hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “arguably the preeminent living historian of the war’s eastern theater,” crafts what will stand the test of time as the definitive history of the greatest battle ever fought on American soil.

Drawing on years of research, Sears focuses on the big picture, capturing the entire. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Chancellorsville, VA.

Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. Dec 10,  · The Battle of Chancellorsville, fought from April 30 to May 6, in Virginia, is widely considered to be Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory during the American Civil War. Nov 27,  · Darkness at Chancellorsville begins with a page prologue that recounts the May 17,battle of Kelly’s Ford.

Aside from introducing readers to Jeb Stuart, who’s one of a dozen or so major characters in the book, the prologue has no other real connection to the story. May 02,  · I recently read a book by Edward G. Longacre called The Commanders of Chancellorsville - The Gentleman Versus the Rogue which flatly denies Hooker's famous "quote", though looking back just now am unable to find it.

I haven't read Sears' book, but instead this most recently, and Ernest B. Ferguson's Chancellorsville - The Souls of the Brave, and find both to be good. Passing the Rapidan via Germanna and Ely’s Fords, the Federals concentrated near Chancellorsville on April 30 and May 1.

The III Corps was ordered to join the army via United States Ford. Sedgwick’s VI Corps and Gibbon’s division remained to demonstrate against the Confederates at Fredericksburg. USS Chancellorsville (CG) is a Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser in service in the United States theslopelounge.com is named for the Battle of Chancellorsville of the Civil War.

Until 30 Decemberthe ship was operationally part of Carrier Strike Group theslopelounge.com she was administratively under the command of Commander, Naval Surface Forces theslopelounge.comr: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi.The virtual tour of the Chancellorsville Battlefield consists of the ten stops on the park driving tour plus additional battlefield sites.

There are also links to learn more about the battle.Battle of Chancellorsville, (May 1–5, ), in the American Civil War, bloody assault by the Union army in Virginia that failed to encircle and destroy the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Following the “horror of Fredericksburg” (December 13, ), the Confederate army of Gen.

Robert E.