Richly detailed 750 pages with B&W Illustrations. On one page regarding the battle of Shilo, the cipher used to convey the messages about up coming battle plans is detailed
in cipher code, the method for translating the code, and the key used in building the cipher is also detailed. This is a two Volume hard cover Set. This book is Volume One.
it weighs about 2 pounds per volume, and is a serious work for civil war buffs.