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From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

Longstreet, James; Robertson, James I. (ed.)

Published by Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1960
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Very Good +. xxix, 692 pp, list of b&w illustrations, list of maps, introduction, author's preface, I. The Ante- Bellum Life of the Author; II. From New Mexico to Manassas; III. Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run; IV. The Confederates Hovering around Washington; V. Round about Richmond; VI. The Battle of Williamsburg; VII. Seven Pines, or Fair Oaks; VIII. Sequelae of Seven Pines; IX. Robert E. Lee in Command; X. Fighting along the Chickahominy; XI. Battle of Malvern Hill; XII. Halleck and Pope in Federal Command; XIII. Making Ready for Manassas Again; XIV. Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run); XV. The Maryland Campaign; XVI. "The Lost Order" -- South Mountain; XVII. Preliminairies of the Great Battle; XVIII. Battle ob Sharpsburg or Antietam; XIX. Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam (Cont.); XX. Review of the Maryland Campaign; XXI. Reorganization and Rest for Both Armies; XXII. Battle of Fredericksburg; XXIII. Battle of Fredericksburg (Cont.); XXIV. Preparing for the Spring of '63; XXV. Invasion of Pennsylvania; XXVI. Gettysburg -- First Day; XXVII. Gettysburg -- Second Day; XXVIII. Gettysburg -- Third Day; XXIX. The Wave Rolls Back; XXX. Longstreet Moves to Georgia; XXXI. Battle of Chickamauga; XXXII. Failure to Follow Success; XXXIII. The East Tennessee Campaign; XXXIV. Besieging Knoxville; XXXV. Cut Off From East and West; XXXVI. Strategic Importance of the Field; XXXVII. Last Days in Tennessee; XXVIII. Battle of the Wilderness; XXXIX. Again in Front o Richmond; XL. Talk of Peace; XLI. Battle of Five Forks; XLVII. Petersburg; XLIII. Appomattox; XLIV. Post- Bellum Pendant; appendix, notes, index. Indiana University Press, 1960. "This memoir, written in Longstreet's last years, was a defense of his military career. Intertwined with detailed accounts of strategy and battles are savage attacks on those who had maligned him. Yet because of the author, the scope, and the content of the book, it has always been one of the most sought-after of all Civil War memoirs. Reprinted with introduction, notes, and a new, comprehensive index, this edition is designed to give the reader a better insight into the paradox of 'Old Peter' Longstreet." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Small chips along top edge spine dj with small closed tear to bottom edge of same. Lightly age-toned top text block edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004126

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Title: From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the ...

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-Very Good +

Edition: First Edition.

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