Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

The Petersburg Campaign: v. 1: The Eastern Front Battles, June - August 1864

by ,

* A richer and deeper understanding of the major military episodes comprising the Petersburg Campaign, in the first of a groundbreaking two-volume compendium The wide-ranging and largely misunderstood series of operations around Petersburg, Virginia, were the longest and most extensive of the entire Civil War. The fighting that began in early June 1864 when advance elements from the Union Army of the Potomac crossed the James River and botched a series of attacks against a thinly defended city would not end for nine long months. This important, and many would say decisive, fighting is presented by legendary Civil War author Edwin C. Bearss in The Petersburg Campaign: The Eastern Front Battles, June - August 1864, the first in a groundbreaking two-volume compendium. Although commonly referred to as the Siege of Petersburg,A" that city was never fully isolated and the combat involved much more than static trench warfare. In fact, much of the wide-ranging fighting involved large-scale Union offensives designed to cut important roads and the five rail lines feeding Petersburg and Richmond. Accompanying each salient chapter are original maps by Civil War cartographer Steven Stanley, together with photos and illustrations. Hide synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $18.99
Buy new from  $18.99

Change currency

Reviews of The Petersburg Campaign: v. 1: The Eastern Front Battles, June - August 1864

Write this item's first Alibris review Review it now

Discussions about The Petersburg Campaign: v. 1: The Eastern Front Battles, June - August 1864

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!