Surprise Attack!: Battle of Shiloh (Graphic History)
By Larry Hama
The first significant Civil struggle conflict within the Western theater, Shiloh got here as a scary surprise to either the yank public and people in fingers. On April 6, 1862, accomplice forces staged a shock assault at the Union military encamped alongside the Tennessee River. battling used to be fierce as common supply struggled to carry off the enemy till his reinforcements arrived tomorrow in order that he might 'Whip 'em tomorrow'. notwithstanding approximately pushed into the Tennessee River, the Union military might finally declare victory - gained at an expensive rate. With approximately 24,000 overall casualties in days' combating, 'Bloody Shiloh' served as a take-heed call to the kingdom, saying that the ongoing struggle for the Union will be devastating for either side.
Surprise assault! brings to lifestyles one of many Civil War's bloodiest battles in hugely obtainable image novel structure. it is also 8 pages of authoritative historical past details putting Shiloh in its historic context, detailing the foremost avid gamers, and describing the build-up to the struggling with and its aftermath.