Baker & Taylor
A dramatic recreation of the 1863 siege of Chattanooga, Tennessee, details the events of the pivotal battle, the personalities of soldiers and officers on both sides, and the impact of the battle on the Civil War.
An account of the Union charge at Chattanooga ridge, the events leading up to it, and the aftermath that helped seal the fate of the Confederacy. The narrative combines battle action with details of the political maneuvering which involved key figures including Generals Grant, Lee, and Bragg, Jefferson Davis, and Abraham Lincoln, and draws on diaries, letters, and other unpublished material. Contains b&w photos, appendices of the Chattanooga Campaign's order of battle, and a chronology of the campaign. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Blackwell North Amer
Historian Wiley Sword offers a richly detailed account that captures the vivid personalities behind the battle for Chattanooga. Grant, Thomas, Bragg, William Tecumseh Sherman, Phil Sheridan, William Rosecrans, Pat Cleburne, Jefferson Davis, Abraham Lincoln - all come alive in a narrative that combines furious battle action with behind-the-scenes political maneuvering and astute analysis.
Sword's storytelling gifts are augmented by a wealth of contemporary sources - including diaries, letters, and other unpublished material - where generals, officers, soldiers, and politicians offer their perspectives. A saga of war, power, charged rivalries, and small cogs driving great events, Mountains Touched With Fire tells the absorbing story of a turning point in American history.
A dramatic recreation of the 1863 siege of Clhattanooga, Tennessee, details the events of the pivotal battle, the personalities of soldiers and officers on both sides, and the impact of the battle on the Civil War