American Civil War Commanders
Union Leaders in the East Pt.1
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American Civil War Commanders by Philip Katcher
Book DescriptionThe American Civil War was one of the last wars in which generals often led from the front, risking death at the head of their troops. It was a war of larger-than-life characters, generals who earned colourful reputations and strong opions among their soldiers and colleagues. This book outlines the careers and characters - and illustrates the appearance, in their authentic uniforms - of famous Union commanders who fought in the eastern theatre of operations, including Barlow, Custer, Sickles, Chamberlain, Couch and nearly 20 more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841763200
(248mm x 184mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Philip Katcher
American Civil War, Hardback (January 2007)
A history of the American Civil War
American Civil War Commanders, Paperback (September 2003)
An exploration of some of the leading commanders of the American Civil War. It outlines the careers and characters - and illustrates the appearance in their uniforms - of famous Confederate commanders who fought in the Western theatre of operations, including Beauregard and Cheatham.
Sharpshooters of the American Civil War 1861-1865, Paperback (October 2002)
Sharpshooters were highly trained marksmen who served in a front-line role in the American Civil War. This title examines the recruitment, training, tactics and deployment of sharpshooters from both sides of the conflict. It also takes a close look at their specialized personal weaponry.
Confederate Cavalryman, Paperback (June 2002)» View all books by Philip Katcher
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 lives and works in Pennsylvania USA, and has written over 20 titles in the Men-at-Arms Series including the highly successful five-volume set on Armies of the American Civil War. Richard Hook was born in 1938 and trained at Reigate College of Art. After national service with 1st 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, his three children Adam, Jason, and Christa are all professionally active in various artistic disciplines.
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