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Columbus, Georgia, 1865

The Last True Battle of the Civil War

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Description

In this work, Charles A. Misulia, a lifelong student of the Civil War and expert on the Battle of Columbus, provides a comprehensive study of the Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865, conflict. The struggle occurred in the dark of night, extended over a mile and half through a series of forts and earthworks, and was finally decided in an encounter on a bridge a thousand feet in length. Misulia presents the first complete account of this battle, examining and recounting in depth not only the composition and actions of the contending forces, which numbered some three thousand men on each side, but meticulously detailing the effect of the engagement on the city of Columbus and its environs. As such, this book fills in an important detail in the grand account of our cataclysmic national struggle and also adds a significant chapter to the history of an important regional city. In addition, Misulia bravely takes on the long-vexing question of which encounter should be seen as the last 'battle' of the Civil War and argues persuasively that Columbus, Georgia, qualifies for this distinction on a number of counts.

Author Biography

Charles A. Misulia is a representative of Historical Entertainment, a firm that provides actors, extras, props, locations, and consulting for historically oriented film and television work. He is the author/narrator of Battle of Columbus: Audio Driving Tour and Maps.
Release date Australia
March 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
31 illustrations
Imprint
The University of Alabama Press
Dimensions
155x234x30
ISBN-13
9780817316761
Product ID
3878845

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