ATTACK AT DAYLIGHT AND WHIP THEM: THE BATTLE OF SHILOH APRIL 6-7, 1862

MERTZ (G.)

F054

£10.00

170pp., fully illus.incl.fine maps, P.B. 2019. Johnston’s troops were reeling from setbacks earlier in the year and had decided to reverse their fortunes by taking the fight to the Federals. Johnston planned to attack them at daylight and drive them into the river. A brutal day of fighting ensued, unprecedented in its horror-the devil’s own day, one union officer admitted.