The Battles of Ball’s Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21-22, 1861
James A. Morgan III
Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: July 2011
6x9, 20 illustrations, 10 maps, 7 appendices, footnotes, index, biblio, d.j.
“[P]erhaps a small demonstration on your part would have the effect to move them,” wrote Army of the Potomac commander Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan to Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone on October 20, 1861. This simple telegram triggered a “demonstration” by General Stone that same afternoon that evolved into the bloody subject of James Morgan’s A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball’s Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 1861. Read More...