In time for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862), author Laurence H. Freiheit has written the definitive study of cavalry actions, Union and Confederate, before, during, and after the battle. This massive study, the product of years of research and topographical analysis, will surely be the authoritative scholarly resource on this aspect of the Civil War for years to come.
Mr. Freiheit's interest in the Civil War began when he moved from Washington, DC, to Ashburn (formerly Farmwell), VA. After retiring from employment with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2000, he decided to continue his education by pursuing a master's degree in Civil War studies. The nucleus of Boots and Saddles: Cavalry During the Maryland Campaign of September 1862 was a paper he wrote for a graduate history class in 2006.
Painstakingly researched in primary and secondary sources and thoroughly documented and annotated, Boots and Saddles: Cavalry During the Maryland Campaign of September 1862 is a 594-page hardcover book, with over 200 maps, photographs, and illustrations. Included is a driving tour written by Craig Swain, with modern maps and GPS coordinates.Chapter titles:
Boots and Saddles: Cavalry During the Maryland Campaign of September 1862, Second Edition (ISBN: 978-1-929919-48-2), published by Camp Pope Publishing, 8 ½ x 11" hardcover, illustrations, bibliography, and index. 594 pages. $39.50.
For a signed copy, order directly from the author. Send $39.50, check or money order, plus $7.00 Media Mail or $12.00 for Priority to Laurence H. Freiheit, PO Box 613, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.
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