By Philip Katcher
On June 27, 1862, with the yank Civil struggle already a 12 months previous, common Robert E. Lee assumed own command of troops engaged in using the Federal military of the Potomac out of Richmond - troops which might henceforth be referred to as the military of Northern Virginia. Philip Katcher explores in soaking up aspect all features of the military, together with infantry, cavalry, artillery, technical and clinical corps, paying specific recognition to gear, guns and uniforms. modern and museum pictures, including the author's professional textual content, mix to color a bright and exact photograph of what existence used to be like for the common accomplice soldier.
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