Tag: battle of glendale

  • The Best Books on the Seven Days and the Peninsula

    Books Focusing on The Peninsula Campaign and the Seven Days On this, the 150th anniversary of the last day of the Seven Days at Malvern Hill, it seemed appropriate to offer up a list of the top books on McClellan’s great effort to reach Richmond and end the war quickly from March-July 1862.  The Peninsula […]

  • 150 Years Ago, June 1862

    150 years ago, June 1862 The campaign season is underway and the armies are on the move.  This June victory seems very close in Washington.  At Seven Pines the Confederates under Gustavus W. Smith continue attacking the isolated II and IV Corps.  Robert E. Lee orders the attacks stopped late in the day. Smith, in […]