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A Deep Steady Thunder
The Battle of Chickamauga. Woodworth. In the Fall of 1863, Union
General Rosecrans swept into Georgia to outflank the army of Confederate
General Braxton Bragg in Chattanooga. Bragg is required to retreat, but is
soon reinforced and falls heavily upon the forces under Rosecrans,
culminating in a savage struggle at Chickamuaga. This is a fast-moving
account of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. 134 pages, 6"x
9", 20 B&W photographs, softcover.
A Battlefield History in Images.
Linton. A new and unique type of historical guide, this book features more
than 100 photographs and illustrations of 30 key sites in and around the
Chickamauga battlefield. It traces tactical moves and unravels historic
controversies through the use of historical and modern photographs
including low-altitude aerial views, period illustrations and informative,
detailed text that clarify changes to the landscape and topography since
1863. 160 pgs., 103 photos, 3 maps, 11"x 8½", hdbd.
A Battlefield Guide with a Section on Chattanooga. Woodworth. The
hard-fought battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga changed the course of
the Civil War. Now, for the first time in one convenient guide, are
overviews of the battles with on-site tours that will help you get the
most out of a visit to the battle sites. Includes easy-to-follow
directions to specific locations that give views of the field from the
historic perspectives of the combatants. 195 pgs., 30 B&W illustrations,
44 maps, 5¾"x 9¼", sfbd.
The River of Death. James R. Arnold. By the autumn of 1863, in a colossal
gamble, the Confederates attacked the Union army along Chickamauga creek
south of Chattanooga. On the second day of bloody fighting, the Union
right collapsed and the army retreated - all except General George H.
Thomas' Corps who fought on until nightfall, delaying the Confederate
advance, saving the Union, and earning his fame as the "Rock of
Chickamauga." 96 pgs., 55 B&W and 17 color illustrations, 7¼"x 9¾", sfbd.
Guide to the Battle of Chickamauga
Matt Spruill, ed. Not far from Chattanooga in northern Georgia, the
Confederacy won one of its most decisive battles. This guide uses
firsthand accounts to illustrate how this skirmish, only two days long,
turned into one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War with 34,000+
Union and Confederate soldiers killed, wounded, or captured. An invaluable
resource for travelers and non-travelers alike. 327 pgs., 25 B&W
illustrations, 5½"x 8½", sfbd.
Rock of Chickamauga
The Life of General George H. Thomas.
Cleaves. Although his family considered him a traitor and his superiors
regarded him with mistrust, Thomas continued to fight for the Northern
cause. In this biography, you'll learn how he valiantly led his men into
battle, played an integral role in the overall strategy of the Union Army
and earned his reputation as the "Rock of Chickamauga" by holding off
Confederate forces while the rest of the Union Army retreated. 364 pages,
5½"x 8¼", softcover.
Six Armies in Tennessee
The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns. Woodworth. The Chickamauga and
Chattanooga campaigns ended significant Confederate presence in Tennessee,
left the Union poised to advance on Atlanta, and placed the Confederacy on
the brink of defeat in the western theater. This book sifts and compares
all the evidence to present a coherent narrative that will give you a
better understanding of the events and their significance in the Civil
War. 357 pgs., 6"x 9", sfbd.
The Civil War
Fredericksburg to Meridian. Shelby Foote. A unique achievement,
recognized as one of the finest histories ever fashioned by an American.
The great armies confront each other almost continually, including such
bloody battles as Fredericksburg, Vicksburg, Gettysburg and Chickamauga.
Also covers the life of the times: the elections of 1863, the Conscription
riots and more. 988 pgs., 48 maps, 6 1/2" x 9 1/4", sfbd
A Death Grip on the Confederacy. McDonough. This book is about the
struggle for Chattanooga. Beginning with the climax of the engagement at
Chickamauga, September 19 and 20, 1863, the story focuses on the siege of
Chattanooga and the battles that finally determined which side would
control that strategic railroad town. 298 pgs., 26 photos and 6 maps, 6"x
This Terrible Sound
The Battle of Chickamauga.
Cozzens. This comprehensive study details the struggle between General
Rosencrans' Union Army and General Braxton Bragg's Confederates in
northwest Georgia during the Battle of Chickamauga - a major turning point
for the Western theater. You'll read about the overall strategies of the
commanders while gaining insight into the battle through the diaries and
journals of common soldiers who fought there. 688 pages, 6"x 9", softcover.