I only read a handful of excerpts of Burton's Extraordinary Circumstance. I think I'll go back and read the whole thing.Extraordinary Circumstances: The Seven Days Battles by Brian K. Burton
Seven Days Before Richmond: McClellan's Peninsula Campaign of 1862 And Its Aftermath by Rudolph J. Schroeder III
These two along with Sears' To the Gates of Richmond are the three best books on the Peninsula Campaign and/or The Seven Days Battles, in my humble opinion.
This is a fun read and also historically significant as a rare foot soldier's account of life in the Army of Tennessee.
Hah! I was going to suggest this as a possible addition to the list, but I know it only by reputation. I've been meaning to read it for years...
I love this book. And the author got his idea for writing it in New Hampshire while staying at one of the hotels in the White Mountains summering. The young boys at the hotel were constantly asking him about his war time experiences.
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