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Title: Chickamauga 1863: The River of Death. Osprey Military Campaign Series 17.
Description: Osprey, London, 1992 first edition.. 96 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 1855322633 "Chickamauga - an Indian name meaning 'River of Death' - was one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. Fought in densely wooded terrain just south of Chattanooga, this was to be the great est western-theatre battle of the conflict, a hard-fought victory for the Confederates that halted the advance of Rosecrans' Union Army of the Cumberland into Tennessee." "Each volume (of the Campaign series) begins with an assessment of each comm a nder's campaign strategy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of t he campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Small Christmas notation, date and signature in pencil on title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. E xte rior - very light corner wear, light rubbing large soft corner crease on rear cover, two small soft corner creases. Very Good-.

Keywords: Union, Confederate, Confederacy, Federal, Commanders, Horseshoe Ridge, Breckinridge, Bragg, Uniforms, Arms, Army Cumberland, Tennesse, Infantry Tactics, Artillery, Cavalry, Medical, Battlefields, Terrain, Longstreet, Rock, Command, Wargaming.

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 25464

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