Tupelo to Stones River
By James Street Jr. and the Editors of Time Life Books. Published by Time Life Books, Alexandria, Va., 1985. Hardcover with embossed gray leatherette cover with full color illustration of the Civil War battle of Stones River, Tenn. Also has a U.S. and C.S. belt plate, stars, crossed cannons, swords and cannon balls with the title of the book printed in blue. The title is also printed in blue on the spine. Large 9 x 11 size, 176 pages, index, maps, profusely illustrated. Brand new condition.
The Cover: Federal troops supported by cannon fire surge across Stones River in pursuit of retreating Confederates on January 2, 1863. The intense fighting near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, climaxed a Confederate campaign to drive the Union army from Kentucky and central Tennessee, an effort that ended in frustration.