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.
Targeted Tracks Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781611215434
Pub Date: 05 Apr 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 3 maps, 28 images
Description:
The Civil War was the first conflict in which railroads played a major role. Although much has been written about the role of railroads in general, little has been written about specific lines. The Cumberland Valley Railroad, for example, played an important strategic role by connecting Hagerstown, Maryland, to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The Carnage was Fearful Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611214406
Pub Date: 05 Apr 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 150 images, 9 maps
Description:
In early August 1862, Confederate Maj. Gen. Stonewall Jackson took to the field with his Army of the Valley for one last fight—one that would also turn out to be his last independent command.
Their Maryland Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611215571
Pub Date: 15 Jan 2022
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 10 images, 20 maps
Description:
Students of the Civil War tend to think the story of Robert E. Lee’s 1862 Maryland Campaign is complete, and that any new study of the subject must by necessity rely on interpretations long-since accepted and understood. But what if this is not the case?
Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215595
Pub Date: 15 Dec 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 180 images, 10 maps
Description:
Almost 8,000 dead dotted the fields of Gettysburg after the guns grew silent. The Confederate dead were hastily buried, but what of the Union dead? Several men hatched the idea of a new cemetery to bury and honor the Union soldiers just south of town.
Passing Through the Fire Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215618
Pub Date: 15 Dec 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 180 images, 10 maps
Description:
As the brigade he commanded attacked a Confederate battery on a hill outside Petersburg in July 1864, a bursting shell blew Col. Joshua L. Chamberlain from the saddle and wounded his horse.
The Summer of ’63: Vicksburg and Tullahoma Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 244
ISBN: 9781611215724
Pub Date: 10 Dec 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 7 maps, 75 images
Description:
The fall of Vicksburg in July 1863 fundamentally changed the strategic picture of the American Civil War, though its outcome had been anything but certain. Union general Ulysses S. Grant tried for months to capture the Confederate Mississippi River bastion, to no avail.
The Winter that Won the War Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611214932
Pub Date: 10 Aug 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Revolutionary War Series
Description:
“An Army of skeletons appeared before our eyes naked, starved, sick and discouraged.” Gouverneur Morris recorded these words in his report to the Continental Congress after a visit to the Continental Army encampment at Valley Forge. Sent as part of a fact-finding mission, Morris and his fellow congressmen arrived to conditions far worse than they had initially expected.
The Summer of ’63: Gettysburg Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781611215717
Pub Date: 10 Aug 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 6 maps, 60 images
Description:
Gettysburg, the largest land battle on the North American continent, has maintained an unshakable grip on the American imagination. Building on momentum from a string of victories that stretched back into the summer of 1862, Robert E. Lee launched his Confederate Army of Northern Virginia on an invasion of the North meant to shake Union resolve and fundamentally shift the dynamic of the war.
Meade and Lee at Rappahannock Station Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781611215397
Pub Date: 10 Aug 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 25 maps, 30 images
Description:
Contrary to popular belief, the Eastern Theater during the late summer and fall of 1863 was anything but inconsequential. Generals George Meade and Robert E. Lee continued where they had left off, boldly maneuvering the chess pieces of war to gain a decisive strategic and tactical advantage.
The French Campaigns in the American Revolution, 1780-1783 Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781611214833
Pub Date: 10 Aug 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Description:
The fate of the American Revolution had yet to be decided when a remarkable 21-year-old Frenchman arrived in America. Louis-François-Bertrand, the Count of Lauberdière, belonged to an old noble family that traced its heritage back to the Crusades. His father, François-Charles-Mathieu, was musketeer of the guard of King Louis XV.
Grant’s Left Hook Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611214383
Pub Date: 10 Aug 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 150 images, 15 maps
Description:
Robert E. Lee feared the day the Union army would return up the James River and invest the Confederate capital of Richmond. In the spring of 1864, Ulysses Grant, looking for a way to weaken Lee, was about to exploit the Confederate commander’s greatest fear and weakness.
From Arlington to Appomattox Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 576
ISBN: 9781611215021
Pub Date: 10 Aug 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 10 maps, 50 images
Description:
Douglas S. Freeman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning four-volume study on Robert E. Lee remains the most thorough history of the man.
A Mortal Blow to the Confederacy Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611214895
Pub Date: 15 Jun 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Description:
Abraham Lincoln knew if the Union could cut off shipping to and from New Orleans, the largest exporting port in the world, and control the Mississippi River, it would be a mortal blow to the Confederate economy. Union military leaders devised a secret plan to attack the city from the Gulf of Mexico with a formidable naval flotilla under one commander, David G. Farragut, a native New Orleanian.
“Too Much for Human Endurance” Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781611215311
Pub Date: 15 May 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Illustrations: 8 maps, 70 images
Description:
The bloodstains are gone, but the worn floorboards remain. The doctors, nurses, and patients who toiled and suffered and ached for home at the Army of the Potomac’s XI Corps hospital at the George Spangler farm in Gettysburg have long since departed. Fortunately, what they experienced there, and the critical importance of the property to the battle, has not been lost to history.
Embattled Capital Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611214918
Pub Date: 15 May 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Description:
“On To Richmond!” cried editors for the New York Tribune in the spring of 1861. Thereafter, that call became the rallying cry for the North’s eastern armies as they marched, maneuvered, and fought their way toward the capital of the Confederacy.
Unlike Anything That Ever Floated Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781611215250
Pub Date: 15 May 2021
Imprint: Savas Beatie
Series: Emerging Civil War Series
Illustrations: 10 maps, 150 images
Description:
"Ironclad against ironclad, we maneuvered about the bay here and went at each other with mutual fierceness," reported Chief Engineer Alban Stimers following that momentous engagement between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (ex USS Merrimack) in Hampton Roads, Sunday, March 9, 1862. The day before, the Rebel ram had obliterated two powerful Union warships and was poised to destroy more. That night, the revolutionary - not to say bizarre - Monitor slipped into harbor after hurrying down from New York through fierce gales that almost sank her.