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Unusual Battles of the Civil War

by John A. Kaufhold

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL7556302M
ISBN 100595337635
ISBN 109780595337637

  This interesting nonfiction title allows readers to explore some of the most well-known battles of the Civil War. Through stunning facts, easy-to-read text, and colorful images and illustrations, this book will take children on a historical journey with the Confederate and Union armies as they fight the Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Gettysburg, and the Siege at . Civil War Battles summary: The Civil War consisted of nea battles, engagements, and other military actions including nearly 50 major battles and about others that had major significance. The remainder were skirmishes, reconnaissances, naval engagements, sieges, bombardments, etc. The engagements were fought in 23 different states and resulted in a total .

The Civil War was perhaps the quintessential American experience. It features battles, political intrigue, espionage, technology development, foreign relations, civic duty and citizenship, patriotism, nationalism, philanthropy, humanitarian assistance, liberation, and military occupation and much more. Strange Battles of the Civil War is a captivating look at 23 battles from the War Between the States that did not unfold as anticipated. From unexpected victories to devastating tactical blunders, from mistaken marching orders to unlikely participants (including animals), this collection of surprising but true stories offers an unusual Brand: Cumberland House.

Battles of the Ironclads (Naval Battle) Interesting Facts about Major Battles of the Civil War. No one died in the first battle of the Civil War, the battle of Fort Sumter (April ). Union soldiers sheltered themselves within the fort, and remained safe from the southern bombardment. Get this from a library! Strange battles of the Civil War. [Webb Garrison, Jr.] -- This is a survey of twenty-three battles of the American Civil War.


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Unusual Battles of the Civil War by John A. Kaufhold Download PDF EPUB FB2

Strange Battles of the Civil War is a captivating look at 23 battles from the War Between the States that did not unfold as anticipated. From unexpected victories to devastating tactical blunders, from mistaken marching orders to unlikely participants (including animals!), this collection of surprising but true stories offers an unusual perspective on one of the bloodiest /5(13).

The Paperback of the Unusual Battles of the Civil War by John A Kaufhold at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Pages: This book probably suits the average "buff" who is seeking to broaden their general knowledge of some less well known facts.

The more voracious Civil War reader will find little new material to justify the purchase. One exception may be the chapter dealing with the Rains brothers, Gabriel and George, who were the Confederate explosives experts/5(46).

Unusual Battles of the Unusual Battles of the Civil War book War. $ E-Book. $ Softcover. $ Other Books By Author Basic Statistics for Educational Research. John A. Kaufhold & Sumita S. Kaufhold $ THE NEUROSES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE. John Kaufhold $ Pages: Strange Battles of The Civil War was an American non-fiction book by Webb Garrison that discusses peculiar or unusual events that happened in the American Civil War.

In this book, the order in which you read it does not matter. You can read any parts based on what sounds interesting to book was divided into five different sections/5. Book: Battles of the Civil Wars Author: Gail Fay The nonfiction book "Battles of the Civil Wars" by Gail Fay, is an informational book about an important phase of American history and various aspects of the Civil war.

This book explains all the different battles /5. The Books & Authors section of our Winter issue contained our annual roundup of the year's best Civil War titles. As usual, we enlisted the help of a handful of Civil War historians and enthusiasts, avid readers all, and asked them to pick their two favorite books published in   10 Major Battles of the American Civil War.

#1 Battle of Fort Sumter. Battle of Fort Sumter. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the opening engagement of the American Civil War.

It took place at #2 First Battle of Bull Run. #3 Battle of Shiloh. #4 Battle of Antietam. #5 Second Battle of Bull Run. 11 Best Books on the American Civil War. Books about single battles are usually fit only for obsessives, but this crucial moment deserves its own book, and Sears gives it a superlative rendering.

rows  Battles rated by CWSAC. The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP). out of 5 stars out of 5 stars 1, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and out of 5 stars 1, Audible Audiobook.

$ Free with Audible trial. The Seven Days: The Emergence of Robert E. Clifford Dowdey. out of 5 stars Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Doris Kearns Goodwin. Seven Obscure Facts You Didn’t Know About the Civil War Amid the vast literature of the Civil War, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the stranger facts, coincidences and quirks of characterAuthor: Karen Abbott.

The Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of. A drum's story -- A veteran and his grandchildren -- Lincoln and Tad -- The defenses of Washington -- Story of the second Bull Run --Campaigning with Grant -- A drummer boy in gray -- War story told in churchyard -- An Adventure on the East'n Sho' -- Heroines of '61 and Barbara Frietchie --Down the Fairfax Pike -- Major Mallory of Malloryville -- The strange case of Geo.

is, I believe, a rare and interesting book about the Civil War. It is called the Century War Book, published by the Century Co. but it is titled "Battles and Leaders of The Civil War", Peoples Pictorial Edition, This is a large book measuring 11" by 13" and has over pages with hundreds of pictures.

The Civil War era was one of the most interesting in our nations history, and not very interesting battle accounts can also exist right next to some fairly interesting, but little known facts.

This book has far more of these captivating little anecdotes, than I 4/4(59). Most people who are familiar with Civil War history know that Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, the famous Confederate Lieutenant General, died a very peculiar death. His own men accidentally shot him in the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2,   7.

"Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam": This is probably the best book ever written on any single battle of the Civil War. On Sept. 17,the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. The American Civil War () was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".

Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure. Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary.

Wonderfully entertaining look at some intriguing oddities, unusual incidents, and colorful personalities connected with the Civil War. Includes 25 names the war was known by, personal quirks of Robert E.

Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and more,/5. Teenaged soldiers -- both black and white -- of the Union Army. This photograph, taken circawas titled "Contrabands at Headquarters of General Lafayette." "Contrabands" was an expression coined by Union General Benjamin F.

Butler to describe escaped slaves. Mathew B. Brady/Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library/Yale : All That's Interesting.10 Little-Known Stories From The US Civil War. 10 Congress Got In A Drunken Fistfight. Photo credit: Inthe US Capitol gave the world an early preview of the war to 9 An Audience Came Out To Watch One Of The First Battles.

8 The King Of Siam Offered War Elephants To.