PDF/EPUB In the Lions Mouth

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Summary In the Lions Mouth ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ Derek Smith Spellbinding account of the Confederates' retreat after their crushing defeat at the Battle of Nashville in December 1864 The 12 da. Few books cover the aftermath of a battle but Nashville is worthy of the treatment The account here is readable and fair but hurt only by a puzzling lack of maps

Summary In the Lions Mouth

In the Lions Mouth

Summary In the Lions Mouth ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ Derek Smith S such as Nathan Bedford Forrest and John Bell Hood Colorfully written with a focus on the human element in this military catastrop. This was a nice narrative of the fighting near Nashville but I found the shortage of maps to be very frustrating I appreciate the fact that the publisher was trying to save money by using Library of Congress and West Point images but a few maps would have been a lot useful than a portrait of every officer in the campaign In fact the book includes photos of officers who were totally peripheral to the story at times when even a sketchy map would have been a huge help If you are not intimately familiar with the geography of Tennessee and parts south and east I recommend finding a map book to keep by you while you readThat said the author did what I thought was a careful job of balancing history with opinion but it s clear that he saw Hood as having botched the campaign and that is uite justified by the resultsOne short speculative chapter didn t work uite as well Granted if Thomas had been able to catch and destroy the remnants of Hood s force on the way south it would have ended some of the fighting sooner in the west but those surviving remnants made little difference in the rest of the war Speculating that Lee would have given up before leaving Petersburg is just that an came across as unsupported

Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ Derek Smith

Summary In the Lions Mouth ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ Derek Smith Y 100 mile retreat took place during one of the worst winters on record with Union forces in hot pursuit Features notable commander. This is an excellent overview of Hood s retreat from Nashville but I would like to have seen maps in the book Thankfully I read this on a digital device with a second monitor that I used to search terms geographic locations maps names of parties involved etc


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    PDF/EPUB In the Lions Mouth Few books cover the aftermath of a battle but Nashville is worthy of the treatment The account here is readable and fair but hurt only

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    PDF/EPUB In the Lions Mouth Derek Smith õ 0 review Summary In the Lions Mouth This is an excellent overview of Hood's retreat from Nashville but I would like to have seen maps in the book Thankfully I read this on a digital device with a second monitor that I used to search terms geographic locations maps names of parties involved etc

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    Summary In the Lions Mouth Derek Smith õ 0 review PDF/EPUB In the Lions Mouth This was a nice narrative of the fighting near Nashville but I found the shortage of maps to be very frustrating I appreciate the fact that the publisher was trying to save money by using Library of Congress and West Point images but a few maps would have been a lot useful than a portrait of every officer in the campaign In fact the book includes photos of officers who were totally peripheral to the story at times when even a sket

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    Summary In the Lions Mouth PDF/EPUB In the Lions Mouth Derek Smith õ 0 review This book is a well balanced scholarly treatment of Confederate General John B Hood's Tennessee campaign In The Lion's Mouth is different from other accounts by concentrating on the retreat following Hood's defeat at Nashville and the Federal pursuit of his army Smith obviously admires Forrest and Thomas and while sympathetic to Hood doesn't

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    PDF/EPUB In the Lions Mouth Derek Smith õ 0 review Summary In the Lions Mouth Great bookA serious study on the bravery of the army of Tennessee during its retreat through war torn Tennessee after the horror of the battle of Nashville Recommended for any serious student of the war in the western theater

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  • Paperback
  • 339
  • In the Lions Mouth
  • Derek Smith
  • English
  • 01 May 2020
  • 9780811710596