CAMPFIRE AND BATTLEFIELD.
New York: The Fairfax Press, 1978. 551pp. Index. Illustrations. Photographs. Facsimiles. Hard cover. Facsimile reprint of the 1894 original. Very good+ copy. The dust jacket shows minor edgewear and light chipping, overall good+. The author traces the Civil War from the initial stirrings of potential conflict, through the intense battles and skirmishes, to the surrender at Appomattox. Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Antietam and the burning of Atlanta are among a number of events described in “eyewitness” accounts. There is discussion and evaluation of the strategies and tactics employed by Lee, Grant, Jackson, and Sherman as well as an examination of their strengths and foibles. Enhanced by numerous period photographs and illustrations throughout the book.