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by Bradley M. Gottfried
book on Ball's Bluff had the best battle maps but "The Maps Of First Bull Run" did a great job showing the situation in Northern Virginia in late 1861 and the Union Army of the Potomac's movements prior to the battle
book on Ball's Bluff had the best battle maps but "The Maps Of First Bull Run" did a great job showing the situation in Northern Virginia in late 1861 and the Union Army of the Potomac's movements prior to the battle. Plus, the battlefield situation at Ball's Bluff and Edwards Ferry is enlarged and colorized, making the action easier to follow)
Brad Gottfried’s The Maps of First Bull Run is a solid follow-up to his The . planning of the battle 19 and 20 July, 1861.
Brad Gottfried’s The Maps of First Bull Run is a solid follow-up to his The Maps of Gettysburg. First, here are the books I read on the subjects covered by the maps in this volume: 1. The First Battle of Manassas by John Hennessy 2. A Single Grand Victory by Ethan S. Rafuse 3. Battle at Bull Run by William C. Davis 4. Donnybrook by David Detzer 5. A Little Short of Boats by James A. Morgan III 6. Ball's. The next 27 maps show the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run from the Union flanking march to the Federal forces rout and retreat to Washington.
Bradley M. Gottfried's The Maps of First Bull Run: An Atlas . .Short but detailed, this book provides a very good description of the battle of First Bull Run and of the later battle at Ball's Bluff.The Maps of First Bull Run breaks down the entire operation (and related actions) into numerous map sets or "action-sections" enriched with more than fifty full-color original full-page maps. These cartographic originals bore down to the regimental and battery level and include the march to and from the battlefield and virtually every significant event in between. Each page provides a moment-by-moment map of the battle with accompanying narration.
The smaller but important Battle of Ball’s Bluff is also covered in the same .
The smaller but important Battle of Ball’s Bluff is also covered in the same fashion, as is the skirmish at Lewinsville. Combine each full-page map with the facing text, and this book provides readers with a good understanding of much of the action in the Eastern Theater during the first year of the wa.
The First Battle of Bull Run (the name used by Union forces), also known as the First Battle of Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was the first major battle of the American Civil War and was a Confederate victory. The battle was fought. The battle was fought on July 21, 1861 in Prince William County, Virginia, just north of the city of Manassas and about 25 miles west-southwest of Washington, .
Gottfried, Bradley M. The Maps of First Bull Run: An Atlas of the First Bull Run (Manassas) Campaign, including the Battle of Ball's Bluff, June – October 1861. New York: Savas Beatie, 2009. Bull Run Animated Map on Vimeo; YouTube. 1st Battle of Bull Run; Schooltube.
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The Battle of First Bull Run–Manassas Campaign July 16–22, 1861: An Illustrated Atlas and Battlefield Guide. Of course, any book billed as "the only illustrated atlas and battlefield guide book for the first battle of the American Civil War fought on July 21, 1861" must be compared with that other illustrated atlas, Bradley Gottfried’s The Maps of First Bull Run: An Atlas of the First Bull Run (Manassas) Campaign, including the Battle of Ball’s Bluff, June-October. 1861 (Savas Beatie, 2009).
Bull Run, First Battle ofMap of the First Battle of Bull Run, drawn by Capt. Porter King, 4th Alabama Regiment, July 1861. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division, Washington, . Catharpin Run, Sudley Church, and the remains of the Sudley Sulphur Spring house, Bull Run, Virginia, photograph by George N. Barnard. Library of Congress, Washington, .
2. August-September 1861 - pt. 3. Ball's Bluff.
Maps of First Bull Run/Manassas - Preliminary movements - Skirmish at Blackburn's Ford (July 18) - Bull Run preliminaries - Matthews Hill Fight - Henry Hill Fight - Chinn Ridge - Blackburn's Ford - The federal retreat - pt. 2. Subject Term: Bull Run, 1st Battle of, V. 1861 - Maps. Ball's Bluff, Battle of, V. Genre: Electronic books.
Gottfried, Bradley G. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998. Memoirs and primary sources. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America