Book ç Decision in the West The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 Modern War Studies 688 pages ↠ Albert e castel

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Book ç Decision in the West The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 Modern War Studies 688 pages ↠ Albert e. castel ↠ Following a skirmish on June 28 1864 a truce is called so the North can remove their dead and wounded For two hours Yankees and Rebels mingle with some of tFollowing a skirmish on June 28 1864 a truce is called so the North can remove their dead and wounded For two hours Yankees and Rebels mingle with some of the latter even assisting the former in their grisly work Newspapers are exchanged Northern coffee is swapped for Southern tobacco Yanks crowd around two Rebel generals soliciting and obtaining autographsAs they part a Confederate calls to a Yankee I hope to miss you Yank if I happen to shoot in your direction May I never hit you Johnny if we fight again comes the replyThe reprieve is short A couple of months dozens of battles and than 30000 casualties later the North Back in the days before the big chain bookstores invaded the South a peaceful and welcom

Book ☆ Decision in the West The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 Modern War Studies É Albert E. Castel

Takes AtlantaOne of the most dramatic and decisive episodes of the Civil War the Atlanta Campaign was a military operation carried out on a grand scale across a spectacular landscape that pitted some of the war's best and worst general against each otherIn Decision in the West Albert Castel provides the first detailed history of the Campaign published since Jacob D Cox's version appeared in 1882 Unlike Cox who was a general in Sherman's army Castel provides an objective perspective and a comprehensive account based on primary and secondary sources that have become available in the past 110 yearsCastel gives a full and ba This in 572 pages is as complete an account of Sherman’s campaign to take Atlanta as ca

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Decision in the West The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 Modern War StudiesLanced treatment to the operations of both the Union and Confederate armies from the perspective of the common soldiers as well as the top generals He offers new accounts and analyses of many of the major events of the campaign and in the process corrects many long standing myths misconceptions and mistakes In particular he challenges the standard view of Sherman's performanceWritten in present tense to give a sense of immediacy and greater realism Decision in the West demonstrates definitively than any previous book how the capture of Atlanta by Sherman's army occurred and why it assured Northern victory in the Civil Wa This book has two problems One it's written in the present tense though that's the lesser