Cavalryman of the Lost Cause
A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart
James Ewell Brown Stuart
was the premier cavalry commander of the Confederacy. He gained a reputation for daring early in the war when he rode around the Union army in the Peninsula Campaign, providing valuable intelligence to General Robert E. Lee at the expense of Union commander George B. McClellan
Civil War Virginia
American Civil War
June 9, 1863
At dawn June 9, the Union cavalry corps under General Alfred Pleasonton launched a surprise attack on Confederate General J. Stuart's cavalry at Brandy Station.
After an all-day fight in which fortunes changed repeatedly, the Federals retired without discovering Lee's infantry camped near Culpeper.
This battle marked the apogee of the Confederate in the East. From this point in the war, the Federal cavalry gained strength and confidence.
Brandy Station was the largest cavalry battle of the war and the opening engagement of the Gettysburg Campaign.
Location: Culpeper County
Campaign: Gettysburg Campaign (June-August 1863) next battle in campaign Campaigns
Date(s): June 9, 1863
Principal Commanders: General Pleasonton [US]; Major General J.E.B. Stuart [CS]
Forces Engaged: Corps (22,000 total)
Estimated Casualties: 1,090 total
Brandy Station Scouts
Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier Biography of the dashing Confederate
general is history at its best: fascinating, colorful, provocative. Includes portraits of Stuart's early life, training at West Point, the fateful decision to side with the South and action-packed battle scenes. 7 maps. 8 pages of photos.
This is the view the Federal soldiers saw as they moved toward town.
72 Piece Civil War Army Men Play Set 52mm Union and
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Lee The Last Years
After his surrender at Appomattox, Robert E. Lee lived only
another five years - the forgotten chapter of an extraordinary life. These were his finest hours, when he did more than any other American to heal the wounds between North and South
This book not only offers concise detail but also gives terrific insight into the state of the Union and Confederacy during Lee's life. Lee was truly a one of kind gentleman and American, and had Virginia not been in the south or neutral, he ultimately would have led the Union forces.
Four Years With General Lee
Walter Taylor was staff officer to General
Robert E. Lee. His book first appeared in 1877. For many years a standard authority on Confederate history, it is the source for dozens of incidents that have now become a part of every biography of Lee.
The Union Generals Speak: The Meade Hearings on the Battle of Gettysburg
The first annotated edition of the 1864 congressional investigation into Major General George Gordon Meade's conduct during the Gettysburg campaign. The transcripts alone, which present eyewitness accounts from sixteen participant officers at Gettysburg, offer a wealth of information about the most pivotal battles in American
George Gordon Meade and the War in the East
To most students of the
Civil War, he is merely the man who was lucky enough to benefit from Confederate mistakes at Gettysburg, but whose shortcomings as a commander compelled Abraham Lincoln to bring in Ulysses S. Grant from the West to achieve victory
Meade: Victor At Gettysburg
Meade took command only hours before his forces stumbled upon Robert E. Lee's Confederates at Gettysburg,
Pennsylvania, in 1863. He led his men to victory in one of the most famous battles in history, but Meade was soon embroiled in political battles with fellow generals and Washington politicians
I Rode With Jeb Stuart: The Life And Campaigns Of Major General J. E. B.
As early as First Manassas (Bull Run) he was contributing significantly to the Confederate victory; he subsequently displayed his daring and brilliance in the battles of Second Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Brandy Station the most significant cavalry battle of the war, and Stuart's finest moment.
General Lee depended on Stuart for knowledge of the enemy
Jeb Stuart and the Confederate Defeat at Gettysburg
Robinson reassesses the historical record to come to a clearer view of Stuart's orders for the crucial battle (as well as what was expected of him), of his actual performance, and of the impact his late arrival had on the outcome of the campaign.
Cavalryman of the Lost
A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart
James Ewell Brown Stuart was the premier cavalry commander of the Confederacy. He gained a reputation for daring early in the war when he rode around the Union army in the Peninsula Campaign, providing valuable intelligence to General
Robert E. Lee at the expense of Union commander George B. McClellan
Horses of Gettysburg
Filmed in high definition with charging horses, battlefield panoramas and no "talking heads," this cinematic documentary tells the story of the estimated 72,000 horses and mules that fought at the Battle of Gettysburg and uncovers the strategies employed to ensure that the millions of animals in service with the North and
South remained healthy and well-trained for action.
Gettysburg / Gods and Generals
The tide of the war changes during three
fierce days of combat at Gettysburg [Disc 1] the gripping saga of the tactics command errors and sacrifices behind the bloodiest battle ever fought on U.S. soil. Gods and Generals [Disc 2] reveals the spirited allegiances and fierce combat of earlier Civil War struggles
U.S. National Park Service
U.S. Library of Congress.
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