(Pdf/E–book) [No Better Place to Die The Battle Of Stones River Civil War Trilogy]


No Better Place o Die The Battle Of Stones River Civil War TrilogyThis first volume of Cozzen s Army of he Cumberland rilogy is a less accomplished Than hose followed but still an excellent read A great military history of Than hose hat followed but still an excellent read A great military history of lesser battle from he lesser known front in he Civil War Stones River saw Grand Designs: Building Your Dream Home the Army ofhe Cumberland clash with The Queen, Vol. 2 the Army ofhe Tennessee in he deep winter Like many Civil War battles here are many excellent small scale stories and The Bachelor's Bride the book captureshem well The use of maps is appreciated although it is helped hat he battle was relatively simple compared o he multi day fights at Chickamauga or Gettysburg Solid account of his pivotal relatively less well known battle in central Tennessee Had a chance o briefly visit he Stone s River National Battlefield a few weeks ago and picked his up The Heart Of Christmas there Had just read Cozzen s account of Chic. Peter Cozzens meticulouslyraces A Ranch, A Ring And Everything the chain of events ashe Army of he Cumberland and he Army of Tennessee meet in Middle Tennessee on New Year's Eve 186.

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Kamauga a month or wo back so Darkened Days this preceded it and was one ofhe few mid winter major battles Dec 31 Jan 2 1862 63 Biggest uibble is he Maps Which Are Sub Par which are sub par it is well written and generally coherent All hese CW battle books suffer from he confusion of he actions Lords of Temptation: The Earl's Intriguing Imposter / The Duke's Blind Temptation themselves and it always makes hard readinghe awful wounds and seemingly idiotic frontal assaults Stone s River aka Murfreesboro does not let down in hat department The poor South makes repeated attacks into he eeth of Union artillery positions and although having some early success due o surprise he results are predictable You can almost sense how seductive it was he lure of a breakthrough and a decisive victory Yet being on he defense in he CW was almost always a better place o be stone s river was no exception union s River was no exception Union artillery. 2 in one of he bloodiest encounters of Depression: Finding Hope Meaning in Life's Darkest Shadow the Civil WarA mere handful of battlefields have comeo epitomize he anguish and pain of America's Civil War Getty. Seemed First Shot: The Untold Story of the Japanese Minisubs That Attacked Pearl Harbor to behe decisive factor The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism Is the World Economy's Only Hope they had of it and many chanceso use it He does not say how many artillery pieces hey had but I counted 31 batteries of 6 guns each in he OOB Dont Blame the Shorts to 25 4 guns forhe South and rare is he account of CSA artillery doing much while USA batteries were crucial in repulsing numerous assaults in he narrative The other big Don't Blame the Shorts: Why Short Sellers Are Always Blamed for Market Crashes and How History Is Repeating Itself takeaway was my continuing education on just how bad Braxton Bragg was as a general and person Being mostly Eastern centric he was always stage left but his actions on closer study are one ofhe major reasons he South lost Contrasting Rosecrans and Bragg at Stone s River and is just another shining example of THAT HE MAY HAVE BEEN THE He may have been he major Army general in he entire CW certainly ranks in he op 5 Bring your own set of maps o augment what Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity this book offers. Sburg Shiloh Chancellorsville Chickamauga Yet another name belongs onhat infamous list Stones River he setting for Peter Cozzens's No Better Place o Die.