In Decision in the West, Albert Castel provides the first detailed history of the Campaign published since Jacob D. Cox's .
In Decision in the West, Albert Castel provides the first detailed history of the Campaign published since Jacob D. Cox's version appeared in 1882.
Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla. Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West.
Albert E. Castel (1928–2014) was an American historian and author. He specialized in Civil War history and historiography. Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla. William Clarke Quantrill: His Life and Times. Winning and Losing the Civil War.
Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864: Albert Castel: 9780700607488: Books -. Civil War Decision in the West The Atlanta Campaign of 1864. . Written in present tense to give a sense of immediacy and greater realism, Decision in the West demonstrates more definitively than any previous book how the capture of Atlanta by Sherman's army occurred and why it assured Northern victory in the Civil War. Specifications.
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book by 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 the latter even assisting the former in their grisly work. Newspapers are exchanged. Campaigns & Battlefields Civil War History Military Modern (16th-21st Centuries).
The best book written to date on the Kennesaw Mountain phase of the Atlanta campaign and will probably remain so for years to come . Along with Albert Castel's coverage in "Decision in the West," this section is required reading for this portion of the campaign. Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. Reads like a staff ride organized by an officer intimately familiar with the area's topography.
A detailed history of one of the most grisly episodes of the Civil War provides a balanced treatment of the North's invasion of Atlanta, debunking many long-standing myths and misconceptions of the battle. Download Free Books Downloader.
Atlanta campaign, May–Sept. See A. A. Hoehling, Last Train from Atlanta (1958); S. Carter, The Siege of Atlanta, 1864 (1973); A. Castel, Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 (1992). The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Civil War. In the spring of 1864, Gen. W. T. Sherman concentrated the Union armies of G. H. Thomas, J. B. McPherson, and J. M. Schofield around Chattanooga. On May 6 he began to move along the railroad from Chattanooga to Atlanta against Dalton, G. 0 mi (48 km) southeast, where Gen. J. E. Johnston had a smaller Confederate force.
Find nearly any book by Albert E Castel. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. A Frontier State at War: Kansas, 1861-1865. ISBN 9781258125288 (978-1-258-12528-8) Softcover, Literary Licensing, LLC, 2011.