A highly illustrated account of the often-overlooked Franklin-Nashville campaign during the American Civil War between the Confederate Army of Tennessee and the Union Army of Cumberland which could have changed the result of the whole conflict.
Mark Lardas holds a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, but spent his early career at the Johnson Space Center doing Space Shuttle structural analysis, and space navigation. An amateur historian and a long-time ship modeller, he is currently working in League City, Texas. He has written extensively about modelling as well as naval, maritime, and military history.
"[Lardas] writes without bias toward either side, and clearly explains the movements, strategies, and tactics of the decisive Nashville Campaign in lucid language that is easy to follow and flows well . . . a solid, well-written general overview of the Nashville Campaign, a martial effort that cemented Pap Thomas's reputation as being at the top of his game." - Scott L. Mingus, Sr., CHARGE! Civil War wargaming..".provides a good overview of the campaign without ignoring it's component maneuvering such as Forrest's offensive towards Murfreesboro in an attempt to lure Thomas out of Nashville." - ACW Gamer / Forging a Nation