Table of Contents

Authorís Preface, Revised Edition

Acknowledgments

Foreword (original edition) by Edwin C. Bearss

New Foreword by George E. Tabb, Jr.

Introduction: Then and Now

Chapter 1: All Quiet Along the Potomac

Chapter 2: A Slight Demonstration

Chapter 3: At the First Symptom of Light

Chapter 4: None Too Good to Die In

Chapter 5: A Little Short of Boats

Chapter 6: With the Steady Tread of Veterans

Chapter 7: No Lizards Ever got Closer to the Ground Than we Did

Chapter 8: Where All was Lost Excepting Honor

Epilogue: Success to the Right

Appendix 1: Ballís Bluff and Edwards Ferry: Annotated Order Of Battle (October 21-22, 1861)

Appendix 2: Lieutenant Church Howe

Appendix 3: Lieutenant Francis G. Young

Appendix 4: The Death of Colonel Baker

Appendix 5: The Memorials

Appendix 6: Why Was There a Battle at Ballís Bluff?

Appendix 7: A Walking Tour of the Ballís Bluff Battlefield

Bibliography

Index

Maps

Captain Caspar Crowninshieldís Plan of Battle Map

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 8:00 a.m.

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 3:00 p.m.

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Edwards Ferry, October 21, 1861: 6:00 p.m.

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

New York Times Map of Ballís Bluff, published October 31, 1861

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Edwards Ferry, October 22, 1861: 5:00 p.m.

Illustrations appear throughout the book for the convenience of the reader