Archer Jones, Confederate Strategy From Shiloh to Vicksburg, 1st ed.


Classic Military Analysis of the Western Confederacy

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With Confederate Strategy From Shiloh to Vicksburg Archer Jones engages in a fine grand strategic analysis of Confederate war aims in the west. Jones examines not only generals in the field, like Sidney Johnston, Beauregard, and Joseph Johnston, but also the decisions of Jefferson Davis and his war secretaries Randolph and Seddon.

“One of the best Civil War books I have seen…a highly original piece of work.” – T. Harry Williams.

Minor shelf wear; signed by previous owner; dust jacket lightly gouged at spine, but otherwise excellent. Rather scarce in first edition.

Jones, Archer. CONFEDERATE STRATEGY FROM SHILOH TO VICKSBURG. Baton Rouge: (1961). 1st edition., 258p., maps.