Jeff Shaaras Civil War Battlefields: Discovering Americas Hallowed Ground by Jeff ShaaraTRAVEL THROUGH A PIVOTAL TIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Jeff Shaara, America’s premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict and provides
• engaging narratives of the war’s crucial battles
• intriguing historical footnotes about each site
• photographs of the locations–then and now
• detailed maps of the battle scenes
• fascinating sidebars with related points of interest
From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg, and to the many poignant destinations in between, Jeff Shaara’s Civil War Battlefields is the ideal guide for casual tourists and Civil War enthusiasts alike.
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Explore History: 5 Driving Tours of Civil War Battlefields
Travel back more than years in American history to the American Civil War, the war between the States, which raged from to After flying into the US we follow a series of tours following the key battles in the Eastern Theatre and visit iconic locations such as Gettysburg, Antietam and Bull Run. We offer flexible payment options. Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone , you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:.
They are:. Forgot password?, All rights reserved. The candles illuminate markers commemorating soldiers killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.
From December , , Union troops tried to dislodge Southerners from fortified lines near Fredericksburg. Despite some temporary Federal success, the Confederate position held strong for the remainder of the battle. More than 18, soldiers fell during the battle—fewer than one-third from the South. The American Battlefield Trust thus far has saved acres at the Fredericksburg battlefield. Fredericksburg is also the recognized birthplace of the modern Civil War battlefield preservation movement. On July 18, , 27 Civil War historians and enthusiasts met at what was at the time Arbuckle's Restaurant and organized a grassroots preservation organization devoted to saving Civil War battlefields by buying the land.
The farms and pastures of rural Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania may look peaceful today, but years ago they bore witness to the American Civil War. Want to take a drive through history? Pick up your rental car at one of the Washington, D. Then grab a road map, download an audio guide and embark on a tour of battle sites that shaped the nation. Here are a few worth visiting:.