Wheeler, Richard 1922-
Most widely held works about Richard Wheeler
Most widely held works by Richard Wheeler
Witness to Gettysburg by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Uses the words of participants and witnesses to describe the Civil War's Battle of Gettysburg.
Sword over Richmond : an eyewitness history of McClellan's peninsula campaign by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
"Told largely in the words of participants and observers, both civilian and military, this book is an account of the events that followed George B. McClellan's appointment as commander of the Army of the Potomac in the aftermath of the disastrous Union defeat at Bull Run during the summer of 1861."--[Book jacket]
Voices of 1776 by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Eyewitness accounts bring to life the turbulent events of the American Revolution from Paul Revere's ride to the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.
Voices of the Civil War by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
This illustrated volume brings together eyewitness accounts by the men and women who observed the struggle first-hand, from the opening shots at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox.
Witness to Appomattox by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
This account, utilizing eyewtiness narratives, of the final days of the Civil War begins in early 1865 with the crumbling of Conferedate defenses at Richmond and Petersburg, then focuses on Lee's encirclement, his negotiations with Grant at Appomattox Court House, and his ultimate surrender.
Iwo by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
An account of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, told from the perspective of both the American Marines who invaded the island and the Japanese defensive force.
Sherman's march by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
General William Tecumseh Sherman is known as the man who said "war is hell" and who waged it so fiercely as to leave a permanent scar on the Southern psyche. But Civil War historian Richard Wheeler offers a new view of Sherman, as a man of compassion as well as conviction, a military leader who was ahead of his time in understanding that the destruction of supplies and property--the means to wage war₇was as important as meeting and destroying enemy armies.
A special valor : the U.S. Marines and the Pacific war by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Lee's terrible swift sword : from Antietam to Chancellorsville : an eyewitness history by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
The siege of Vicksburg by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
A rising thunder : from Lincoln's election to the Battle of Bull Run : an eyewitness history by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
In this book Wheeler describes the tumultuous events that preceded and led up to the outbreak of the war, beginning before Lincoln's election. He follows the conflict of words among abolitionists, those who would preserve the Union at all costs, and the defenders of slavery and states' rights; the confused jockeying of the political parties in the months before the 1860 election to find the most suitable candidates and platforms for them to run on; and, of course, the.
On fields of fury : from the wilderness to the crater, an eyewitness history by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
In pirate waters by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
We knew Stonewall Jackson by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
A biography of the great Civil War general which includes many accounts by people who knew him.
We knew William Tecumseh Sherman by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The bloody battle for Suribachi by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1994 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
First-hand account of the five-day struggle to capture the Mount by forty-six men of 3rd Platoon, 28th Marines and raise the first flag over Iwo Jima.
Gettysburg 1863 : campaign of endless echoes by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Iwo by Richard Wheeler ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Witness to Gettysburg by Richard Wheeler ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
"Wheeler brings the bloodiest, most crucial battle of the Civil War to life in on-the-spot eyewitness accounts. From the courageous fighting soldiers to the frightened men and women who watched the conflict rage through their hometowns, from the reporters riding with the regiments to the children excited by the drama - all their accounts blend together to create a vivid tapestry of war." -- website.
Witness to Appomattox by Richard Wheeler ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
"The breakthrough at Petersburg, the evacuation of Richmond and the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865: what was it like to witness these events as they happened? This book weaves eyewitness reports into a narrative that allows us to hear the news as it breaks with the same urgency and headlong rush that contemporaries experienced." -- website.
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