The Resource In the Trenches at Petersburg: : Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat, (ebook)

In the Trenches at Petersburg: : Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat, (ebook)

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In the Trenches at Petersburg: : Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat
Title
In the Trenches at Petersburg:
Title remainder
Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the Trenches at Petersburg, the final volume of Earl J. Hess's trilogy of works on the fortifications of the Civil War, recounts the strategic and tactical operations around Petersburg during the last ten months of the Civil War. Hess covers all aspects of the Petersburg campaign, from important engagements that punctuated the long months of siege to mining and countermining operations, the fashioning of wire entanglements and the laying of torpedo fields to impede attacks, and the construction of underground shelters to protect the men manning the works. In the Trenches at Petersburg humanizes the experience of the soldiers working in the fortifications and reveals the human cost of trench warfare in the waning days of the struggle
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Midwest
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Hess, Earl J
Dewey number
973.7455
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Civil War America
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  • Fortification
  • Fortification, Field
  • Electronic books
  • Confederate States of America
  • Petersburg (Va.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Virginia
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adult
Label
In the Trenches at Petersburg: : Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780807882351
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718828
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remote
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11718828
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MWT11718828
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In the Trenches at Petersburg: : Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807882351
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718828
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718828
System control number
MWT11718828
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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