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Yorktown's Civil War siege; drums along the Warwick.


Yorktown's Civil War siege; drums along the Warwick.

Quarstein, John V . and J. Michael Moore.

History Press


192 pages


Civil War sesquicentennial series


This work recounts the first siege of the Civil War, the spring 1862 siege and battle at Yorktown, Virginia, which lasted 29 days. In addition to providing details on the siege, the authors analyze the role of the Yorktown siege in the 1862 Peninsula Campaign and the final battles near Richmond. The book includes b&w historical illustrations and photos, plus a color historical illustration on the front cover. Quarstein is former director of the Virginia War Museum. Moore is curator and registrar for Lee Hall Mansion and Endview Plantation in Newport News, Virginia.

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Date:Oct 1, 2012
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