That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy, May 1-4, 1863

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It has been called Robert E. Lee's supreme moment: riding into the Chancellorsville clearing...the mansion itself aflame in the background...his gunpowder-smeared soldiers crowding around him, hats off, cheering wildly.After one of the most audacious gambits of the war, Lee and his men had defeated a foe more than two and half times their size. The Federal commander, "Fighting Joe" Hooker, had boasted days earlier that his plans were perfect -- yet his army had crumbled, and Hooker himself had literally been knocked ...

That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy, May 1-4, 1863 2014, Savas Beatie, El Dorado Hills

ISBN-13: 9781611212198

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