Civil War Eastern Theater

The Eastern Theater of the American Civil War included the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and the coastal fortifications and seaports of North Carolina.

The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook: Facts, Photos, and Artwork for Readers of All Ages, June 9 - July 14, 1863 (Savas Beatie Handbook)
Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg
To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864
The Wilderness Campaign
Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26-June 3, 1864
Before Antietam: The Battle for South Mountain
Battle at Bull Run: A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War
The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864
To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign
To Appomattox: Nine April Days, 1865
The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command
Gettysburg National Military Park
The Gleam of Bayonets: The Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland Campaign, September 1862

To Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing and his men, the first sign of Hooker’s intention to abandon the Fredericksburg-Falmouth front came in the form of a telegram received at Second Corps headquarters on June 6, which directed that the soldiers of the corps have three days’ rations in their haversacks, and that all wagons be loaded with stores and the trains put in readiness for any order to move. The order, the telegram stated, “may possibly be given to move early tomorrow.”8
Kent Masterson Brown, Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander

Michael Shaara
I've been a soldier all my life. I've fought from the ranks on up, you know my service. But sir, I must tell you now, I believe this attack will fail. No 15,000 men ever made could take that ridge. It's a distance of more than a mile, over open ground. When the men come out of the trees, they will be under fire from Yankee artillery from all over the field. And those are Hancock's boys! And now, they have the stone wall like we did at Fredericksburg. - Lieutenant General James Longstreet to Gen ...more
Michael Shaara, The Killer Angels

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