By Eric J. Wittenberg,O. James Lighthizer

ahead of sunrise on June nine, 1863, Union infantrymen materialized from a thick fog close to the banks of Virginia's Rappahannock River to ambush napping Confederates. the consequent fight, which lasted through the day, used to be to be referred to as the conflict of Brandy Station--the greatest cavalry conflict ever fought on North American soil. Meticulously captured by way of historian Eric J. Wittenberg, those occasions marked an incredible turning aspect within the Civil warfare: the waning period of accomplice cavalry dominance within the East gave strategy to a convinced and strong Union fastened arm. This attention-grabbing quantity contains a GPS guided journey of the battlefield with illustrations and maps by way of grasp cartographer Steven Stanley.

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