The Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South

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The battle of Belmont was the first battle in the western theater of the Civil War and, more importantly, the first battle of the war fought by Ulysses S. Grant. The battle cost some twenty percent of Grant's troops, but as a result of this engagement he became known as an audacious fighting general. Nathaniel Hughes provides the only full-length tactical study of the battle that catapulted Grant into prominence. Throughout the narrative, Hughes draws sketches of the lives and fates of individual soldiers who fought on both ...

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The Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South
2008, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807858967

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Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South
1991, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807819685

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