Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864

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Index
Abatis, 2, 50, 94, 197, 266, 319, 334
Abbott, Henry, 91, 187, 235, 330
Abert, John J., 13
Alabama units
—infantry
4th, 210, 229
8th, 85, 195
10th, 236
44th, 211
Alexander, Barton S., 108–9, 127
Alexander, Edward Porter, 86, 155, 161, 166, 183, 185, 95, 234–35
Allis, C. M., 206–7
Anderson, George B., 149
Anderson, Hiram, Jr., 203–4
Anderson, Richard H., 177
Andrews, William S., 65
Antietam: sunken road and field fortifications at battle of, xvi, xviii, 146– 49, 223, 309
Archer, James J., 136
Armistead, Lewis A., 210
Army of Northern Virginia, 19, 21–24, 130, 170–71; Barksdale's Mississippi Brigade, 157; Kershaw's South Carolina Brigade, 159; Rodes's Alabama Brigade, 23, 37, 110, 145, 149; Wilcox's Alabama Brigade, 159
Army of the Potomac, 13–15, 69, 139; Irish Brigade, 15; Volunteer Engineer Brigade, 15, 70, 108
Atlanta: defenses of, 24
Atlantic Coastal Plain, 25–26, 70–71
Bailey, Thomas, 224, 233
Baker, Edward O., 44
Ball's Bluff, battle of, 28, 43–44
Banks, Nathaniel P., 119–38
Banquettes (fire steps), 35–36, 54, 334
Barnard, John Gross, 14, 37–39, 77, 82, 91, 103, 105, 108, 127, 138–39, 241, 315, 318, 320–22, 329
Barry, William F., 88–89, 317
Barton, Seth M., 301–2
Beatty, John, 50
Beauregard, P. G. T., 17, 21–22, 31–33, 248, 250, 253, 255, 259, 261, 272, 286
Bellard, Alfred, 128, 138
Belo, Alfred H., 212
Benham, Henry W., 15, 244–47
Benjamin, Judah P., 18
Benning, Henry L., 149, 205
Berm, 10, 334
Berry, Hiram G., 180
Big Bethel: field fortifications at battle of, xvi, 28–31, 345 (n. 2) Big Sewell Mountain: field fortifications at, 53, 57
Blackford, Lancelot M., 196
Blackington, Lyman, 120
Bladensburg, battle of, 13
Blockhouses, 51, 205, 300, 334
Blount's Mill: skirmish at, 206–7
Blue Ridge, 26
Bombproofs, 253, 256–57
Boswell, James K., 166–67
Bowen, George D., 296
Bowen, Roland E., 228–29
Brady, James, 220
Brainerd, Wesley, 157, 315
Branch, Lawrence O'Bryan, 136
Breastworks, 181, 226, 228, 236, 332– 33, 335, 375 (n. 30)

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations viii
  • Maps x
  • Preface xi
  • 1: Engineering War 1
  • 2: On to Richmond 28
  • 3: Western Virginia and Eastern North Carolina 47
  • 4: The Peninsula 67
  • 5: From Seven Pines to the Seven Days 96
  • 6: Second Manassas, Antietam, and the Maryland Campaign 130
  • 7: Fredericksburg 154
  • 8: Chancellorsville 174
  • 9: Goldsborough, New Bern, Washington, and Suffolk 200
  • 10: Gettysburg and Lee's Pennsylvania Campaign 215
  • 11: Charleston 241
  • 12: The Reduction of Battery Wagner 259
  • 13: From Bristoe Station to the Fall of Plymouth 289
  • Conclusion 308
  • Appendix 1 - The Design and Construction of Field Fortifications at Yorktown 315
  • Appendix 2 - Preserving the Field Fortifications at Gettysburg 331
  • Glossary 333
  • Notes 341
  • Bibliography 393
  • Index 417
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