[Read] ➪ The Maps of Antietam Author Bradley M. Gottfried – Dileydi.be

The Maps of Antietam The Maps Of Antietam An Atlas Of The Antietam Sharpsburg Campaign Is The Eagerly Awaited Companion Volume To Bradley M Gottfried S Bestselling The Maps Of Gettysburg 2007 And The Maps Of First Bull Run 2009 , Part Of The Ongoing Savas Beatie Military Atlas Series.Now Available As An Ebook Short, The Maps Of Antietam The Movement To And The Battle Of Antietam, September 14 18, 1862 Plows New Ground In The Study Of The Campaign By Breaking Down The Entire Campaign In 63 Detailed Full Page Original Maps These Cartographic Creations Bore Down To The Regimental Level, Offering Students Of The Campaign A Unique And Fascinating Approach To Studying What May Have Been The Climactic Battle Of The War.The Maps Of Antietam The Movement To And The Battle Of Antietam, September 14 18, 1862 Offers 12 Action Sections Including To Sharpsburg The Eve Of Battle Antietam Hooker Opens The Battle Antietam Hood S Division Moves Up And Attacks Antietam Mansfield S XII Corps Enters The Battle Antietam Sedgwick S Division Drives East Antietam Final Actions On The Northern Front The Sunken Road The Lower Burnside S Bridge Burnside Advances On Sharpsburg A P Hill S Division Arrives From Harpers Ferry Antietam Evening StalemateGottfried S Original Maps Enrich Each Map Section Keyed To Each Piece Of Cartography Is Detailed Text About The Units, Personnel, Movements, And Combat Including Quotes From Eyewitnesses That Make The Antietam Story Come Alive This Presentation Allows Readers To Easily And Quickly Find A Map And Text On Virtually Any Portion Of The Campaign Serious Students Of The Battle Will Appreciate The Extensive Endnotes And Will Want To Take This Book With Them On Their Trips To The Battlefield.Perfect For The Easy Chair Or For Walking Hallowed Ground, The Maps Of Antietam Is A Seminal Work That, Like His Earlier Gettysburg And First Bull Run Studies, Belongs On The Bookshelf Of Every Serious And Casual Student Of The Civil War.


10 thoughts on “The Maps of Antietam

  1. says:

    Just about everyone who has done any serious reading of the military history of the US Civil War has the same complaint not enough maps No matter how well written the book and there are many excellent ones , the story was always the same not enough maps In 2007, Bradley Gottfried published The Maps of Gettysburg An Atlas of the Gettysburg Campaign, June 3 July 1 3, 1863, in which he pioneered a format that combined a description of a segment of army maneuvers or of a battle one the left hand page and a map visualizing that action on the right For the first time, here was a ooh that had enough maps While it does not take the lace of such excellent accounts such as Coddington s one volume work or Harry Pfanz s three volume account, it really did a beautiful job of making the battle understandable and easy to visualize.The atlas was such a success that the publisher, Savas Beattie, authorized a series Gottfried published a second atlas on the battle of First Bull Run, and this, his third, is an account of the Antietam Sharpsburg campaign, which includes a very detailed description of the com ex battle for the passes through South Mountain.It s excellent Especially well done are the series of engagements at South Mountain The account is ver...


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    Some consider Lee s first invasion of the north to be the true turning point of the war Combined with victories at Perryville and Corinth, the Union s Pyrrhic victory at Antietam ended the South s best chance to gain European recognition and offered Lincoln just enough cover to issue the emancipation proclamation That said, Perryville and Anti...


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    A reference book that everyone needs to own if you have any interred in this historic battleThe bloodiest day in American History with over 23,000 casualties in one day The Battlefield itself is one of the best preserved National Parks in the US and having ...


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    Gets five stars because there s really nothing else like it There are some errors, some glaring, but one can easily look past those Overall it s a great volume I read this all of it in conjunction with Richard Slotkin s The Long Road to Antietam and was greatly rewarded in that effort I am a very visual person and most descriptions of battles without maps, or with poor maps, often leave me scratching my ...


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    I bought this book while visiting the Antietam battlefield this autumn I ve read a couple books about the battle, but none have been able to convey the flow of the fight clearly than this book Every flip of the page shows a map of the battle at one particular place and time, with an accompanyin...


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