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Battle Maps of the Civil War (American Heritage)
Includes many maps that were created for American Heritage in 1951: aerial photos, a summary of each battle/campaign, and brief biographies of Civil War generals. (Best Books for Young Adult Readers )
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This book ahs fifteen chapters, each covering a single battle or campaign (one covering the Wilderness and Spotsylvania). The description of the battles was minimal with no analysis of the tactics or strategy involved. Each chapter has at least three or four maps each but this isn't much of an advantage, since most simply show the same thing, only in a slightly different way, and don't do much to help understand the battle. For example, the Shiloh chapter includes a hand drawn map of the battlef ...more