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 (Jules And Frances Landry Award Series)
The Wilderness Campaign (Military Campaigns of the Civil War)
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 (Classics of War)
The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command
Lee's Lieutenants: A Study In Command (Volume I: Manassas to Malvern Hill)
The Gleam of Bayonets: The Battle of Antietam and Robert E. Lee's Maryland Campaign, September 1862

Jeff Shaara
Vegetables were almost nonexistent, and what passed for meat was either rancid or pure fat. The men were surviving on crackers and moldy flour. Lee was beginning to understand what this meant to the fighting strength of the army.
Jeff Shaara, The Last Full Measure

Wadsworth was riding at the front of the 20th Massachusetts along the Plank Road when the 8th Alabama fired its first volley (No. 1). The flash and surprise stunned his mount, and with Wadsworth pulling on the reins his horse headed straight for the Confederate lines. The division commander gained control of the horse before it entered the enemy’s ranks and was spurring his mount back toward the Bay Staters when a round of small arms fire exploded around him. One of the bullets slammed into his ...more
Bradley M. Gottfried, The Maps of the Wilderness: An Atlas of the Wilderness Campaign, Including all Cavalry Operations, May 2-6, 1864

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