The Army of Northern Virginia

The Army of Northern VirginiaOn June 27, 1862, with the American Civil War already a year old, General Robert E Lee assumed personal command of troops engaged in driving the Federal Army of the Potomac out of Richmond troops which would henceforth be known as The Army of Northern Virginia Philip Katcher explores in absorbin

Damage Them All You Can: Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia

Damage Them All You Can: Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern VirginiaDamage them all you can, the patrician Lee exhorts, and his Southern army, ragtag in uniform and elite in spirit, responds ferociously in one battle after another against their Northern enemies from the Seven Days and the Valley Campaign through Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, from the Wilderness

The Army of Robert E. Lee

The Army of Robert E. LeeA study of how Lee maximised the potential of his Northern Virginia army, structuring it to meet the needs of his extensive campaign in the eastern theatre of the American Civil War, revising it as the battle situation required it and producing a performance which belied its size and firepower.

Gettysburg

GettysburgA masterful, single volume history of the Civil War s greatest campaign n nDrawing on original source material, from soldiers letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W Sears s Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign He takes particular care in hi

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Blank 133x176The First Maryland Infantry was formed from Marylanders who chose to cast their lot with the Confederacy against a Union government that had invaded their state and established martial law, forcing those who disagreed with the invasion of the South to join the Confederates or to submit to what they