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  • Wilson's Creek, Pea Ridge, and Prairie Groveby Earl J. Hess

    University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    Wilson's Creek, Pea Ridge, and Prairie Grove were three of the most important battles fought west of the Mississippi River during the Civil War. They influenced that region by shaping Union military efforts while contributing to Confederate defeat. This book provides a detailed guide to these battlefields, and the major sites of each engagement. more...

  • Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil Warby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 76.50

    Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864 more...

  • Lee's Tar Heelsby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    The Pettigrew-Kirkland-MacRae Brigade was one of North Carolina's best-known and most successful units during the Civil War. Formed in 1862, the brigade spent nearly a year protecting supply lines before being thrust into its first major combat at Gettysburg. There, James Johnston Pettigrew's men pushed back the Union's famed Iron Brigade in vicious... more...

  • Lincoln Memorial University and the Shaping of Appalachiaby Earl J. Hess

    University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    Located near Cumberland Gap in the rugged hills of East Tennessee, Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) was founded in 1897 to help disadvantaged Appalachian youth and reward the descendents of Union loyalists in the region. Its founder was former Union General Oliver Otis Howard, a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln, who made it his mission to... more...

  • Pickett's Charge--The Last Attack at Gettysburgby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 25.99

    Pickett's Charge--The Last Attack at Gettysburg more...

  • Trench Warfare under Grant and Leeby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 69.00

    Trench Warfare under Grant and Lee: Field Fortifications in the Overland Campaign more...

  • In the Trenches at Petersburgby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 72.75

    In the Trenches at Petersburg: Field Fortifications and Confederate Defeat more...

  • The Civil War in the Westby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Western theater of the Civil War, rich in agricultural resources and manpower and home to a large number of slaves, stretched 600 miles north to south and 450 miles east to west from the Appalachians to the Mississippi. If the South lost the West, there would be little hope of preserving the Confederacy. Earl J. Hess's comprehensive study of how... more...

  • The Knoxville Campaignby Earl J. Hess

    University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    “Hess’s account of the understudied Knoxville Campaign sheds new light on the generalship of James Longstreet and Ambrose Burnside, as well as such lesser players as Micah Jenkins and Orlando Poe. Both scholars and general readers should welcome it. The scholarship is sound, the research, superb, the writing, excellent.” —Steven... more...

  • Kennesaw Mountainby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    While fighting his way toward Atlanta, William T. Sherman encountered his biggest roadblock at Kennesaw Mountain, where Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee held a heavily fortified position. The opposing armies confronted each other from June 19 to July 3, 1864, and Sherman initially tried to outflank the Confederates. His men endured heavy rains,... more...