The Wilderness Campaign (Military Campaigns of the Civil War New edition)

The Wilderness Campaign (Military Campaigns of the Civil War New edition)

By: Gary W. Gallagher (editor)Paperback

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The Wilderness campaign of May 5-6, 1864, initiated an epic confrontation between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee that would ultimately end, eleven months later, with Lee's surrender at Appomattox. The eight essays assembled here explore aspects of the background, conduct, and repercussions of the fighting in the Wilderness. Contributors to this volume revise and enhance our thinking on the battle, highlighting ways in which the military and non-military spheres of war intersected in the Wilderness. The contributors are Peter S. Carmichael, Gary W. Gallagher, John J. Hennessy, Robert E. L. Krick, Robert K. Krick, Carol Reardon, Gordon C. Rhea, and Brooks D. Simpson.

About Author

Gary W. Gallagher is John L. Nau III Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He is author, most recently, of Lee and His Army in Confederate History.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780807857854
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780807857854
  • ISBN10: 0807857858
  • edition: New edition

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