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The Battle of the Crater

John F. Schmutz

The Battle of the Crater

a complete history

by John F. Schmutz

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petersburg Crater, Battle of, Va., 1864

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn F. Schmutz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE476.93 .S35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22672296M
    ISBN 109780786439829
    LC Control Number2008048244

    The "Hooge Crater Museum", founded in , is opposite Hooge Crater CWGC. To the west of Hooge is the "Menin Road Museum". Hooge Crater Cemetery: Hooge became the location for a war cemetery in October buried here is Patrick Bugden VC (–), killed during the Battle of Polygon Wood. Hollywood depicted the Battle of the Crater in Anthony Minghella’s film, Cold Mountain; no less than nine books about the battle have been published since , so one might seriously have wondered what new light Richard Slotkin’s No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, could shed on .

    Nov 08,  · “The Battle of the Crater is a fascinating and engrossing read for any Civil War enthusiast—fiction and nonfiction lovers alike.”. The authors have crafted a compelling look at the Battle at the Crater conducted during the siege of Petersburg during the American Civil War. The Battle of the Crater is one of the lesser known yet most interesting battles of the Civil War. This book, detailing the onset of brutal trench warfare at Petersburg, Virginia, digs deeply into the military and political background of the battle.

    Kevin Levin, author of Remembering the Battle of the Crater: War as Murder, talked about the importance of the U.S. Civil War battle. The Battle of the Crater took place on July 30, in. Nov 15,  · This book, THE BATTLE OF THE CRATER: A COMPLETE HISTORY details the onset of brutal trench warfare at Petersburg, Virginia by tracing the rival armies through the bitter conflicts of the Overland Campaign and culminating with the siege of Petersburg and the battle intended to lift the capitolchamberartists.com: John F. Schmutz.


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The Battle of the Crater by John F. Schmutz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jan 18,  · The Battle of the Crater is one of the lesser known yet most interesting battles of the Civil War. This book, detailing the onset of brutal trench warfare at Petersburg, Virginia, digs deeply into the military and political background of the battle/5(5).

The battle is also recounted in a historical novel, Battle of the Crater, by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. The Battle Of The Crater, from Lambil & Raoul Cauvin, edited by Dupuis inis a Belgian comic book in the "Bluecoats"-series (Les Tuniques Bleues).

The sixty-third comic book in the series tells how the leading characters Location: Petersburg, Virginia. An excellent read!. Starting this book, I knew the basics of the Battle of the Crater and now I am so glad that I read it.

Even though this is a book of historical fiction, the historical facts of the building of the mine and the battle that followed are there/5.

Jan 18,  · No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, [Richard Slotkin] on capitolchamberartists.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this richly researched and dramatic work of military history, eminent historian Richard Slotkin recounts one of the Civil War’s most pivotal events: the /5(14).

If Earl J. Hess’ Crater book is the best on the Crater, Schmutz comes in a close second, and is probably the best when you consider strictly military capitolchamberartists.comz, like Hess, utilizes a wide variety of sources. The author also covers the First Battle of Deep Bottom early in the book, an added bonus.

Jul 29, The Battle of the Crater book The Union army suffered 4, casualties, turning what came to be known as the Battle of the Crater from a spectacular opportunity to capture Petersburg to an unmitigated disaster.

But there is more to the Battle of the Crater than the ironic contrast of. Jul 06,  · Remembering the Battle of the Crater stands to make a real and lasting contribution to the field of Civil War memory studies." — Anne Marshall, author of Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State "This unique book is not another battle history but tells the story of the Crater's history/5(2).

Joined by Forstchen, Gingrich deconstructs an Union effort that could have ended the war. The Battle of the Crater occurred after Grant maneuvered away from a bloody stalemate at Cold Harbor to attack near Petersburg, Va.

Grant wanted to seize Richmond, the linchpin of the Confederacy. The Crater. PNB. Prelude. After the initial attacks on Petersburg by Union forces ended on June 18, a portion of the IX Corps picket line, built under fire, was established only four hundred feet from Elliot's Salient, part of the main Confederate line.

The Federals decided to construct and explode a mine underneath the salient in an attempt to. Jan 01,  · The Battle of the Crater in near Petersburg, Virginia began when a mine dug beneath Confederate works was exploded to create a breach in their line, followed by an immediate attack of Union forces into the shattered fortifications/5.

The Battle of the Crater is one of the lesser known yet most interesting battles of the Civil War. This book, detailing the onset of brutal trench warfare at Petersburg, Virginia, digs deeply into the military and political background of the battle.

Beginning by tracing the rival armies Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. He is a very interesting historian who has already written a fascinating novel on the Crater battle and an interesting novel on the young Lincoln. His new Crater book looks like it will have a substantial number of pages to address this fascinating battle.

And at least his book will be around $60 cheaper than Schmutz's book. Jul 26,  · On this day inat the Battle of the Crater, the Union’s ingenious attempt to break the Confederate lines at Petersburg, Virginia, by blowing up a tunnel that had been dug under the Rebel.

Jul 29,  · The ultimate failure of the Union attack at the Crater is the result of woeful generalship and poor execution of the original battle plan. Our ongoing research provides the geologic context for the site and it’s clear that the underlying geology played a significant role in the events leading up to and during the Battle of the Crater.

Dec 31,  · ‎New York Times bestselling author of Rocket Boys, Homer Hickam, takes us on a whole-your-breath adventure across the moon in the first of his young adult series, Crater. “Readers will be caught up in Homer Hickam's thrilling novel of life on the moon!”—Donna VanLiere, /5(12). From this propitious beginning, everything deteriorated rapidly for the Union attackers.

Unit after unit charged into and around the crater, where soldiers milled in confusion. The Confederates quickly recovered and launched several counterattacks led by Maj. Gen. William Mahone. The Battle of Coral–Balmoral (12 May – 6 June ) was a series of actions fought during the Vietnam War between the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) and the North Vietnamese 7th Division and Viet Cong Main Force units, 40 kilometres (25 mi) north-east of Saigon.

American Battlefield Trust’s map of the Battle of The Crater. After weeks of preparation, on July 30 the Federals exploded a mine in Burnside’s IX Corps sector beneath Pegram’s Salient, blowing a gap in the Confederate defenses of Petersburg. From this propitious beginning, everything deteriorated rapidly for the Union attackers.

Nov 08,  · Listen to Battle of the Crater: A Novel audiobook by William R. Forstchen, Newt Gingrich. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone.

Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free. The Battle of the Crater, July 30,has gone into the history books as “a stupendous failure.” The Union army suffered four thousand casualties, and wasted a spectacular opportunity to capture Petersburg and end the war before Christmas.

Welcome to those of you reaching us via Wikipedia and Facebook. Check out a summary of the Battle of the Crater below, and be sure to read our Top 7 Best Books on the Battle of the Crater. *** Nam.Jul 17,  · Cold Mountain - Battle of the Crater (Seige of Petersburg) HD BestWarMovies. Loading Unsubscribe from BestWarMovies?

Cancel Unsubscribe. .With The Battle of the Crater, New York Times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen take readers to the center of a nearly forgotten Civil War confrontation, a battle that was filled with controversy and misinterpretation even before the attack capitolchamberartists.comg on years of research, the authors weave a complex narrative interweaving the high aspirations of African American.