UNHOLY SABBATH: The Battle of South Mountain in History and Memory, September 14, 1862
Fresh finds fight at South Mountain a decisive Federal victory and important turning point in the campaign, providing a substantial boost for the downtrodden men of the Union army, who recognized the battle as hard fought and deservedly won-a ferocious hours-long fight with instances of hand-to-hand combat and thousands of casualties. This was the first time the Army of the Potomac held the field and were tasked with the responsibility of burying the dead.
Based upon extensive archival research, newspaper accounts, regimental histories, official records, postwar reunion materials, public addresses, letters, and diaries, complete with outstanding maps, photographs, a complete order of battle with losses, and an in-depth interview with the author.
6 x 9, 12 maps, 40 photos
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