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First Bull Run 1861: The South's first victory (Campaign #10)
At Bull Run, two inexperienced, ill-trained and poorly led armies clashed in the opening engagement of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Culminating in a stalwart defensive fight by Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson's Virginia Brigade, this is the story of the Confederacy's first victory. The author investigates the personalities of the principal commanders and examines the ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 23rd 1991 by Osprey Publishing
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The is book is part of a series. The book is 8x11 and thin, so it is not meant to be carried to the battlefield, but it is quite good if you know nothing of the battle and would like to be able to understand the history and geography of the battle. The maps are excellent and some are even quasi-3D. The author does a good job explaining the background, the set-up, the battle and the some of the human foibles and character that often in sum shape the outcome. I will read the rest of the books ...more
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