By Philip Katcher
On June 27, 1862, with the yankee Civil struggle already a yr previous, normal Robert E. Lee assumed own command of troops engaged in riding the Federal military of the Potomac out of Richmond - troops which might henceforth be often called the military of Northern Virginia. Philip Katcher explores in soaking up aspect all points of the military, together with infantry, cavalry, artillery, technical and scientific corps, paying specific recognition to gear, guns and uniforms. modern and museum images, including the author's professional textual content, mix to color a bright and actual photo of what existence used to be like for the common accomplice soldier.
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