How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D. C. , and Changed American History
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Imprint:||Thomas Dunne Books|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
The Battle of Monocacy, which took place on the blisteringly hot day of July 9, 1864, is one of the Civil War's most significant yet little-known battles. What played out that day in the corn and wheat fields four miles south of Frederick, Maryland., was a full-field engagement between some 12,000 battle-hardened Confederate troops led by the controversial Jubal Anderson Early, and some 5,800 Union troops, many of them untested in battle, under the mercurial Lew Wallace, the future...