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.
The Civil War Infantryman Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 166
ISBN: 9781611216509
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 2 maps; 69 photos
Description:
According to Lt. Edmund Patterson of the 9th Alabama Infantry, “one know… nothing at all about [combat] until he has participated in it.” Patterson’s observations and host of others by soldiers North and South shed some light on the subject of Civil War battles and the conduct and experiences of the soldiers who fought them in The Civil War Infantryman.
Two Confederate Officers Remember Gettysburg Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781611216479
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 6 maps; 41 photos
Description:
Colonel Robert Michael Powell (1826-1916) of the 5th Texas Infantry Regiment was born in Alabama but moved to Texas in 1849 to practice law. When the war broke out, he was commissioned a captain in Company D, 5th Texas Infantry and was promoted to colonel and command of the regiment in November 1862. The 5th Texas, part of Jerome Robertson’s Texas Brigade, played a prominent role on July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, where the 37-year-old Powell led 409 men into the caldron and made repeated efforts to mount Little Round Top.
Unceasing Fury Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611215557
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 90 images, 12 maps
Description:
Although it was the Civil War’s second-largest battle, few books have been written about Chickamauga, and nothing like the thousands penned about the war’s largest and bloodiest battle at Gettysburg. You can count on two hands the number of authors who have tackled Chickamauga in any depth, and most of their works cover the entire battle. Left unmined and mostly forgotten are the experiences of specific brigades or regiments or state-affiliated troops.
War Stories Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 72
ISBN: 9781611216493
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 28 photos; 14 illustrations/sketches
Description:
Historian Greg Coco mined letter collections and diary entries to produce this small but fascinating anthology that demonstrates the humanity of the soldiers who marched to and fought through the great battle of Gettysburg.
Wasted Valor Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611216462
Pub Date: 28 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 10 maps; 87 photos; 4 illustrations/sketches
Description:
Hundreds of firsthand accounts describing the gruesome appearance of the sprawling and horrific Gettysburg battlefield meticulously describe the true cost of Civil War combat. Greg Coco, the legendary expert on Gettysburg’s dead, painstakingly details the early round of burials, and explains how Southern remains were identified (whenever possible) and removed in the early 1870s. Six maps identify the location of more than 100 burial sites.
The Confederate Military Forces in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1861-1865 Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781611216219
Pub Date: 27 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 20 images, 6 maps
Description:
William Royston Geise was a young Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas at Austin in the early 1970s when he researched and wrote The Confederate Military Forces in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1861-1865: A Study in Command in 1974.
We Are Striking for Pennsylvania Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781611215847
Pub Date: 27 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 50 images, 20 maps
Description:
Scott L. Mingus Sr. and Eric J.
Defending the Arteries of Rebellion Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781611216035
Pub Date: 15 Sep 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 42 images, 8 maps
Description:
Most studies of the Mississippi River focus on Union campaigns to open and control it, overlooking Southern attempts to stop them. Now in paperback, Neil Chatelain's Defending the Arteries of Rebellion: Confederate Naval Operations in the Mississippi River Valley, 1861-1865 is the other side of the story - the first modern full-length treatment of inland naval operations from the Confederate perspective. Confederate President Jefferson Davis realized the value of the Mississippi River and its entire valley, which he described as the "great artery of the Confederacy.
Dreams of Victory Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215212
Pub Date: 28 Jul 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 10 maps, 150 images
Description:
Few Civil War generals attracted as much debate and controversy as Pierre Gustav Toutant Beauregard. He combined brilliance and charisma with arrogance and histrionics. He was a Catholic Creole in a society dominated by white Protestants, which made him appear exotic next to the likes of Albert Sidney Johnston and Robert E.
Grant vs Lee Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611215953
Pub Date: 28 Jun 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Anniversary Series
Illustrations: 100 images, 10 maps
Description:
By the spring of 1864, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia had become battle-hardened, battle-weary foes locked in an ongoing stalemate. With the presidential election looming in the fall, President Abraham Lincoln needed to break the deadlock and so brought to the east the unassuming "dust-covered man" who had strung together victory after victory in the west: Ulysses S. Grant.
Hearts Torn Asunder Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781611215120
Pub Date: 28 Jun 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 1 map, 10 images
Description:
In the popular memory, the end of the Civil War arrived at Appomattox with handshakes and amicable banter between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant - an honorable ceremony amongst noble warriors.
Cedar Mountain to Antietam Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781611215779
Pub Date: 28 May 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 28 maps, 65 images
Description:
The diminutive Union XII Corps found significant success on the field at Antietam. Its soldiers swept through the East Woods and the Miller Cornfield, permanently clearing both of Confederates, repelled multiple Southern assaults against the Dunker Church plateau, and eventually secured a foothold beyond the Dunker Church in the West Woods. This important piece of high ground had been the Union objective all morning, and its occupation threatened the center and rear of Gen.
Meade and Lee After Gettysburg Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611214451
Pub Date: 28 May 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 35 images, 16 maps
Description:
Jeffrey Hunt’s Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, July 14-31, 1863 exposes for Civil War readers what has been hiding in plain sight for 150 years: The Gettysburg Campaign did not end at the banks of the Potomac on July 14, but deep in central Virginia two weeks later along the line of the Rappahannock.Contrary to popular belief, once Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia slipped across the swollen Potomac back to Virginia the Lincoln administration pressed George Meade to cross quickly in pursuit—and he did.
The Great "What Ifs" of the American Civil War Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781611215731
Pub Date: 28 May 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 4 maps, 30 images
Description:
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“Lee is Trapped and Must be Taken” Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 372
ISBN: 9781611215427
Pub Date: 05 Apr 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 15 maps, 33 images
Description:
Thousands of books and articles examine nearly every aspect of the Civil War, but the important retreat of the armies from the Gettysburg battlefield to the Potomac River has been but little covered. Until now, no one had produced a critical analysis of the command decisions made during that fateful time based upon available intelligence. “Lee is Trapped and Must be Taken”: Eleven Fateful Days after Gettysburg, July 4 to July 14, 1863, by Thomas J.
First Fallen Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611215373
Pub Date: 05 Apr 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 1 map, 30 images
Description:
Colonel Elmer Ellsworth was the first Union officer killed in the American Civil War. When it happened, on May 24, 1861, the entire North was aghast. Ellsworth was a celebrity and had just finished traveling with his famed and entertaining U.