Confederate Heartland Campaign Map American Civil War June to October 1862
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Decision in the Heartland The Civil War in the West The western campaigns cost the Confederacy vast territories, the manufacturing of Nashville, the financial center of New Orleans, communication hub Corinth, Chattanooga, and Atlanta, along with the breadbasket of the Confederacy.
War in Kentucky From Shiloh to
Perryville Union gains in the Mississippi Valley and in Tennessee and Kentucky had brought the Confederacy to a point of crisis. This addition to the literature on the Civil War in the West tells how the Union then failed to press home its advantage while the Confederacy failed to force Kentucky into the Confederacy
Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862 The Battle of Shiloh was one of the most critical battles in American History. Some of the biggest figures of the
Civil War - Grant, Sherman, Johnston, Bragg, Beauregard, Buell - all fought there. Grant would write in his memoirs, before Shiloh, Americans on both sides of the Mason Dixon line believed that the war could still be a short affair.
The Civil War - A Film by Ken Burns Here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary
soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one
Sources: United States Military Academy Library of Congress National Park Service