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Katcher, Philip R. N.

Overview
Works: 110 works in 518 publications in 4 languages and 10,167 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Chronologies  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Sources  Personal narratives  Military history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: UC483, 355.140973
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Most widely held works by Philip R. N Katcher
American Civil War armies (1) : Confederate artillery, cavalry and infantry by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

83 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first of five volumes examining American Civil War armies, Philip Katcher profiles the uniforms issued by the national Confederate government to its artillery, cavalry and infantry troops
The Civil War source book by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 991 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( )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 937 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 held by 404 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 359 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 Civil War day by day by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 330 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 army of Robert E. Lee by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 327 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 American Indian Wars, 1860-1890 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American war, 1812-1814 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and French and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 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 )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 297 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
Armies of the Vietnam War, 1962-75 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnamkrigen. Beskrivelse af de amerikanske enheder samt nord- og sydvietnamesiske enheder, der deltog i Vietnamkrigen, herunder uniformer, udrustning og militære grader
The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Army of the Potomac by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For General George B. McClellan, the dejected Union troops who poured into Washington fresh from defeat at Bull Run on Monday 22 July, 1861, were to provide the raw material which he would train, equip, organise and ultimately transform from a mere mob into an effective fighting force. In October 1861 the Army of the Potomac officially came into being. This entertaining volume from the same team of author Philip Katcher and artist Michael Youens who produced Men-at-Arms 37 The Army of Northern Virginia, explores how this transition came about, with a particular emphasis on weapons, uniforms
US cavalry on the plains 1850-90 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 249 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
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 220 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
The U.S. Army, 1890-1920 by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the US Army from 1890 to 1920. The Spanish-American War, China, Mexico and World War I are all covered, and uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail
Civil war uniforms : a photo guide by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 179 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 )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 166 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
Lincoln's unsung heroes by Philip R. N Katcher( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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The Civil War source bookThe Army of Northern VirginiaGreat gambles of the Civil WarThe Civil War day by dayThe American Indian Wars, 1860-1890The American war, 1812-1814The U.S. army, 1941-45Armies of the Vietnam War, 1962-75