By Gordon C. Rhea
Gordon Rhea's gripping fourth quantity at the spring 1864 campaign-which pitted Ulysses S. furnish opposed to Robert E. Lee for the 1st time within the Civil War-vividly re-creates the battles and maneuvers from the stalemate at the North Anna River in the course of the chilly Harbor offensive. chilly Harbor: supply and Lee, may possibly 26-June three, 1864 showcases Rhea's tenacious learn which elicits beautiful new proof from the files of a section oddly neglected or mythologized via historians. In transparent and profuse tactical element, Rhea tracks the awesome occasions of these 9 days, giving a shocking new interpretation of the well-known conflict that left seven thousand Union casualties and merely fifteen hundred accomplice useless or wounded. right here, furnish isn't really a callous butcher, and Lee doesn't salary an ideal struggle. in the pages of chilly Harbor, Rhea separates truth from fiction in a charged, evocative narrative. He leaves readers less than a moonless sky, with furnish thinking about the eastward process the James River fifteen miles south of the encamped armies.
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Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26–June 3, 1864 by Gordon C. Rhea