Decisive Battles of the Civil War Author:Lt. Col. Joseph B. Mitchell Of the hundreds of books about the Civil War, none so effectively charts the battle-by-battle movements of that war as this unique volume. — Accompanied by a series of magnificently detailed maps, showing the progress of the war in both East and West simultaneously, these crisp, informative accounts of the principal battles unfold the decisive mo... more »ments of the war with suspenseful immediacy.
Of particular importance to the modern reader is the fact that battles and campaigns have been mapped on present day highway maps which show the old roads of the period and the new roads of today. With these maps one can actually watch the battle lines moving back and forth across the country and see how each individual battle fits into the whole pattern of the war.
Here is not only a superb reference volume, but also an invaluable guidebook for visitors to these historic batttlefields.« less