Chancellorsville: Lee's Greatest Battle

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Stackpole Books, 1988 - 398 pages
Originally published in 1958, this Stackpole classic retains its popular appeal and easy readability. Now updated with commentary and notes by D. Scott Hartwig, it will be of special interest to Civil War buffs and historians. Exceptional maps and illustrations.

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Contents

A NEW GENERAL TAKES COMMAND
1
HOOKER REBUILDS HIS ARMY
13
PRELIMINARY CAVALRY ENGAGEMENTS
37
THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
62
THE STRATEGY OF THE CAMPAIGN
85
HOOKERS PLAN UNFOLDS
103
THE JUGGERNAUT ROLLS SWIFTLY
116
HOOKER BEGINS TO SLIP
136
JACKSONS HISTORIC FLANK MARCH
203
THE STORM BREAKS
230
JACKSONS LAST BATTLE
255
THE SITUATION AT 5 AM MAY 3
276
SAVAGE FIGHTING AT CLOSE QUARTERS
287
THE SIXTH CORPS AT FREDERICKSBURG
306
THE BATTLE OF SALEM CHURCH
329
AN EVALUATION OF THE CAMPAIGN
359

WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE
162
THE ARMIES MEET HEAD ON
173

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