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The Army of the Potomac

its organization, its commander, and its campaign. By the prince de Joinville. Tr. from the French, with notes, by William Henry Hurlbert.

by Michigan Historical Reprint Series

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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8507772M
    ISBN 101425508286
    ISBN 109781425508289

    Medical Recollections of the Army of the Potomac () | This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. The Army of the Potomac fought in numerous battles, large and small, during the Civil War. This reference work compiles information from the Official Records to give a complete look at the numbers behind every battle and major campaign the Army of the Potomac participated in.

    Other articles where Army of the Potomac is discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside: from the command of the Army of the Potomac (Nov. 7, ), Burnside (over his own protests) was chosen to replace him. After a crushing defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg (December), Burnside was replaced by General Joseph Hooker (Jan. 26, ). Berdan's United States Sharpshooters in the Army of the Potomac, by Stevens, Captain C. A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      The Army of the Potomac lurched forward on two critical days, April 1 and 2, At 4 P.M., April 1, the 5 th Corps—then under the Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren—slammed into the far right flank of Robert E. Lee’s line at Five Forks crossroads. Get this from a library! The Army of the Potomac. [Russel H Beatie; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Here is the first detailed and comprehensive study of the Army of the Potomac, the Union's largest and most important army in the field throughout the Civil War. It is the first volume in a multipart.


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Excellent three-volume set of the history of "Mr. Lincoln's Army", the Army of the Potomac, at one time the largest, best trained, best equipped army in the world. The books tell of Lincoln's frustration trying to find the "right" general to lead this army and of its many setbacks in the first years of the Civil War/5(3).

This is the final volume in a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac. Bruce Catton writes superbly; this book reads very well. The book begins with a harebrained scheme advanced by, among others, General Judson Kilpatrick (often called Kill Cavalry for his willingness to engage in dangerous actions), to have cavalry raid Richmond/5.

Glory Road (Army of the Potomac Trilogy Book 2) - Kindle edition by Catton, Bruce. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Glory Road (Army of the Potomac Trilogy Book 2).Reviews: In any case, Stephen Taaffe's COMMANDING THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC is an engrossing and fascinating examination of the AoP's command structure, from McClellans's assumption of overall command in July to Aprilas exemplified by those generals that held either corps and/or army command.

Against a background of the AoP's major engagements Cited by: 6. The first book in Bruce Catton's Pulitzer Prize-winning Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Mr.

Lincoln's Army is a riveting history of the early years of the Civil War, when a fledgling Union Army took its stumbling first steps under the command of the controversial general George McClellan. Following the secession of the Southern states, a. Bruce Catton And The Army Of The Potomac Bruce Catton's "Glory Road" was published in as the second volume of a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac.

Unhappily, the book is now out-of-print, but it remains an outstanding, accessible study of the Civil War and of the Union's largest army/5. The Army of the Potomac has, arguably, fared less well in the battle for the memory of the Civil War. William Swinton, a wartime correspondent for The New York Times, wrote one of the first unit histories of the Civil War.

Published inCampaigns of the Army of the Potomac weighed a hefty pages. All of this because Swinton hoped to win.

Without Swinton’s path-breaking work, it is difficult to imagine the immensely popular history of the Army of the Potomac by Bruce Catton, who is mistakenly lauded as the first and most important historian of the North’s primary army in Virginia.

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Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Book Award During the Civil War, thirty-six officers in the Army of the Potomac were assigned corps commands of up to 30, men. Collectively charged with leading the Union's most significant field army, these leaders proved their courage in countless battlefields from Gettysburg to Antietam to Cold : Army of the Potomac Series The APS began in with the publication of the 93rd Pennsylvania regimental.

It is a select series of reprints and new publications, sturdily and attractively bound. A Stillness at Appomattox () is a non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton.

It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during to the end of the war in It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilogy that includes Mr.

Lincoln's Army () and Glory Road ().Publisher: Doubleday and Company. Buy a cheap copy of The Army of the Potomac book by Bruce Catton. First Edition. Author: Bruce Catton Publisher: Fairfax Press pages, including index. Hardback, with red dust jacket.

Free shipping over $/5(1). ARMY OF THE POTOMAC BY WILLIAM SWINTON MINT CONDITION This is a brand new, unread, pristine-condition book. Sharp, Clean, Bright, Solidly-Bound Book Excellent Civil War Memoir ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY INTHIS IS A REPRINT PUBLISHED BY THE W.S.

KONECKY ASSOCIATES, INC., NEW YORK, IN William Swinton wrote this monumental work immediately Seller Rating: % positive. A History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac. Scribner. First. Hard Cover. Book has new end papers so it is very tight.

Navy cover scatched on front, label on spine has about 1/4 inch missing at top. (And that is pretty good for this book) / None. Item # History of one of the famous corps in the Army of the Potomac Book Edition: First. Commanding the Army of the Potomac. by Stephen R. Taaffe, University Press of Kansas,pages, $ The corps system of military organization.

Inside the cottage: Reservations: Army Of The Potomac 3 Book Set [] By Bruce Catton. Garden City, New York. The condition of these hard cover books is good. The texts are clean and Seller Rating: % positive. The Army of the Potomac was a hotbed of political activity during the Civil War.

As a source of dissent widely understood as a frustration for Abraham Lincoln, its onetime commander, George B. McClellan, even secured the Democratic nomination for president in The Army of the Potomac was still strong, and Lee knew that it was only a matter of time until it would launch a new offensive.

The Federal naval blockade was becoming increasingly tight, and one after another of the Southern seaports was being occupied in a series of minor amphibious operations. Though such expeditions drew troops from the mainFile Size: 5MB. HISTORY OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC BY J. H. STINE Historian of the First Army Corps VERY GOOD + CONDITION Original,Antique Book Rebound in New Cover Solidly Bound Throughout Illustrated Throughout with Portraits PUBLISHED BY GIBBON BROTHERS, PRINTERS AND BOOKBINDERS, WASHINGTON, D.C., IN This extraordinary book presents a comprehensive Seller Rating: % positive.The Army Of The Potomac Had Stopped At The War College Words | 4 Pages.

The Army of the Potomac had stopped at the War College; General Magnus was a very unhappy man to find no one home. The entire place had been cleaned out by he assumed, the 28th ID, and something else wasn’t quite right. There was something nagging at him.The Fifth Army Corps (Army of the Potomac): A Record of Operations During the Civil War in the United States of America, William Henry Powell G.P.

Putnam's Sons, - United States - Reviews: 1.