Publisher Description

"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War" in 2 volumes is a personal account written by the Union Army general Jacob D. Cox. The author's aim in this book was to reproduce his own experience in the American Civil War in such a way as to help the reader understand just how the duties and the problems of that great conflict presented themselves successively to a man who had an active part in it from the beginning to the end. This carefully crafted e-artnow ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.

Volume 1:

The Outbreak of the War

Camp Dennison

Mcclellan in West Virginia

The Kanawha Valley

Gauley Bridge

Carnifex Ferry – To Sewell Mountain and Back

Cotton Mountain

Winter- Quarters

Volunteers and Regulars

The Mountain Department – Spring Campaign

Pope in Command – Transfer to Washington

Retreat within the Lines – Reorganization – Halleck and His Subordinates

South Mountain

Antietam: Preliminary Movements

Antietam: the Fight on the Right

Antietam: the Fight on the Left

Mcclellan and Politics – His Removal and Its Cause

Personal Relations of Mcclellan, Burnside, and Porter

Return to West Virginia…

Volume 2:

Grant in Command – Rosecrans Relieved

Siege of Knoxville – End of Burnside's Campaign

Affairs in District of Ohio – Plot to Liberate Prisoners at Johnson's Island

A Winter Ride on the Cumberland Mountains

Winter Bivouacs in East Tennessee

Grant's Visit – The Dandridge Affair

Winter Quarters in East Tennessee – Preparations for a New Campaign

Schofield in East Tennessee – Duties as Chief of Staff – Final Operations in the Valley

Grant, Halleck, and Sherman – Johnston and Mr. Davis

Atlanta Campaign: Dalton and Resaca

Atlanta Campaign: Advance to the Etowah

Atlanta Campaign: New Hope Church and the Kennesaw Lines

Atlanta Campaign: Marietta Lines – Crossing the Chattahoochee

Hood's Defence of Atlanta – Results of Its Capture

The Rest at Atlanta – Staff Organization and Changes…

Biographies & Memoirs
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