Burnside'S Bridge : The Climactic Struggle of the 2nd and 20th Georgia at Antietam Creek Paperback / softback
Before the heroic stand of the 20th Maine at Little Round Top, the 2nd and 20th Georgia infantries, led by Brig.
Gen. Robert Toombs, held off a veritable Yankee juggernaut and triumphed at Burnside's Bridge on Antietam Creek in 1862.
This detailed account profiles the troops whose last stand helped prevent the destruction of the Army of Northern Virginia, providing Robert E.
Lee with yet another chance for a northern invasion. This is the first thoroughly researched study of the struggle for Burnside Bridge.
Phillip Thomas Tucker puts forward a new perspective on Robert Toomb's role in the Army of North Virginia and presents a fascinating and comprehensive account of the battle. About the Author Phillip Thomas Tucker is the author or editor of more than 20 books on the Civil War and African American, women's, and Irish history.
He is a United States Air Force historian at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, DC.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 256 pages, 5 maps
- Publisher: Stackpole Books
- Publication Date: 20/07/2011
- Category: American Civil War
- ISBN: 9780811728164
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