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.
J. E. B. Stuart Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781611216806
Pub Date: 25 Feb 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 38 images, 12 maps
Description:
Fifteen years have passed since the publication of the last biography of Jeb Stuart. Several appeared during the last century lauding his contributions to Confederate fortunes in the Eastern Theater. Each follows a familiar tradition established by hero-worshipping subordinates portraying its subject as a model of chivalric conduct with a romantic’s outlook on life and a sense of fair dealing and goodwill, even toward his enemy.
Never Such a Campaign Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216417
Pub Date: 05 Jan 2024
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 75 images, 8 maps
Description:
July, 1862. General Robert E. Lee, now in command of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, had driven back the massive Federal Army of the Potomac from the very gates of the Confederate capital.
A Fine Opportunity Lost Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216738
Pub Date: 15 Dec 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 75 images, 10 maps
Description:
Lieutenant General James Longstreet’s deployment to East Tennessee promised a chance to shine. The commander of the First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia had long been overshadowed by his commander, Robert E. Lee, and the now-martyred Second Corp commander, Stonewall Jackson.
“The Bullets Flew Like Hail” Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611216677
Pub Date: 15 Aug 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 55 images, 40 maps
Description:
On July 1, 1863, Brigadier General Lysander Cutler commanded the first Union infantry to relieve Brigadier General John Buford’s hard-pressed cavalry on the western outskirts of Gettysburg. The brigade’s stubborn defense along McPherson’s Ridge and the arrival of the famous Iron Brigade stopped the Confederate advance on the town and set the tone for the three-day battle. All of this is laid out in “The Bullets Flew Like Hail:” Cutler’s Brigade at Gettysburg, from McPherson’s Ridge to Culp’s Hill by James L.
“If We Are Striking for Pennsylvania” Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781611216110
Pub Date: 15 Jul 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 75 images, 24 maps
Description:
Award-winning authors Scott L. Mingus Sr. and Eric J.
Fallen Leaders Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781611216318
Pub Date: 15 Jul 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 100 images, 6 maps
Description:
Some, like Abraham Lincoln, Stonewall Jackson and John Reynolds, have become legendary. Others, like Earl Van Dorn, have become infamous. Some, like Albert Sidney Johnston, James McPherson, and Elmer Ellsworth, have left more questions than answers about unfulfilled potential and lost opportunities.
Force of a Cyclone Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216394
Pub Date: 15 Jul 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 75 images, 10 maps
Description:
All of middle Tennessee held its breath when the new year dawned in 1863.On the previous day, December 31 – the last day of 1862 – just outside Murfreesboro along Stones River, the Confederate Army of Tennessee had launched a morning attack that nearly bent the Federal Army of the Cumberland back upon itself.The two armies, nearly equal in size, had prepared identical attack plans, but the Confederates had struck first.
The Struggle for the Bliss Farm at Gettysburg, July 2nd and 3rd, 1863 Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781611216257
Pub Date: 15 Jul 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Description:
Few visitors to the Gettysburg battlefield take note of the peculiar grassy rise in the fields southeast of the town between Seminary and Cemetery ridges. It was there that the Bliss home once stood, between the lines in a no-man’s-land during the largest battle ever fought on the American continent. The 60-acre Bliss farm was scene of a brutal back-and-forth clash that began as a fitful episode between lines of skirmishers and ended in a small but important battle all its own.
To the Last Extremity Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216431
Pub Date: 15 Jun 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 75 images, 10 maps
Description:
June 1776: Just a month before America declared its independence from Great Britain, a British fleet of warships and thousands of British soldiers appeared off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. Following a brutal day-long battle, the most powerful navy in the world was bloodily repulsed by the Americans. In the spring of 1779, a British force brazenly marched up to Charleston from Savannah and tested the city’s defenses before falling back.
Gettysburg in Color Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781611216585
Pub Date: 15 Jun 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 200 color images, 20 maps
Description:
Artificial Intelligence meets Gettysburg. And it is a marvelous pairing. Author Patrick Brennan, a long-time student of the Civil War, published author, and an editorial advisor for The Civil War Monitor magazine, has teamed up with his technology-astute daughter Dylan Brennan to bring the largest Civil War battle to life in striking life-like colors in this remarkable two volume study.

Detour to Disaster

General John Bell Hood's "Slight Demonstration" at Decatur and the Unravelling of the Tennessee Campaign
Format: Paperback
Pages: 206
ISBN: 9781611216714
Pub Date: 15 Jun 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: images, drawings, and maps
Description:
In October of 1864, Confederate General John Bell Hood set out through Alabama on what would be the final campaign of the Army of Tennessee. One event in particular, overlooked and misunderstood for generations, portended what was to follow and is the subject of Noel Carpenter’s Prelude to Disaster: John Bell Hood, the Army of Tennessee, and the Fatal March to Decatur. By late 1864, Hood’s army of hardened veterans had one thin ray of hope: they would somehow invade Tennessee and defeat Union General George Thomas outside Nashville in a victory that would force General William T.
General Grant and the Verdict of History Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611215533
Pub Date: 15 May 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 12 images, 7 maps
Description:
General Ulysses S. Grant is best remembered today as a war-winning general, and he certainly deserves credit for his efforts on behalf of the Union. But has he received too much credit at the expense of other men?
Searching for Irvin McDowell Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611216202
Pub Date: 15 May 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 20 images, 10 maps
Description:
Irvin McDowell was a prominent figure during the early months of the Civil War. The West Point graduate was a dutiful, dependable, and diligent military officer. With so much at stake in 1861, he was called upon to lead the Union’s most prominent Eastern army.
The Civil War on the Water Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781611216295
Pub Date: 15 May 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 100 images, 25 maps
Description:
The Civil War was primarily a land conflict, but it was not only that. “Nor must Uncle Sam’s web-feet be forgotten,” wrote Abraham Lincoln. “At all the watery margins they have been present.
Man of Fire Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215991
Pub Date: 15 Apr 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 150 images, 10 maps
Description:
He has been accused of "studied and ingenious cruelty." By turns he has been called a savior and a barbarian, a hero and a villain, a genius and a madman. But whatever you call William Tecumseh Sherman, you must admit he is utterly fascinating.
“To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming” Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611216790
Pub Date: 15 Mar 2023
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 77 images, 12 maps
Description:
The Battle of Wise’s (Wyse) Forks, March 7-11, 1865, has long been thought of as nothing more than an insignificant skirmish during the final days of the Civil War and relegated to a passing reference in a footnote if it is mentioned at all. Mark A. Smith’s and Wade Sokolosky’s “To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming”: The Battle of Wise’s Forks, March 1865, now in paperback for the first time, erases this misconception and elevates this battle and its related operations to the historical status it deserves.