“The quotations included are very vivid.”
—David Laskin, author of Braving the Elements: The Stormy History of American Weather
“Students of the Civil War will find the book an extremely useful reference work. The tables and additional commentary from widely scattered sources offer indispensable information for anyone interested in military campaigns in Virginia. To have all of this information for the entire war readily available in one place is the single most significant contribution of this work.”
—George C. Rable, President, Society of Civil War Historians
“[Krick is] the greatest secret weapon for Civil War battlefield preservation we’ve ever had.”
—Former New York Representative Robert J. Mrazek
About the Author
Robert K. Krick is the former chief historian of the battlefield park that preserves the sites of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania. He is author of 14 books and more than 100 published articles. Widely regarded as the top historian in modern times on the Army of Northern Virginia and the foremost authority of Chancellorsville, Krick is a popular lecturer and battlefield tour guide. Battlefield preservation is a prime concern for Krick, who has pushed tirelessly for legislation and federal funding for Civil War sites.