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The battle of Ball"s Bluff.

Joseph Dorst Patch

The battle of Ball"s Bluff.

by Joseph Dorst Patch

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Published by Potomac Press in Leesburg, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ball"s Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Fitzhugh Turner, with an introd. by Virgil Carrington Jones. Photos. from the Library of Congress. Illus. and maps by Marjorie Keen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE472.63 .P3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6244205M
    LC Control Number58004297
    OCLC/WorldCa3175610

      Will have to consider Holien's book on the Battle at Ball's Bluff. I have read "A Little Short of Boats: The Fights at Ball's Bluff and Edwards Ferry-October ,, by James A Morgan III. In fact, was able to talk (type) with James during a online discussion of his book over several wks, covering several Chapters/Wk. Join us for the th Anniversary of the Battle of Ball's Bluff. Events include cannon firing, Civil-War era band concert, a reenactor’s campout during the day. The highlight of the evening will be an illumination with candles along the former cart path in remembrance of the men who died at Ball’s Bluff in October , along with readings of prominent authors about the.

    Get this from a library! The Battle of Ball's Bluff.. [United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War.]. "The Leesburg Affair". The Battle of Ball's Bluff. by William F. Howard. Published by H E Howard. This is part of the Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series. Seller Rating: % positive.

    Buy a cheap copy of Balls Bluff: A Small Battle and Its Long book by Byron Farwell. On Octo , Confederate troops scored what was probably the most complete victory by either side in the Civil War at a place calle Ball's Bluff, Free shipping over $   civil war scholar james morgan discusses the radel of balls bluff that occurred near ash battle of balls bluff that it -- occurred near leesburg. the loss wast largely due to miscommunication between the officers. this was a part of the pamplin national cattle parks symposium. >> are first speaker today is james morgan. james morgan is a lifelong civil war enthusiast and author. his.


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The battle of Ball"s Bluff by Joseph Dorst Patch Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book by Byron Farwell works as a really good introduction and overview of the tragic defeat of Union forces on the Virginia side of the Potomac river at Ball's Bluff on Octo But what this book excells at is explaining the political upheaval after the battle and the injustice done to Brigadier General Charles P.

Stone by the /5(5). Our Battle of Ball's Bluff page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, and recommended books on this important Civil War battle in Virginia.

On the evening of OctoUnion army commander George B. McClellan ordered Gen. Charles Stone to send a scouting party across the Potomac River to identify the positions of. Civil War Books and Authors The Battle of Ball's Bluff is a fascinating account of a footnote in Civil War military history.

Occurring three months to the day after First Manassas Civil War News. About the Author.5/5(4). There is one Theater of Operations Map that worked really well at showing all the locations mentioned in the book (both sides of the Potomac, Washington D.C., Leesburg, Ball's Bluff, Edwards Ferry), nine battle maps showing the action at Ball's Bluff at various times throughout the day of 21 October, and two battle maps for the skirmishing /5(33).

Author: James A. Morgan. Title: The Battle of Ball's Bluff. The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Octowas a simple accident that resulted from a faulty report provided by an inexperienced officer who led a reconnaissance patrol and thought he saw something that was not there.

Northern Virginia Regional Parks Authority’s map of the Battle of Ball’s Bluff. Union forces under Brig. General Charles P. Stone crossed the Potomac at Harrison’s Island looking to attack a suspected Confederate camp near Leesburg, Virginia. A timely Confederate counterattack led by Confederate Brig.

General Nathan “Shanks” Evans drove the Federals over the bluff and into the. 1 - The book's map set is drawn from Ted Ballard's Staff Ride Guide: Battle of Ball's Bluff (U.S. Army Center of Military History, ). 2 - The first edition of Morgan's book was put out by Ironclad Publishing (now defunct) in paperback.

Delve into the disaster at the battles of Ball’s Bluff and Edwards Ferry as author and battlefield guide James Morgan recounts how the battle wrecked a.

The Battle of Ball’s Bluff was a Union debacle that occurred during a period of quiet in the Eastern theater, ensuring it a great deal of publicity. Southerners celebrated it as a follow-up thrashing to First Manassas, while Northerners bemoaned yet another defeat in northern Virginia.

Authors and historians talked about the Battle of Ball's Bluff in Leesburg, Virginia, on Octosix months into the Civil War. They placed the battle in context and discussed the. Charles Pomeroy Stone (Septem – Janu ) was a career United States Army officer, civil engineer, and fought with distinction in the Mexican–American War, earning two brevet promotions for his performance in the conflict.

After resigning and surveying for the Mexican Government, he returned to the U.S. Army to fight in the American Civil War. On October 21st,Union and Confederate forces fought a bloody battle outside of Leesburg, Virginia. The Union defeat that resulted sent shock.

Historian Susannah Ural talked about the legacy of the Union's loss at the October Battle of Ball's Bluff near Leesburg, Virginia. Colonel Edward Dickinson Baker, the only sitting U.S. There is one Theater of Operations Map that worked really well at showing all the locations mentioned in the book (both sides of the Potomac, Washington D.C., Leesburg, Ball's Bluff, Edwards Ferry), nine battle maps showing the action at Ball's Bluff at various times throughout the day of 21 October, and two battle maps for the skirmishing Reviews: Get this from a library.

Battle of Ball's Bluff. [Ted Ballard; Center of Military History,] -- An account of the small raid on a suspected Confederate camp near Leesburg, Virginia, on 20 Octoberwhich turned into a Union military disaster.

The author relied principally on contemporary. Adam Goodheart, author of [ The Civil War Awakening,] talked about the legacy of the Union's loss at the October Battle of Ball's Bluff. Topics included the death of. Bill Howard is a New York–based author and historian who has published numerous books and articles about military and social history.

He graduated from Manhattanville College (BA, ) with a degree in American studies and was a Herbert H. Lehman Fellow at the University at Albany Graduate School of Public Affairs (MA, ).ISBN: guides such as this one on the Battle of Ball's Bluff, Virginia.

This account is drawn principally from contemporaty after action rep otis and from the sworn testimony of participants before the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, a congressional entity created to investigate the Union defeats at First Bull Run and Ball's Bluff.

Debacle at Balls Bluff: The Battle that Changed the War (Lecture) Book Talk- A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff and Edwards Ferry - Duration. The Battle of Balls Bluff Octo By Bob O'Connor Pat Mountain and Jim Anderson discuss the significance of the Battle of Ball’s Bluff which took place near Leesburg, Virginia in the fall of.

Ball's Bluff is a hex-based, chit-pull system game using company sized units. It features low complexity rules and low counter density - pieces. The map has been drawn by famed Civil War map creator, Rick Barber and covers the area immediately surrounding Ball's Bluff. The action represented covers only the heavy fighting which took place.

The purpose of a Ball's Bluff staff ride is to learn from the past by analyzing the battle through the eyes of the men who were there, both leaders and rank-and-file soldiers.

The battle contains many lessons in command and control, communications, intelligence, weapons technology versus tactics, and the ever-present confusion, or "fog," of : Estonishing.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Patch, Joseph Dorst, Battle of Ball's Bluff. Leesburg, Va., Potomac Press [] (OCoLC)