1 edition of The Upper Potomac in the Civil War found in the catalog.
The Upper Potomac in the Civil War
Garnet W. Jex
|Other titles||Study in patriotism, 1861-1865.|
|Statement||by Garnet W. Jex; produced with the active help and guidance of John R. Winters, A.D. Kenamond, Paul J. Sedgwick, J. Gay Seabourne, Walter R. Jex|
|LC Classifications||ND1839.J49 A4 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012029931|
Map of the Shenandoah & Upper Potomac including portions of Virginia and Maryland Contributor Names Meigs, John Rodgers, Created / Published Cumberland, Maryland, Office of Chief Engineer, Dept. W. Va., Service. The 2nd Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade was organized at Cumberland, Maryland beginning Aug for three-years service under the command of Colonel Thomas Johns.. The regiment was attached to Railroad District West Virginia to February Allegiance: Union.
1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, to August, Artillery Reserve and Headquarters and ammunition train guard, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1st Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to Kitching's Heavy Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. CIVIL WAR BOOKS AND AUTHORS is an independent, non-fiction Civil War book review journal, with news, commentary, interviews, and more. [ Posts may contain affiliate links, meaning CWBA might get a commission from purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.
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The highlight of the day is crossing the Potomac (and a return) at historic White's Ford. Led by military historian Gregg Clemmer, follow the bootsteps of Lee's forces as they entered Maryland before Antietam and Jubal Early’s retreat after his July raid on Washington. As a bonus, visit the site of a Civil War gold discovery.
Author/historian Steve French has recently published his third book on Civil War action in the eastern panhandle and surrounding region. The new title, Rebel Chronicles: Raiders, Scouts, and Train Robbers of the Upper Potomac, is divided into three parts, and includes a foreword by Edwin C.
Bearrs. This is the first book of a trilogy by author Bruce Catton about the Civil War exploits of the Army The Upper Potomac in the Civil War book the Potomac.
Its a wonderfully written account of the period from the summer after the start of the war (Ap ) to when its first commander, George McClellan, was permanently relieved by President Lincoln on November 5, /5(). "Peter Tsouras' work on George H. Sharpe, intelligence-officer extraordinaire of the Army of the Potomac, resurrects the career of perhaps the Civil War's most consequential staff officer.
Using a staggering number of official and unofficial sources, the author reconstructs the career of each prominent BMI member in greater detail than any /5(14). If you are new to the region, take heart that this book will serve as an interesting introduction to the Potomac. The river carries with it the the soul of American History - from Capt.
John Smith through the Revolution, War ofdark shadow of slavery, Western Expansion, the Civil War, and today's Environmental Movement.4/4(9). Potomac River during the Civil War Contributed by Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai The Potomac River, which is located in Maryland with Virginia on its southern shore, extends miles from the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay and serves as the geographical boundary between the states of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Bruce Catton From the American Heritage Civil War to the Civil War Trilogy “Army of the Potomac”. the finest Civil War Books by one of the finest authors of the period.
Bruce Catton. Here is The Civil War “brought to life”. It was once wrote about .”There is a near-magic power of imagination in Catton’s work that. THE CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR,3 vols. A fast-paced chronicle of the fighting on the battlefield and the infighting in the political capitals of Washington and Richmond.
A fast-paced chronicle of the fighting on the battlefield and the infighting in the political capitals of Washington and g: Upper Potomac. The 3rd Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
2 Detailed service. 7 External links. The 3rd Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade was organized at Cumberland, Hagerstown, and Baltimore, Maryland, beginning Octoand mustered in on Allegiance: Union. Seizing Destiny: The Army of the Potomac's Valley Forge and the Civil War Winter that Saved the Union [Conner Jr., Albert Z., Mackowski PhD, Chris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Seizing Destiny: The Army of the Potomac's Valley Forge and the Civil War Winter that Saved the /5(9). The Civil War in America--retreat of the Federalists after the fight at Ball's Bluff, upper Potomac, Virginia / from a sketch by our special artist.
Created / Published [Contours of Union forts on the north side of the Potomac, ]: Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River inand in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure.
This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. Lincoln's Army (Army of the Potomac Trilogy Book 1) Bruce Catton. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ At last there is Bruce Catton's Centennial History of the Civil War. This book is about pages long and is just beautifully written.
The initial background leading up to the war is long and I thought I was not going /5(8). Ted Alexander, Chief Historian, Antietam National Battlefield says: “Steve’s book is buttressed by a vast array of sources, many of them never before utilized in any other studies.
The bibliography alone is worth the price of this book. Some scholars have thrown out the challenge that there is nothing new to write about on the Civil War.
Most published works discussing the Potomac Company (–) and earlier navigational schemes for the upper Potomac focus on their business and political aspects. This book will instead at-tempt to emphasize the history of navigation itself, that is, the history of routes, structures, boats, and car-gos on the upper Potomac and its File Size: 8MB.
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$ Bruce Catton's Civil War is not as sweeping as one would expect from the title. In fact, in this three-volume set (Mr. Lincoln's Army, Glory Road, and A Stillness at Appomattox), Mr. Catton focuses his energy specifically on the Army of the who has read my other Catton reviews can probably predict what I will say next: in a word, brilliant/5.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Upper Potomac Civil War. In the Army of the Potomac series, Cap Beatie has repeatedly stressed to readers his focus on the upper echelon leadership of this Union army, the brigade, division, corps, and army commanders.
While Beatie does continue this method in Volume 3, he also has strayed a bit, going into great tactical detail for the Battle of Williamsburg especially. The Civil War in America: retreat of the Federalists after the fight at Ball's Bluff, upper Potomac, Virginia.
Type of Resource. still image. Date Issued. Division. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection. Name. Vizetelly, Frank. The highlight of the day is a round-trip crossing of the Potomac at historic White's Ford that retraces the path of Lee's entry into Maryland in advance of Antietam and Jubal Early’s retreat after his July raid on Washington.
As a bonus, visit the site of a Civil War .LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. Pencil note in the bottom margin reads "This is the first chart of the Potomac River issued by the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Inform. obtained from C. & G. (Mr. Ellis) Aug. 23. Strategic Civil War Crossings of the Upper Potomac All-Day Tour with Special Guest Ed Bearss Saturday, Aug - a.m. to p.m.