Jackson's Valley Campaign November 1861- June 1862

Heftet / 2003 / Engelsk

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9780306812576
Publisert
2003
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Da Capo Press Inc
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01, G
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Engelsk
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Heftet
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224
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229 mm
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152 mm
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Jackson's Valley Campaign November 1861- June 1862

Heftet / 2003 / Engelsk
In a few short months in the Shenandoah Valley, Stonewall Jackson rewrote military history. Accompanied by George Patton's great-uncle and a staff of able subordinates, the Bible-quoting general used his own unique view of past military doctrine to defeat a series of converging enemy armies. American military strategy has never been the same since. Jackson's aggressive personality enabled him to constantly maintain the initiative. While cloaking his own operations in tight security, he was often able to discern the aims of his opponent. Frequently outnumbered, he managed to keep enemy units separated, and to defeat them in detail. Jackson was able to co-ordinate infantry, cavalry, and artillery operations, and was particularly successful in turning the normally slow-moving infantry into an effective mobile strike force.Jackson's Valley Campaign is supplemented by sidebars on famous units, weapons, incidents, and in-depth personality profiles of Jackson and his opponents. Complete orders of battle and special maps that clearly illustrate Jackson's operational doctrine are enhanced by unique charts that show the distances and rates of march of Jackson's "foot cavalry" between all major points in the Shenandoah Valley.In the long-awaited revision of his out-of-print classic, the author describes Jackson's war of maneuver and the tactical ideas it represented, without losing sight of the individuals and units on both sides who tested military theory with their lives. John C. Fremont, "Napoleon" Banks, Turner Ashby, Belle Boyd, the Louisiana Tigers, Blenker's German Division, and the Stonewall Brigade all live again in this colourful but thoughtfully written account.
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Confederate General Stonewall Jackson defeated three distinct armies during ten weeks in 1862--changing the course of the Civil War.
Dr. David G. Martin has written numerous books of military history including The Vicksburg Campaign, The Shiloh Campaign, The Philadelphia Campaign, and Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg.
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ISBN13
9780306812576
Publisert
2003
Utgiver
Vendor
Da Capo Press Inc
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
224
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
152 mm
Se alle
Forfatter