Offered are two books by Bruce Catton, “A Stillness at Appomattox” and “Mr. Lincoln’s Army.”, both are part of “The Army of the Potomac” trilogy. Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., both books measure 5½ x 8½ inches and have 438 and 363 pages, respectively. They do not have dust jackets, both have wear / lightening to the covers, the pages are clean and unmarked.
Author of more than a dozen books on Civil War history, Catton is renowned for his vivid and lyrical narratives. The Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton’s most widely ready work, recounts the bitter struggle between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Virginia. The first volume, “Mr. Lincoln’s Army,” chronicles the early years under the command of General McClellan. The final volume of the Army of the Potomac Trilogy, “A Stillness at Appomattox”, takes the reader through the battles of the Wilderness, the Bloody Angle, Cold Harbot, the Crater, and on through the horrible months to the final days at Appomattox. Grant, Meade, Sheridan, and Lee vividly come to life in all their failings and triumphs.
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