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Title With my face to the enemy : perspectives on the Civil War : essays / by David Herbert Donald ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Cowley.
Imprint New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2001.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  E468 .W76 2001    AVAILABLE


Call # E468 .W76 2001
Phys. Description xix, 522 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents Lincoln takes charge / David Herbert Donald -- Band of brothers: the West Point Corps / Thomas Fleming -- The ordeal of General Stone / Stephen W. Sears -- What took the North so long? / Williamson Murray -- Failed Southern strategies / James M. McPherson -- How Lincoln won the war with metaphor / James M. McPherson -- Grant's Tennessee gamble / Geoffrey Perret -- Malvern Hill / Stephen W. Sears -- The last word on the lost order / Stephen W. Sears -- Defending Marye's Heights / Joseph H. Alexander -- A hellish start to the year : the Battle of Stones River / Tom Wicker -- Stonewall Jackson's last march / Stephen W. Sears -- The antagonists of Little Round Top : the victor / Gideon Rose -- [The antagonists of Little Round Top] : the other man / Glenn W. LaFantasie -- Packs down-- Charge! : the frontal attack / Paddy Griffith -- When Lee was mortal / Gary W. Gallagher -- The Stonewall enigma / John Bowers -- Lord High Admiral of the U.S. Navy: David Dixon Porter on the Mississippi / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- Grant at Vicksburg : a lesson in operational art / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- Hawk in the fowlyard : Jeb Stuart / John M. Taylor -- The Rock of Chickamauga : George H. Thomas / John Bowers -- Considering Longstreet's legacy / Glenn W. LaFantasie -- Paladin of the republic : Philip H. Sheridan / Paul Andrew Hutton -- The Andersonvilles of the North / Philip Burnham -- "Kill the last damn one of them" : the Fort Pillow massacre / Noah Andre Trudeau -- The boys of New Market / Geoffrey Norman -- The walls of 1864 / Noah Andre Trudeau -- The fiery trail of the Alabama / John M. Taylor -- Jubal Early's raid on Washington / Charles C. Osborne -- The Crater / John M. Taylor -- The Battle of Westport / Noah Andre Trudeau -- The second surrender : Bennitt's Farm, North Carolina / John M. Taylor -- Rebel without a war : the Shenandoah / Robert F. Jones -- Ulysses S. Grant's final victory / James M. McPherson.
Summary A collection of essays on the Civil War explores every aspect of the conflict from Lee's role in the Confederacy to the tactics that won and lost the war, with contributions from James M. McPherson, David Herbert Donald, and other notable historians.
Local Note Donated by Phil Marklin.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Alt Author Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009.
Cowley, Robert.
ISBN 0399147373 (acid-free paper)
9780399147371 (acid-free paper)