By Time-Life Books
Time-Life Civil struggle sequence 6 of 27
This quantity serves properly as an introductions to normal McClellan and his position in re-building the shattered Union military after the 1st conflict of Bull Run in the summertime of 1861. It does a very good task of describing the build-up to McClellan's Peninsular crusade, which used to be his try to do a waterborne finish run round the accomplice military that used to be guarding Richmond, the accomplice capital. notwithstanding, i believe that it truly is mistitled since it in simple terms covers the 1st half the Peninsular crusade. The textual content stops whilst Lee takes over for the injured Joe Johnston so we learn not anything concerning the end of the Peninsular crusade, together with a majority of the battles. The ebook is fantastically illustrated and well-written. A beginner to the Civil warfare will examine much, yet even this outdated puppy discovered a few new issues with this one.