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Terrible Swift Sword

Bruce Catton

Terrible Swift Sword

by Bruce Catton

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Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7436753M
ISBN 100385026145
ISBN 109780385026147
OCLC/WorldCa244122531

  He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword; His truth is marching on.” - Julia Ward Howe. There’s not much use, I don’t think, in going into a description of just the kind of sword the Roman soldier would have used, other than saying, perhaps, that it was sharpened on both : Clark Tanner. TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD. The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan. battle, Wheelan (Libby Prison Breakout: The Daring Escape from the Notorious Civil War Prison, , etc.) charts the swift rise of the relentlessly aggressive Sheridan. Modest, energetic and brave, Sheridan was an innovator, using mounted troops both as an independent strike Author: Joseph Wheelan.

Joseph Wheelan talked about his book, Bloody Spring: Forty Days That Sealed the Confederacy’s Fate, in which he recounts the Ulysses S. Grant-led .   Buy Terrible Swift Sword (2nd Edition) - TSR Boxed Wargame from SPI - part of our ' War Games collection. side page edges and sometimes on the UPC symbol on the back of the book. Publishers use these marks when books are returned to them.

Terrible Swift Sword (Hardcover) The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan. By Joseph Wheelan. Da Capo Press, , pp. Publication Date: August 7, Other Editions of . Terrible swift sword by A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive.


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Series: Terrible Swift Sword (Book 2) Hardcover; Publisher: Doubleday (Ap ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Package Terrible Swift Sword book x x inches Shipping Weight: 2 pounds; Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 39 customer ratings; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1, in Books (See Top in Books)/5(33).

Terrible Swift Sword picks up where The Coming Fury left off, and it would be correct to say this book absolutely serves as a readable in-depth Civil War history.

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Terrible Swift Sword The Lost Regiment, Book 3 By: William R. Forstchen. "Terrible Swift Sword" is the second volume of Bruce Catton's classic Centennial History of the Civil War. First published inthe series remains highly worthwhile despite the inevitable advances in scholarship, thanks to Catton's superb presentation of the history of the Civil War as dramatic literature.5/5(4).

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Hachette Books. The name Terrible Swift Sword is taken from the Civil War era song "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which has in its opening lines "He hath loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword." (from first edition,soap box side of box:) TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD: The Three Days of Gettysburg is a grand tactical simulation of one of the most /10().

What other book might you compare Terrible Swift Sword to and why. Of course it is part of the series with The Coming Fury and Never Call Retreat, and if you liked one you will like the other, though The Coming Fury doesn't have the battle drama, because it. Terrible Swift Sword: The Three Days of Gettysburg (often abbreviated as TSS) is a classic grand tactical, regimental level board wargame depicting the Battle of Gettysburg of the American Civil War.

It was published by Simulations Publications, Inc. (SPI) inand remains one of the largest board wargames ever (s) required: Tactics, strategy. Terrible swift sword is a phrase from "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe.

Terrible Swift Sword may also refer to. Terrible Swift Sword (game), a wargame Terrible Swift Sword (), an episode of The Terrible Swift Sword (The Lost Regiment), the third book in William R. Forstchen's The Lost Regiment science fiction book series Terrible Swift Sword, the.

Terrible Swift Sword | Wellington's Victory | I would enjoy discussions of the games, with tactics you've tried and results you achieved.

Here is an example of that with SPI's Terrible Swift Sword / GBACW series: TSS/GBACW discussions. I also have an opponent's wanted section for TSS/GBACW, but it could be expanded to all SPI games. Opponents. Terrible Swift Sword (The Centennial History of the Civil War, Vol. 2) Terrible Swift Sword (American Civil War, Book 2) Catton, Bruce.

Published by Pocket. ISBN ISBN 13 Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More information about this. Terrible swift sword: the action of grace in three stories by Flannery O'Connor. [Simon W Beaven] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Released in andrespectively, these are the first two volumes in Catton's exhaustive trilogy on the Civil War. Fury traces the events that led to war during the 12 months prior to actual 5/5(1). In that day, the LORD will punish with his sword-- his fierce, great and powerful sword-- Leviathan the gliding serpent, Leviathan the coiling serpent; he will slay the monster of the sea.

New Living Translation In that day the LORD will take his terrible, swift sword and punish Leviathan, the swiftly moving serpent, the coiling, writhing serpent. Author Joseph Wheelan discusses his book, [Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H.

Sheridan], in which he recounts the life of Union General Philip. In Terrible Swift Sword, Bruce Catton tells the story of the Civil War as never before—of two turning points which changed the scope and meaning of the war. First, he describes how the war slowly but steadily got out of control.

This would not be the neat, short, “limited” war both sides had : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Yuri's endeavors toward the end of the book were exciting, as well.

Although, my only real complaint was the horrendous editing problems, which seem to run rampant throughout the entire series.

Hank Petracci--Jack Petracci, and so on. In short, Terrible Swift Sword was a great novel that moved with the speed of a bullet.5/5(5).

Get this from a library. Terrible swift sword. [Bruce Catton] -- America's foremost Civil War historian recreates the middle years - when a limited political action became an.

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