A comprehensive atlas covers all of the major campaigns of the Civil War, offering more than 180 maps that include details concerning topography and troop movement, as well as photographs and eyewitness accounts
A reference that charts all of the major campaigns and many of the smaller skirmishes of the Civil War. Each clash is plotted on one of 200 specially commissioned color maps which show where the battles were fought, the kind of terrain, and who led the troops. Time-lines provide accounts of the battles and maneuvers, and the accompanying text highlights the strategic aims and tactical considerations of the men in charge. Each battle map is cross-referenced to communications and locator maps that situate the fighting as it swept the country. Some 200 photographs and numerous personal accounts describe the experiences of the soldiers in the field. 9.25x12.25" Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.