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Sword Over Richmond

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SWORD OVER RICHMOND, told largely in the words of participants and observers, recounts General George McClellan's attempt to outflank the Confederate forces early in the Civil War. He proposed to ferry his army down the Potomac and Chesapeake, then march up the Virginia peninsula and attack Richmond, the Confederate capital, from the east.

Short, dapper and full of confiden

Hardcover, 371 pages
Published January 12th 1989 by Random House Value Publishing (first published April 1986)
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Fredrick Danysh
Follows George McCellan's appointment to commander of the Union army following Bull Run and the attempts to capture Richmond, the Confederate capitol.
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Borrowed from my father when I mentioned interest in the burning of Richmond during the Civil War.
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