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Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War by Edwin C Bearss Online



Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War

Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War

  • Title: Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War
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  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 400 pages



Author Edwin C Bearss




Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War Reviews (11)

  • Edwin C Bearss knowledge, the fruitition of a lifetime passion coupled with a feel for the soldier s lot through his service as a WWII Marine, must work wonders as a grunting speech full of rich anecdotes that usually don t make the books during a battlefield tour but less so when spliced with itali [..]

  • Well known Civil War historian and National Park Service legend Edwin Bearss is the primary author of a detailed examination of the battles at Vicksburg and Gettysburg The Union victories at both battlefields essentially marked, in the book title s terms, a receding of the Comnfederate tide J Parker [..]

  • A dual exposition on both these important campaigns which, being victories for the North, sealed the losing fate of the Confederacy They are covered simultaneously in real time, with the emphasis initially on Vicksburg a much longer campaign and then shifting to Gettysburg as the action intensified [..]

  • Very disapointing This is essentially a transcript of the presentation of a battlefield guide If you are interested in what regiment fought which regiment then you will like this book If your interest is in the bigger picture, you re out of luck For example, there is virtually no mention of the cond [..]

  • This book was read at about the same time as I read Jeff Shaara s Chain of Thunder a fictionalized account of U.S Grant s Vicksburg campaign Bearss provides a detailed account of the events leading up and through the final engagements of Vicksburg and Gettysburg He shifts from one to the other and b [..]

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