The definitive travel reference for America's most famous, and hallowed, Civil War battle sites. Contains thorough listings of all major sites, including historical background information, full-color photographs throughout, special features on military and civic leaders, a glossary of Civil War terminology, directions to hard-to-find locations, and helpful listings of restuarants, lodgings, shopping, tours, and special events. Hardcover, 444 pages.
The 18 tours in this book cover all the significant Civil War sites in both Virginia and West Virginia. While the better known sites are covered (Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Richmond, Petersburg, both Bull Run battles, Appomattox, etc), Johnson also covers lesser-known events (Saltville, Mine Run, Chantilly, etc). By Clint Johnson. Paperback, 407 pages.
Hollywood Cemetary: A Tour, by James E. DuPriest, Jr. History, art and landscape architecture all come together in the magnificent setting of Hollywood Cemetery, perched on the bluffs high above the James River in Richmond, Virginia. Nowhere in America will one find so many prominent 19th Century personalities as those that rest at Hollywood. (28 pages, 8.5 x 6.75, Paperback)
In the Footsteps of Robert E. Lee, by Clint Johnson. This is your guide to the major Lee sites in Virginia and West Virginia and lesser known sites in distant states. Taken together, they will let you - as far as possible - stand where General Lee stood and see what he saw. (186 pages, 8 x 5.5, Paperback)
Appomattox County, by Patrick A. Schroeder and Scott Frantel. Appomattox County, formed in 1845 and named after the nearby river, was originally best known for growing tobacco. However, that dramatically changed in 1865 when Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at the McLean House. In the 1930s, efforts began to commemorate Civil War events, and a national park was created. Boasting a unique history abundant with churches, notable citizens, and special events, this photograph collection shows the diverse and memorable history of Appomattox.