Even seasoned Civil War scholars know little about two dramatic battles in north Mississippi in the fall of 1862 that set .
Even seasoned Civil War scholars know little about two dramatic battles in north Mississippi in the fall of 1862 that set the stage for the Vicksburg campaign. Cozzens brings top commanders to life without neglecting the men who actually fought. Cozzens' treatment is fast-paced and exciting as he tells with precision and flair of the personalities of the commanders and their subordinates, the small unit movements and the deadly nature of the fighting. The Orlando Sentinel.
Finally, I think by reading Cozzens' books about the Battles of Iuka, Corinth, Stones River, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga the reader can't help but begin to better understand the strategic importance of the western theater and the commanders, on both sides, that.
Peter Cozzens here presents the first book-length study of the battles of Iuka and Corinth. Peter Cozzens, author of several acclaimed Civil War campaign studies, is an independent scholar and Foreign Service officer with the . Библиографические данные. Fought under brutal conditions and resulting in extremely heavy casualties relative to the numbers engaged - at Iuka, nearly one-third of those engaged fell - Iuka. The Darkest Days of the War: The Battles of Iuka & Corinth Civil War America.
Peter Cozzens' book interested me for the simple fact that it deals with the very important but largely 'forgotten' battles of Iuka and Corinth in September and October of 1862. My previous reading on these battles included Battles and Leaders, reports in the Official Records, and Frost's rare History of the 10th Missouri. Cozzens brings the story together in a cogent and exciting way. He does a very good job of developing the major characters, none of whom shine on close inspection, from the pompous and self-serving Rosencrans to the libertine Van Dorn
Peter Cozzens presents here the first book-length study of these two complex and vicious battles
Peter Cozzens presents here the first book-length study of these two complex and vicious battles. Finally, he draws out the larger, strategic implications of the battles of Iuka and Corinth, exploring their impact on the fate of the northern Mississippi campaign, and by extension, the fate of the Confederacy. Finally, Cozzens analyzes the larger, strategic implications of the northern Mississippi campaign, exploring the repercussions of the Confederate defeats suffered at Iuka and Corinth.
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Army - Drill and tactics - History - 19th century, Confederate States of America. Army - Drill and tactics, Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss.
Army - Drill and tactics - History - 19th century, Confederate States of America. - - History - Siege, 1862, Mississippi - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns. University of North Carolina Press. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.
Cozzens details the tactical stories of Iuka and Corinth, analyzing troop movements . Much needed book on these battles.
Cozzens details the tactical stories of Iuka and Corinth, analyzing troop movements down to the regimental level and providing compelling portraits of the Generals involved. See all Product description. Sometimes don't find anything new, but did in this book. Specifically regarding COL Mower. I knew he was captured, but the book provides addtional detail (at least to me) regarding his capture and escape during the battle of Corinth. 2 people found this helpful.
Author: Peter Cozzens
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press; New edition edition (August 7, 2006)
Pages: 410 pages
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