Fine in Fine jacket. History/Confederate Military H F/F/1st ed., 1st prntng. Hess studies the use of fortifications by tracing the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia from April 1861 to April 1864. he considers the role of field fortifications in the defense of cities, river crossings, and railroads and in numerous battles. Blending technical aspects of construction with operational history, Hess demonstrates the crucial role these earthworks played in th success or failure of field armies. Book and Jacket are in Fine condition; clean and tight, no wear or soiling to either. 428 pages, First Edition. Appendix 1: The Design and Construction of Field Fortifications at Yorktown. Appendix 2: Preserving the Field Fortifications at Gettysburg. Contains Glossary, notes, bibliography, index and b&w illustrations. Very handsome copy.
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