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To The Gates of Richmond

The Peninsula Campaign

by Stephen W. Sears

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7603849M
ISBN 100618127135
ISBN 109780618127139
OCLC/WorldCa47817483

To the Gates of Richmond charts the Peninsula Campaign of , General George McClellan’s grand scheme to march up the Virginia Peninsula and take the Confederate capital. For three months McClellan battled his way toward Richmond, but then Robert E. Lee took command of the Confederate forces. In George B. McClellan () and his work editing the papers of the Union general, Sears established himself as the critical but indispensable authority on flawed ``Little Mac.'' Now, in a stirring prequel to Landscape Turned Red (), his superb account of the Battle of Antietam, the author reaffirms his mastery of historical narrative. In March , the egotistical but timorous McClellan.

This account of McClellan's campaign is "a wonderful book" (Ken Burns) and "military history at its best" (The New York Times Book Review). From "the finest and most provocative Civil War historian writing today," To the Gates of Richmond is the story of the one of the conflict's bloodiest campaigns (Chicago Tribune). To the Gates Of Richmond: Sears: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Reviews:

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Grand scheme to advance from Yorktown up the Virginia Peninsula and destroy the Rebel army in its own capital. Though initially successful, McClellan's plans fell through at the gates of Richmond.

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