“The Road to Shiloh: Early Battles in the West” is a historical book by David Nevin, first published in 1991. The book is part of Time Life Civil War series, which offers accounts of significant events and battles during the American Civil War.
In “The Road to Shiloh,” Nevin focuses on the early stages of the Civil War in the Western Theater, particularly leading up to the Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862). The book provides readers with a detailed portrayal of the military campaigns, strategic maneuvers, and key personalities involved in the conflict in the western states.
Through this book, Nevin brings to life the experiences of soldiers and civilians caught up in the tumultuous events of the Civil War.
“The Road to Shiloh” is praised for its meticulous research, engaging storytelling, and realistic depiction of the Civil War era. It appeals to readers interested in both military history and Civil War, providing a compelling narrative of the early battles in the Western Theater leading up to the pivotal clash at Shiloh.