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A Scythe of Fire

Through the Civil War with One of Lee's Most Legendary Regiments

A Scythe of Fire( )
Author: Woodworth, Steven E.
Wilkins, Warren
ISBN:978-0-06-054229-0
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:William Morrow Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.95
Book Description:

The men of the Eighth Georgia Infantry Regiment answered the Confederate call to arms in the spring of 1861. They fought hard in most major battles of the war, including Bull Run and Gettysburg, enduring heartbreaking losses and finally, at Appomattox, witnessing their ultimate defeat.

A Scythe of Fire tells the remarkable story of this regiment, which held together through long years of victory, defeat, and despair. The magnificent product of meticulous research, Warren...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.829 Inches
Book Weight:0.86 Pounds
Author Biography
Woodworth, Steven E. (Author)
Steven E. Woodworth was born on January 28, 1961. He received a B.A. in history from Southern Illinois University in 1982 and a Ph.D. from Rice University in 1987. He is a professor of history at Texas Christian University and an expert on the Civil War. He has written a number of books on the topic including Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West, While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers, Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee 1861-1865, Manifest Destinies: Westward Expansion and the Civil War, and This Great Struggle: America's Civil War.

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