American Civil War Commanders by Philip Katcher
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American Civil War Commanders
By Philip Katcher

American Civil War Commanders

Confederate Leaders in the West Pt.4

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American Civil War Commanders by Philip Katcher

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The American Civil War was one of the last wars in which generals often led from the front, risking death at the head of their men. It was a war of larger-than-life characters, generals who earned colourful reputations and strong opinions among their soldiers and colleagues. This book outlines the careers and characters - and illustrates the appearance, in their authentic uniforms - of famous Confederate commanders who fought in the Western theatre of operations, including Beauregard, Johnston, Jackson, Cheatham and nearly 20 more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841763194
ISBN-10: 1841763195
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Confederate Cavalryman by Philip Katcher Confederate Cavalryman, Paperback (June 2002)

This title looks at how the men of the Confederate cavalry were recruited, trained, lived and fought. Both routine and campaign life are covered, as well as the weapons and equipment that served them in their combat roles. Key encounters such as the 1863 clash at Brandy Station are also covered.

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Author Biography - Philip Katcher

Philip Katcher was born in Los Angeles, California, to parents involved in the film industry. He was educated at the University of Maryland and served in the US Army in Vietnam. He has also been an active participant in living history activities, especially in the 18th and 19th century periods. He has written a number of books on various periods of US military history and presently is editor/publisher of Military Images Magazine. Richard Hook was born in 1938 and trained at Reigate College of Art. After national service with 1 st Bn, Queen's Royal Regiment he became art editor of the much-praised magazine Finding Out during the 1960s. He has worked as a freelance illustrator ever since, earning an international reputation particularly for his deep knowledge of Native American material culture; and has illustrated more than 30 Osprey titles. Richard is married and lives in Sussex.

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