Books by Richard Wheeler

Released: Sept. 3, 1999

GETTYSBURG 1863Campaign of Endless EchoesWheeler, Richard Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"A valuable addition to Civil War literature, both scholarly and popular. (120 photos)"
Whitman once said that the real history of the Civil War would never be written. Read full book review >
Released: June 6, 1992

"An important chapter in the Civil War, seen through the participants' own graphic and powerful testimony. (Twenty-five maps and 108 b&w illustrations—not seen.)"
This latest in Wheeler's long line of Civil War and WW II ``eyewitness histories'' (On Fields of Fury, 1991, etc.) follows the Union and Confederate forces in the East between September 1862 and May 1863, a time during which Robert E. Lee became renowned as one of the most brilliant commanders ever produced by America. ``Heroes of many defeats, we are not inclined to give gratuitous confidence to anyone,'' wrote a captain in the Federal Army of the Potomac to his mother. Read full book review >
Released: April 19, 1989

A vivid chronicle of the final weeks of the Civil War, companion volume to Wheeler's Witness to Gettysburg (1987, not reviewed) and woven of contemporary eyewitness accounts and the author's narrative. Read full book review >