Savas Beatie
Savas Beatie is synonymous with high quality and outstanding original military and general history books from ancient Rome to yesterday. Established in 2004, it has grown to become America’s leading Civil War publisher, with every book in its catalogue also available in ebook format. While the publishing world has changed since its founding, Savas Beatie’s mission has remained the same: to produce quality books you will be proud to read, own, and keep for a lifetime.
To Hell or Richmond Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215236
Pub Date: 10 May 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 10 maps, 150 images
Description:
In the spring of 1862, George McClellan and his massive army were slowly making their way up the Virginia Peninsula. Their goal: capture the Confederate capital and end the rebellion. “To Hell or Richmond” one Federal artillery unit vowed, sewing the words onto their flag.
"No One Wants to be the Last to Die" Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781611216165
Pub Date: 10 May 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 70 images, 20 maps
Description:
This groundbreaking study chronicles the final battles in Virginia including Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House in April 1865. Author Chris Calkins, who recently retired as Chief of Interpretation at Petersburg National Battlefield, is widely recognized as the war’s foremost authority on Appomattox.No One Wants to be the Last to Die: The Battles of Appomattox, April 8-9, 1865 leads readers westward from the fall of Petersburg and Richmond through the final battles at Dinwiddie Court House, Five Forks, Sutherland Station, Namozine Church, Amelia Springs, High Bridge, Sailor’s Creek, Cumberland Church, and finally, Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House.
Stay and Fight it Out Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611213317
Pub Date: 08 May 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 10 maps, 150 images
Description:
July 1, 1863, had gone poorly for the Union army’s XI Corps. Shattered in battle north of the Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg, the battered and embarrassed unit ended the day hunkered at the crest of a cemetery-topped hill south of the village. Reinforcements fortified the position, which extended eastward to include another key piece of high ground, Culp’s Hill.
Union General Daniel Butterfield Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611217001
Pub Date: 25 Apr 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 30 images, 13 maps
Description:
Dan Butterfield played a pivotal role during the Civil War. He led troops in the field at the brigade, division, and corps level, wrote the 1862 Army field manual, composed “Taps,” and served as the chief of staff for Joe Hooker in the Army of the Potomac. He introduced a custom that remains in the U.
Unforgettables Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 228
ISBN: 9781611216653
Pub Date: 31 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 40 images
Description:
Personalities. Characters. History.
All That Can Be Expected Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216868
Pub Date: 27 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Revolutionary War Series
Illustrations: 75 images, 5 maps
Description:
“They have done all that can be expected of them; we are outnumbered and outflanked,” so described Lt. Col. Benjamin Ford of the desperate situation for his Marylanders at Camden on August 16, 1780.
The Battle of Dranesville Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611216936
Pub Date: 27 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 50 images, 6 maps
Description:
After the guns of Manassas fell silent, the opposing armies grappled for position wondering what would come next. Popular history has us believe that daily briefings reported something along the lines of “All quiet along the Potomac.” Reality was altogether different.
Race to the Potomac Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611217025
Pub Date: 26 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 75 images, 10 maps
Description:
Even before the guns fell silent at Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee was preparing for the arduous task of getting his defeated army back safely into Virginia. It was an enormous, complex, and exceedingly dangerous undertaking, told here in exciting fashion by Bradley M.
War in the Western Theater Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611215960
Pub Date: 25 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Anniversary Series
Illustrations: 100 images, 10 maps
Description:
Often relegated to a backseat by action in the Eastern Theater, the Western Theater is actually where the Federal armies won the Civil War. In the West, General Ulysses S. Grant strung together a series of victories that ultimately led him to oversee Robert E.
James Longstreet and the American Civil War Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611217049
Pub Date: 20 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 10 images, 10 maps
Description:
The American Civil War is often called the first “modern war.” Sandwiched between the Napoleonic Wars and World War I, it spawned a host of “firsts” and is considered a precursor to the larger and more deadly 20th century wars. Confederate Gen.
The Civil War Memoirs of Captain William J. Seymour Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611214642
Pub Date: 10 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Description:
Like many other soldiers who fought in the Civil War, New Orleans newspaper editor William J. Seymour left behind an account of his wartime experiences. It is the only memoir by any field or staff officer of the famous 1st Louisiana Brigade (Hays’ Brigade) in the Army of Northern Virginia.
Thunder in the Harbor Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781611215939
Pub Date: 10 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 50 images, 3 maps
Description:
Fort Sumter. Charleston. April 1861.
The Boy Generals Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781611216172
Pub Date: 10 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 35 images, 15 maps
Description:
The second installment of Al Ovies’ The Boy Generals trilogy, George Custer, Wesley Merritt and the Cavalry of the Army of the Potomac, from the Gettysburg Retreat through the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864, encompasses a period jammed with tumultuous events for the cavalry on and off the battlefield and a significant change of command at the top.Once below the Potomac River, the Union troopers raced down the east side of the Blue Ridge Mountains but were unable to prevent General Lee’s wounded Army of Northern Virginia from reaching Culpeper. The balance of the 1863 was a series of maneuvers, raids, and fighting that witnessed the near-destruction of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade at Buckland Mills and the indecisive and frustrating efforts of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run campaigns.
Outwitting Forrest Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216707
Pub Date: 10 Mar 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Savas Beatie Battles & Leaders Series
Illustrations: 20 images, 12 maps
Description:
Few students of the Civil War know that legendary historian Edwin C. Bearss produced a classic study on the little-known but significant Tupelo Campaign. The fighting in Mississippi has been overshadowed by Nathan Bedford Forrest’s more spectacular victory at Brice’s Crossroads a month earlier.
Washington’s Marines Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9781611216264
Pub Date: 27 Feb 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 40 images, 10 maps
Description:
The fighting prowess of United States Marines is second to none, but few know of the Corps’ humble beginnings and what it achieved during the early years of the American Revolution. That oversight is fully rectified by Jason Bohm’s eye-opening Washington’s Marines: The Origins of the Corps and the American Revolution, 1775-1777. The story begins with the oppressive days that drove America into a conflict for which it was ill-prepared, when thirteen independent colonies commenced a war against the world’s most powerful military with nothing more than local militias, privateers, and other ad hoc units.
We Shall Conquer or Die Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611216684
Pub Date: 27 Feb 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 30 images, 12 maps
Description:
A deadly and expensive war within a war was waged behind the lines (and often out of the major headlines) in western Kentucky. In 1862, the region was infested with guerrilla activity that pitted brother against brother and neighbor against neighbor in a personal war that often recognized few boundaries. The riding and fighting took hundreds of lives, destroyed or captured millions of dollars of equipment, and siphoned away thousands of men from the Union war effort.