The Resource "No such army since the days of Julius Caesar" : Sherman's Carolinas campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky., (ebook)

"No such army since the days of Julius Caesar" : Sherman's Carolinas campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky., (ebook)

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"No such army since the days of Julius Caesar" : Sherman's Carolinas campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro
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"No such army since the days of Julius Caesar"
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Sherman's Carolinas campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro
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Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky.
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eng
Summary
General William T. Sherman's 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginia's final battles against the Army of the Potomac. Career military officers Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky rectify this oversight with No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar, a careful and impartial examination of Sherman's army and its many accomplishments. The authors dedicate their professional training and research and writing abilities to the critical days of March 11-16, 1865 the overlooked run-up to the seminal Battle of Bentonville (March 19-21, 1865). They begin with the capture of Fayetteville and the demolition of the arsenal there, before chronicling the two-day Battle of Averasboro in more detail than any other study. At Averasboro, Lt. Gen. William J. Hardees Confederates conducted a well-planned and brilliantly executed defense-in-depth that held Sherman's juggernaut in check for two days. With his objective accomplished, Hardee disengaged and marched to concentrate his corps with Gen. Joseph E. Johnston for what would become Bentonville. This completely revised and updated edition of No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar: Sherman's Carolinas Campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, March 1865 is based upon extensive archival and firsthand research. It includes new original maps, orders of battle, abundant illustrations, and a detailed driving and walking tour for dedicated battlefield enthusiasts. Readers with an interest in the Carolinas, Generals Sherman and Johnston, or the Civil War in general will enjoy this book
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Midwest
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1961-
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Smith, Mark A.
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973.7/38
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non fiction
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  • Sherman's March through the Carolinas
  • Averasboro, Battle of, N.C., 1865
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adult
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"No such army since the days of Julius Caesar" : Sherman's Carolinas campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky., (ebook)
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9781611212877
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"No such army since the days of Julius Caesar" : Sherman's Carolinas campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611212877
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12324332
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12324332
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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