A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is an award-winning, non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during 1864 to the end of the war in 1865.
A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is an award-winning, non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilogy that includes Mr. Lincoln's Army (1951) and Glory Road (1952).
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A Stillness at Appomattox book. Mr. Catton has combined historical accuracy with poetic. As a storyteller, Catton makes particularly his own the weariness of the men. They hiked rough country blindly at night, during the day launched and repelled savage assaults, all for an entire Somme-like month-May to early June 1864-at the end of which everyone who hadn’t been shot was mad or nearly so with shell-shocked fatigue.
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Some of the men could sit up, and empty ammunition boxes were supplied for them to sit on, so that sometimes six or ten could ride in one wagon. It was quickly discovered that men took up less room if they lay on their sides than they required when they lay on their backs, so the leg cases were grouped accordingly: if each man in an ambulance had lost his right leg, each man could lie on his left side-for however many terrible hours the trip might last-and they could.
In this final volume of the Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton, America's foremost Civil War historian, takes the reader through the battles of the Wilderness, the Bloody Angle, Cold Harbot, the Crater, and on through the horrible months to one moment at Appomattox. Grant, Meade, Sheridan, and Lee vividly come to life in all their failings and triumphs.
A Stillness at Appomattox" won the National Book Award in 1954 for distinguished non-fiction history literature. The citation of the award reads:::"Mr. Catton has combined historical accuracy with poetic insight to present the story of the Army of the Potomac in the final year of the Civil War.
A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is an award-winning, non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton
A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is an award-winning, non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilo. Charles Bruce Catton was an American historian and journalist, known best for his books concerning the American Civil War. Known as a narrative historian, Catton specialized in popular history, featuring interesting characters and historical vignettes, in addition to the basic facts, dates, and analyses.
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A stillness at Appomattox. by. Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.