Hancock's Assault on the Mule Shoe Salient, May 12, 1864
By (author) John Cannan
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Bloody Angle by John Cannan
Book DescriptionOn the morning of May 12, 1864, the site of the daring Union assault on the center of the Confederate line became the scene of the fiercest hand-to-hand combat of the Civil War, and thereafter was known as the "Bloody Angle." Da Capo's new "Battleground America" series offers a unique approach to the battles and battlefields of America. Each book in the series highlights a small American battlefield-sometimes a small portion of a much larger battlefield-and tells the story of the brave soldiers who fought there. Using soldiers' memoirs, letters and diaries, as well as contemporary illustrations, the human ordeal of battle comes to life on the page.All of the units, important individuals, and actions of each engagement on the battlefield are described in a clear and concise narrative. Detailed maps complement the text and illustrate small unit action at each stage of the battle. Then-and-now photographs tie the dramatic events of the past to the modern battlefield site and highlight the importance of terrain in battle. The present-day historical site of the battle is described in detail with suggestions for touring.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306811517
(216mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Cannan
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Crater, Paperback (October 2002)
A spectacular early morning underground explosion followed by bloody hand-to-hand combat and unprecedented command malfeasance makes the story of the Crater one of the most riveting in Civil War histo
Wilderness Campaign, Paperback (September 2002)
In May 1864, the Wilderness, a forbidding woodland south of the Rapidan River in Virginia, became the site of one of the concluding struggles of the Civil War, a contest of strategy, tactics and will between the finest generals of either side: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.
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"The stone bridge on the southern flank of the Antietam battlefield became one of the Civil War's most powerful symbols of courage and sacrifice. The actions, units and personalities of this crucial se"
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Author Biography - John Cannan
John Cannan is a Baltimore-based law yer who has written four Civil War books, includin g The Antietam Campaign.
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