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The battles of Wilderness & Spotsylvania

Gordon C. Rhea

The battles of Wilderness & Spotsylvania

by Gordon C. Rhea

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Published by Eastern National Park and Monument Association in [Conshohocken, PA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864.,
  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 -- Pictorial works.,
    • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 -- Pictorial works.,
    • Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864.,
    • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBattles of Wilderness and Spotsylvania
      Statementtext by Gordon C. Rhea ; maps by George Skoch.
      SeriesCivil War series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE476.52 .R474 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL921847M
      ISBN 100915992884
      LC Control Number95219867
      OCLC/WorldCa33232347

      Get this from a library! The Battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House, where a hundred thousand fell. [Joseph P Cullen; United States. National Park Service.] -- " Here, within a radius of 17 miles, occurred over , American casualties in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House, all. A leader in military and general history book publishing. Chris Mackowski is a professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, New York, and also works with the National Park Service at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, which includes the Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania battlefields.

        Chris Mackowski, co-author of "A Season of Slaughter" visited the Museum on Novem He gave an enlightening talk on the Battle of Spotsylvania Cou. Wilderness and Spotsylvania , Andy Nunez Campaign The battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania marked the start of Grant's 'Overland Campaign', a series of costly battles that ended with the Lee and Grant facing each other outside Richmond and Petersburg at the start of a prolonged siege that lasted into

      The successive battles of The Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House opened Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s Overland Campaign. As the first confrontation between Union and Confederate leaders Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee, these two bloody battles signaled the new reality of war. At Spotsylvania Court House, the second phase of the campaign, the two armies shifted from stalemate in the Wilderness to slugfest in the mud. Most commonly known for the horrific hour hand-to-hand combat in the pouring rain at the Bloody Angle, the battle of Spotsylvania Court House actually stretched from May 8–21, , fourteen long.


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The battles of Wilderness & Spotsylvania by Gordon C. Rhea Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Gordon C. Rhea, The Battle of the Wilderness May(Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, ), The battles of Wilderness & Spotsylvania book C.

Rhea, The Battles For Spotsylvania Court House And The Road To Yellow Tavern, May(Baton Rouge: Louisiana. The Battles of Wilderness & Spotsylvania: MAY 7: GRANT TO LEAVE THE WILDERNESS. On the morning of May 7, Grant and Lee faced each other across a smoldering wasteland.

Neither general could claim victory. Lee had fought Grant to an impasse but had failed to drive him away. And Grant had failed in his objective of destroying Lee. In The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May, Gordon C. Rhea charts the maneuvers and battles from May 7,when Union General Ulysses S.

Grant broke convention and flanked Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia after the Battle of the Wilderness, through when his attempt to break Lee’s Cited by: 5. Wilderness campaign, in the American Civil War, a series of engagements (May–June, ) fought in the Wilderness region of Virginia.

Early in May,the Northern commander in chief, Grant, led the Army of the Potomac (, strong) across the Rapidan River into the Wilderness, a wild and tangled woodland c mi (16 km) W of Fredericksburg.

The battle took place in an area of almost impenetrable scrub and rough terrain known as the Wilderness of Spotsylvania, a few miles to the west of where the Battle of Chancellorsville had been fought a year earlier.

The Union Army of the Potomac, under the command of General George Meade but taking orders from Grant, crossed the Rapidan River on 4 May and converged at the Wilderness.

The battles at the Wilderness and Spotsylvania were bloody affairs. The Army of the Potomac took more casualties--but also had more men to spare. Both U. Grant and Robert E. Lee were willing to slug it out in these two conflicts. This book does a nice job- /5(19).

Buy a cheap copy of The Battles For Spotsylvania Court House book by Gordon C. Rhea. The sequel to the author's The Battle of the Wilderness, Mayan award-winning account of the pivotal Civil War confrontation in Virginia recounts Lee's Free shipping over $ A unit of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefield Park, the Wilderness battlefield features extensive walking trails that allow visitors to explore this hallowed ground.

Stop by the Chancellorsville Visitor Center on Virginia Route 3 (the Plank Road) for museum exhibits and an orientation to the area.

The Wilderness Battlefield driving tour begins at Grant's. Full text of "Battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House" See other formats '*'•»--* x***** Clemson Universi 3 Jhf- ^H I The Battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House WHERE A HUNDRED THOUSAND FELL UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Stewart L.

Udall, Secretary. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 55 pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm. Series Title: Civil War series. Other Titles. Battle of the Wilderness: Second Day. Shortly after 5 a.m. on May 6, the Union 2nd Corps, led by Winfield Scott Hancock, attacked along the Plank Road.

Advancing in a battle. The series also includes The Battle of the Wilderness, The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, and To the North Anna River. Rhea's book on the Battle of the Wilderness is also considered to be the classic book on this battle.

The Battle of Gettysburg - It is impossible to pick just one book on the Battle of. The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, sometimes more simply referred to as the Battle of Spotsylvania (or the 19th-century spelling Spottsylvania), was the second major battle in Lt.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Overland Campaign of the American Civil ing the bloody but inconclusive Battle of the Wilderness, Grant's army disengaged from. The Battle of the Wilderness, Mayand The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May, by Gordon C.

Rhea. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, pp. Illus, maps, notes, bibliog, index. $ ISBN The first battle between Lt.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee erupted late in the morning of May 5,as Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren's Union V Corps attacked Lt. Gen.

Richard S. Ewell’s Second Corps on the Orange Turnpike southwest of the old Chancellorsville battlefield. Although Federal infantry managed to break through at several points, the Confederate line held.

The Greatest Civil War Battles: The Battle of the Wilderness comprehensively covers the campaign and the events that led up to the battle, the fighting itself, and the aftermath of the battle. Accounts of the battle by important participants are also included.

You will learn about the Wilderness like like you never have before, in no time at all. Title Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va.: May 5th to 12th.

Summary While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May ), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May ) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and.

OPERATIONS OF HIS COMMAND IN THE BATTLES OF WINCHESTER (); BRANDY STATION, ORANGE GROVE, WILDERNESS, SPOTSYLVANIA, COLD book. Our online web service was launched by using a hope to function as a complete online electronic digital local library which o+ers entry to many PDF file document catalog.

You. THE BATTLE OF WILDERNESS AND SPOTSYLVANIA, 11th May Reviewer: Lee Rosenzweig. Excellent book, highly informative, greatly detailed, highly recommend.

Write a Review. Please login or register to write a review for this product. Customers Also Bought. Passport Explorer Expander Pack.5/5. According to the Civil War Trust, Spotsylvania Court House (30, combined casualties) and the Wilderness (29, combined casualties) were the third- and fourth-bloodiest battles.

CRRL History: The Battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House by CRRLAdults - a staff-created list: Our area had some of the most fought-over ground in the Civil War. In May ofthe front lines came to Spotsylvania.Books: C. F. Atkinson, Grant’s Campaigns of and The Wilderness and Cold Harbor.

London: H. Rees Ltd., Stephen Cushman, Bloody Promenade, Reflections on a Civil War Battle. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press, Clifford Dowdey, Lee’s Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant - Boston & Toronto: Little Brown and Company, The Battle of the Wilderness MayProduct Details * Hardcover: pages * Publisher: Louisiana State University Press (July ) * Language: English * ISBN: The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern MayProduct Details * Hardcover: pages * Publisher: Louisiana State University Press (May ) * Language: English * ISBN.