9780807131114-0807131113-To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13–25, 1864 (Jules And Frances Landry Award Series)

To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13–25, 1864 (Jules And Frances Landry Award Series)

ISBN-13: 9780807131114
ISBN-10: 0807131113
Author: Rhea Esq., Gordon C.
Publication date: 2005
Publisher: LSU Press
Format: Paperback 528 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780807131114
ISBN-10: 0807131113
Author: Rhea Esq., Gordon C.
Publication date: 2005
Publisher: LSU Press
Format: Paperback 528 pages

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Acknowledged authors Rhea Esq., Gordon C. wrote To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13–25, 1864 (Jules And Frances Landry Award Series) comprising 528 pages back in 2005. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0807131113 and 9780807131114. Since then To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13–25, 1864 (Jules And Frances Landry Award Series) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 0.30 or rent at the marketplace.

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With To the North Anna River, the third book in his outstanding five-book series, Gordon C. Rhea continues his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in the spring of 1864. May 13 through 25, a phase oddly ignored by historians, was critical in the clash between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia. During those thirteen days -- an interlude bracketed by horrific battles that riveted the public's attention -- a game of guile and endurance between Grant and Lee escalated to a suspenseful draw on Virginia's North Anna River.
From the bloodstained fields of the Mule Shoe to the North Anna River, with Meadow Bridge, Myers Hill, Harris Farm, Jericho Mills, Ox Ford, and Doswell Farm in between, grueling night marches, desperate attacks, and thundering cavalry charges became the norm for both Grant's and Lee's men. But the real story of May 13--25 lay in the two generals' efforts to outfox each other, and Rhea charts their every step and misstep. Realizing that his bludgeoning tactics at the Bloody Angle were ineffective, Grant resorted to a fast-paced assault on Lee's vulnerable points. Lee, outnumbered two to one, abandoned the offensive and concentrated on anticipating Grant's maneuvers and shifting quickly enough to repel them. It was an amazingly equal match of wits that produced a gripping, high-stakes bout of warfare -- a test, ultimately, of improvisation for Lee and of perseverance for Grant.

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