Books in History by Jim Miles

Paths to Victory

Paths to VictoryA History and Tour Guide of the Stones River, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Nashville Campaigns

Jim Miles

Paths to Victory is the story of the Civil War in Middle Tennessee and northwest Georgia beginning with the battle of Stones River on December 31, 1862. Includes a series of driving tours that enable...

Piercing the Heartland

Piercing the HeartlandA History and Tour Guide of the Fort Donelson, Shiloh, and Perryville Campaigns

Jim Miles

Piercing The Heart and: A History and Tour Guide of the Fort Donelson, Shiloh, and Perryville Campaigns, by Jim Miles, traces the history of the Civil War from the attack on Logan's Crossroads,...

A River Unvexed

A River UnvexedA History and Tour Guide of the Campaign for the Mississippi River

Jim Miles

The first comprehensive account of the entire campaign for the Mississippi River, beginning with the conquests of Memphis and New Orleans and concluding with Grant's strategies for the siege of...

Fields of Glory

Fields of GloryA History and Tour Guide of the War in the West, the Atlanta Campaign, 1864

Jim Miles

In early May 1864 Union armies left their winter encampment near Chattanooga, Tennessee, and began a march to Atlanta. Four months later -- on September 3 -- William T. Sherman wired Abraham Lincoln,...

To the Sea

To the SeaA History and Tour Guide of the War in the West, Sherman's March Across Georgia and Through the Carolinas, 1864-1865

Jim Miles

Includes more than 100 photographs, maps, fascinating tours of the routes, sidebar articles on military strategy and biographical sketches of generals as well as a chronology of important events,...

The Storm Tide

The Storm Tide

Jim Miles

A dizzying series of momentous military actions occurred in Virginia in 1863. A year that began with Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia possessing the advantage in the field ended with the...

Forged in Fire

Forged in FireA History and Tour Guide of the War in the East, from Manassas to Antietam, 1861-1862

Jim Miles

The first volume in The Civil War Explorer Series to be set in the eastern theater of the Civil War, Forged in Fire describes the significant campaigns of 1861 and 1862 and provides an easy-to-follow...