Trench Warfare Under Grant & Lee

  • by Earl Hess
  • Narrated by Fleet Cooper
  • 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the study of field fortifications in the Civil War that began with Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War, Hess turns to the 1864 Overland campaign to cover battles from the Wilderness to Cold Harbor. Drawing on meticulous research in primary sources and careful examination of trench remnants at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Cold Harbor, and Bermuda Hundred, Hess describes Union and Confederate earthworks and how Grant and Lee used them in this new era of field entrenchments.


What the Critics Say

"Both compelling and refreshing....Something new for the serious enthusiast." (Civil War Times)
"Hess tells the story with clarity and tactical detail." (Blue & Gray)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-24-2009
  • Publisher: Audible Studios