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Unholy Sabbath - The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory (Hardcover) Loot Price: R385
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Unholy Sabbath - The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory (Hardcover): Brian Matthew Jordan
Unholy Sabbath - The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory (Hardcover): Brian Matthew Jordan

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Unholy Sabbath - The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory (Hardcover)

Brian Matthew Jordan

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Most authors of the Maryland Campaign brush past South Mountain in a few paragraphs or a single chapter. Jordan, however, presents a full-length study based upon extensive archival research, newspaper accounts, regimental histories, official records, postwar reunion materials, public addresses, letters, and diaries. Readers will come away with a full understanding of the strategic results of the fighting in general, and a keen appreciation of the tactical actions at Fox, Turner, and Crampton's gaps in particular. The Northern victory provided a substantial boost for the downtrodden men of the Union army who recognised the battle for what it was: a sharp, hours-long combat that included hand-to-hand combat and resulted in nearly 5,000 casualties. Indeed, South Mountain was the first conclusive victory for the Army of the Potomac, representing the first time the men of that army maintained possession of the field and with it the responsibility of burying the dead. Jordan goes well beyond the military aspects of the battle to better understand and explain how and why South Mountain faded from public memory. He chronicles how and why former Confederates, true to the Lost Cause, insisted they were outnumbered while proud Union veterans remembered South Mountain as a full-scale engagement, wholly distinct from Antietam, where they outfought and defeated their Rebel opponents. About the Author Brian Matthew Jordan graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Civil War Era Studies from Gettysburg College. He is a frequent speaker at Civil War Round Tables nation wide, and is currently working on a Ph.D. in History at Yale University.

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Imprint: Savas Beatie
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: 2012
Authors: Brian Matthew Jordan
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 312
ISBN-13: 978-1-61121-088-0
Barcode: 9781611210880
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > American history > 1800 to 1900
Books > History > American history > 1800 to 1900
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Books > Humanities > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
Books > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
LSN: 1-61121-088-7

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