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Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman – Eastern Theater 1861–65 (Combat #2)

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This book provides analysis and first-hand accounts of three major Civil War battles: 1st Bull Run/1st Manassas, Gettysburg and Chaffin's Farm from two perspectives.The enthusiastic but largely inexperienced soldiers on both sides in the Civil War had to adapt quickly to the appalling realities of warfare in the industrial age. In this fully illustrated study, an authority ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published September 17th 2013 by Osprey Publishing
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Sean Chick
A little light on analysis, this is a good introduction to small unit tactics during the war. The actions it describes are recounted in detail and with superb maps.
Marathon County Public Library MCPL
Civil War buffs will enjoy this well-illustrated guide to the soldiers - Billy Yank and Johnny Reb - who waged war from 1861 to 1865. The book describes the weapons, equipment and training each received and then relates how they fared in three separate battles. The text is interesting and informative. Then too the 80-page book features many full-color maps, illustrations and battle scenes that bring the subject to life. It's an appealing, up-close-and-personal look at combat as experienced by th ...more
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