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This Grand Spectacle

The Battle of Chattanooga

This Grand Spectacle( )
Author: Woodworth, Steven E.
Series title:Civil War Campaigns and Commanders Ser.
ISBN:978-1-893114-04-3
Publication Date:Dec 1999
Publisher:State House Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

In the summer of 1863, Federal forces scored major victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg, turning the tide of war in favor of the Union. President Lincoln and his advisors now focused attention on the small town of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The important railroad center offered a gateway to the Confederate heartland. But just as complete victory in the West appeared imminent, General Braxton Bragg's reinforced Rebel army struck back at Chickamauga, driving the Federal invaders into...
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Book Details
Pages:136
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.499 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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