Tag: peninsula campaign

  • Peninsula Campaign Animated Map

    Very nice animated map of the Peninsula Campaign in 1862. If you’d like a short and concise campaign summary, check it out—it’s well done.

  • From the Engineer Depot – A Civil War Mulberry

    With McClellan’s grand campaign design complete it was time to move up the Virginia peninsula from Fort Monroe towards the Confederate capital of Richmond. After a climactic battle there the rebellion would be crushed. The introduction of a large Army and the logistical means required to support it from the water required careful planning. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • Civil War Talk Radio: April 18, 2008

    Air Date: 041808 Subject: Civil War Medicine Book: Well Satisfied with My Position: The Civil War Journal of Spencer Bonsall & Civil War Pharmacy: A History of Drugs, Drug Supply and Provision, and Therapeutics for the Union and Confederacy Guest: Michael A. Flannery Summary: Professor Michael A. Flannery from the University of Alabama at Birmingham […]

  • Review In Brief: The Battle of Hanover Court House by Michael C. Hardy

    Books on the Peninsula Campaign The Battle of Hanover Court House: Turning Point of the Peninsula Campaign, May 27, 1862. Michael C. Hardy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & company, Inc., Publishers, 2006. 205 pp. 13 maps. The Battle of Hanover Court House finally gets its own book in this McFarland offering of author Michael Hardy. As […]

  • CRISIS Strategic Wargaming System

    Operational scale Civil War wargames for the PC are about as rare as you can get. CRISIS, a game system designed by Dutch Owen in the 1990s, is probably as close as you can get. The URL is: http://museum.sysun.com/crisis/index.html Although the game appears primitive at first glance (note the early 1990s graphics!) and the interface […]