DOWNLOAD PDF ↠ Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864 - by Gary L. Ecelbarger #2020


  • Title: Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864
  • Author: Gary L. Ecelbarger
  • ISBN: 9780806154992
  • Page: 119
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864 By Gary L. Ecelbarger The Battle of Ezra Church was one of the deadliest engagements in the Atlanta Campaign of the Civil War and continues to be one of the least understood Both official and unofficial reports failed to illuminate the true bloodshed of the conflict one of every three engaged Confederates was killed or wounded, including four generals Nor do those reports acknowledge the fl The Battle of Ezra Church was one of the deadliest engagements in the Atlanta Campaign of the Civil War and continues to be one of the least understood Both official and unofficial reports failed to illuminate the true bloodshed of the conflict one of every three engaged Confederates was killed or wounded, including four generals Nor do those reports acknowledge the flaws let alone the ultimate failure of Confederate commander John Bell Hood s plan to thwart Union general William Tecumseh Sherman s southward advance In an account that refutes and improves upon all other interpretations of the Battle of Ezra Church, noted battle historian Gary Ecelbarger consults extensive records, reports, and personal accounts to deliver a nuanced hour by hour overview of how the battle actually unfolded His narrative fills in significant facts and facets of the battle that have long gone unexamined, correcting numerous conclusions that historians have reached about key officers intentions and actions before, during, and after this critical contest Eleven troop movement maps by leading Civil War cartographer Hal Jespersen complement Ecelbarger s analysis, detailing terrain and battle maneuvers to give the reader an on the ground perspective of the conflict With new revelations based on solid primary source documentation, Slaughter at the Chapel is the most comprehensive treatment of the Battle of Ezra Church yet written, as powerful in its implications as it is compelling in its moment to moment details.
    Gary L. Ecelbarger
    He has published than a dozen articles and reviews for Civil War and historical periodicals and has conducted group tours and Marine Corps staff rides of the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign He is a former president of the Bull Run Civil War Round Table and a charter member of the Kernstown Battlefield Association.

    Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864 By Gary L. Ecelbarger

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    Steven Peterson
    This is a very well constructed analysis of a battle at Atlanta that is less well considered than other fights Lengthy volumes on other battles at Atlanta between the Union General William T Sherman and Confederate Commander John Bell Hood have appeared I am less familiar with the battle at Ezra Church.General Hood wanted to consider applying pressure against Union forces The order of battle Appendix A shows that this was a smaller scale conflict than some prior Atlanta engagements Nonetheless t [...]

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