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Katcher, Philip R. N.

Overview
Works: 101 works in 470 publications in 3 languages and 10,241 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Chronologies  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Sources 
Roles: Author
Classifications: UC483, 973.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip R. N Katcher
The Civil War source book by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a single-volume reference source on the armies, battles, weapons and leaders of America's Civil War
The Army of Northern Virginia by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia was one of the greatest fighting formations in history: a combination of an outstanding commander and an excellent fighting force
Encyclopedia of British, provincial, and German army units, 1775-1783 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of each army unit which fought with the British forces in the American Revolutionary War. Each entry includes the date the regiment was formed, its service during the war, and a listing of the unit's colonel, commander, and lieutenant colonel
Great gambles of the Civil War by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war, every decision is a matter of life and death: take a gamble and you may succeed gloriously ... or fail disastrously. And, no conflict illustrates this better than America's Civil War, which was littered with cavalier actions by individual officers and entire units. These 13 dramatic "throws of the dice" show how all levels of command seized upon desperate chance in hopes of victory. Included are battles at Manassas, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Lexington, and Yorktown
The American Indian Wars, 1860-1890 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The army of Robert E. Lee by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy a unique, insightful look at Lee's close-knit force itselfits remarkable qualities, powerful tactics, and high morale. Dissect each level of the Army and all its component partsinfantry, artillery, and cavalry; the myriad support arms including engineers, medics, and signalers; even bands, chaplains, and others. A comprehensive study of the unit composition of the force, a chronology of the action it saw, and detailed orders of the battle complete this excellent addition sourcebook
The Civil War day by day by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronological, month-by-month guide to the major battles and campaigns of the Civil War, from 1861 through 1865, with information on events leading up to the war, profiles of commanders and other notable people, maps, photographs, and illustrations
The American war, 1812-1814 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American soldier : U.S. armies in uniform, 1755 to the present by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the uniforms worn by the United States Army from colonial times to the present day
The U.S. army, 1941-45 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the time of the Second World War, the United States Army took an unusual approach, for the period, towards the design of its uniforms. Rather than attempt to find an all-purpose outfit, such as the British battledress, it attempted to design special-purpose dress for every possible duty, from combat in cold climates to dress parades in hot ones. Here Philip Katcher provides an extensive examination of the many different types of uniform and equipment which saw service during the conflict
The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

US cavalry on the plains 1850-90 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unrivalled source of information on the history, organization, appearance, and equipment of the United States cavalry on the Plains during the last half of the nineteenth century
Army of the Potomac by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 27 June, 1862, with the American Civil War already a year old, General Robert E. Lee assumed personal command of troops engaged in driving the Federal Army of the Potomac out of Richmond - troops which would henceforth be known as The Army of Northern Virginia.Philip Katcher explores in absorbing detail all aspects of the army, including infantry, cavalry, artillery, technical and medical corps, paying particular attention to equipment, weapons and uniforms. Contemporary and museum photographs, together with the author's expert text, combine to a paint a vivid and accurate picture of w
Confederate cavalrymen of the Civil War by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily life and combat experiences of the Confederate artillery soldiers of the Civil War
Lethal glory : dramatic defeats of the Civil War by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen battles of the Civil War which were heavy in losses and catastrophic for the winners as well as the losers
Civil war uniforms : a photo guide by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial look at the uniforms worn in the Civil War, which told of the shortage of supplies during that time
The American Civil War source book by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a single-volume reference source on the armies, battles, weapons and leaders of America's Civil War."--Jacket
The U.S. Army, 1890-1920 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; The Spanish-American War; China and Mexico; World War I; Dress; Orders of Battle; Select Bibliography; The Plates; Related Titles; Imprint
 
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The Civil War source book
Alternative Names
Katcher, Philip.

Katcher, Philip 1941-

Katcher, Philip Rayall Nibley.

Katcher, Philip Rayall Nibley 1941-

Кэтчер, Ф.

キャッチャー, フィリップ

Languages
English (185)

Spanish (3)

Russian (1)

Covers
The Army of Northern VirginiaGreat gambles of the Civil WarThe American Indian Wars, 1860-1890The Civil War day by dayThe American war, 1812-1814The U.S. army, 1941-45The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848US cavalry on the plains 1850-90