360 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 31 halftones, 5 maps, notes, bibl., index
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-2533-1
Published: September 2015
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-2534-8
Published: July 2015
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Contributors include Keith S. Bohannon, Stephen Cushman, M. Keith Harris, Robert E. L. Krick, Kevin M. Levin, Kathryn Shively Meier, Gordon C. Rhea, and Joan Waugh.
About the Authors
Gary W. Gallagher is professor emeritus of history at the University of Virginia.
For more information about Gary W. Gallagher, visit the Author Page.
Caroline E. Janney is the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War and Director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia.
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“These fine essays reflect the new military history, collectively dispelling many deeply ingrained perceptions about the end of the Overland campaign.”--Journal of Southern History
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