BATTLE OF HANOVER COURT HOUSE: NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD
Recommended Reading: Battle of Hanover
Court House: Turning Point of the Peninsula Campaign, May 27, 1862 (Hardcover).
Description: Researched from official reports as well as contemporary accounts, this
is the first detailed look at the battle most widely known as Hanover Court House
and Slash Church. The opening chapters
set the stage for this crucial battle and outline the events that led up to May 27, 1862, and the high tide of the Peninsula
Campaign. Continued below...
The book’s main focus is the series of battles that took place between the forces of Union V Corps
commander Fitz John Porter and Confederate general Lawrence O’Bryan Branch. Photographs of the battle's central participants
are included, along with appendices featuring the official reports of commanders and lists of casualties from both sides.