by David, L. Callihan
From the publisher:
For the first time in one place, this book presents photographs of and information about the grave sites of all 576 substantive Union Civil War generals who are buried in the United States. An Appendix covers the seven substantive generals who are buried outside the United States.
If you are already actively looking for some or all of these grave sites, this book will greatly help you find these burial sites. If you are new to this aspect of Civil War history, this book can open up a whole new area of interest.
The book functions as a history book for anyone interested in learning more about these officers and as a travel guide for anyone interested in finding any of these grave sites. Concise biographical information is presented about each general. Photographs of each general's grave marker are presented, and often close up photographs are also provided, making it easy for the reader to see the important inscriptions on the grave markers. The cemetery address or directions for finding the cemetery are also provided. And where possible cemetery section or block numbers or letters are provided to further help the reader locate a particular grave site. Whether you are a seasoned grave hunter or merely interested in history and the Civil War, this book belongs on your bookshelf. These generals, in leading the Union army to victory in the Civil War, helped preserve the Union and end slavery. They should not be forgotten.