344 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 25 halftones, 21 maps, 1 tables, appends., notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-2988-9
Published: August 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-0212-7
Published: April 2013
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About the Author
Earl J. Hess is Stewart W. McClelland Chair in history at Lincoln Memorial University and has written many books, including The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi.
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“Readers will be engrossed by the personal story of these soldiers. . . . [A] gripping account.”--Publishers Weekly
“Earl J. Hess has demonstrated the artistry of narrative military history perhaps better than any scholarly writer of history over the past several years.”--Journal of American History
"Reads like a staff ride organized by an officer intimately familiar with the area’s topography. . . . Deftly interweaving his own insightful analysis with battle accounts, as recorded in the diaries and letters of combatants, Hess makes a convincing case for the importance of this still unappreciated battle."--Civil War Times
"Hess is one of the most prolific quality authors of Civil War books going today. . . . Anyone interested in the Atlanta Campaign will find [his book] to be the centerpiece of their collection."--Civil War Book Review
“Hess’s understanding of the Atlanta campaign, his skillful use of primary sources, his extensive knowledge of tactics, and his familiarity with the landscape result in a first-rate study.”--Journal of Southern History
“A must read.”--North Carolina Historical Review
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