By Joseph E. Stevens
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Finally we honor the dead, whose supreme sacrifice has shaped our nation's history. The military heritage of Americaboth heroic and tragicis embodied in the National Battlefield Parks, and it is my hope that this book will help visitors understand and appreciate that legacy more fully. In writing the book I have tried to focus on the human dimensions of each battle, describing not just the tactical whys and wherefores, but the real-life experiences of the participants. To make the battlefields come aliveto recreate the ebb and flow of combat, to connect the trails, landmarks, and monuments with the flesh-and-blood people who gave them meaninghas been my goal.
245 General Albert Sidney Johnston. 250 Bloody Pond, Shiloh. 253 General William S. Rosecrans. 261 Site of Sheridan's stand, Stones River. 264 General William T. Sherman. 270 Union artillery and sharpshooters outside Vicksburg. S. Cairo. 281 Zigzag trench, Fort Garrott. 284 Ray House, Battle of Wilson's Creek. 287 Chief Joseph, Nez Perce leader. 293 Lodge poles, site of the Nez Perce encampment. " 300 Sioux chief Gall. 303 Sioux chief Crow King. 303 Headstone, Custer Battlefield National Monument.
Stevens Maps by Beth Silverman Page iv By Joseph E. Stevens; maps by Beth Silverman. 1st ed. cm. National parks and reservesUnited StatesGuide-books. Title. 304'928dc20 89-40739 CIP The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources, Inc. Copyright © 1990 by Joseph E. Stevens. Published by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University. All rights reserved.
America's National Battlefield Parks: A Guide by Joseph E. Stevens