Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2012

320 Pages | 40 b/w halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199931187

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The Siege of Washington

The Untold Story of the Twelve Days That Shook the Union

John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood

  • Dramatic, immersive and original story. The "siege of Washington" period has never been the subject of its own volume. We will publish on the 150th anniversary.
  • Original use of primary sources. Co-author John Lockwood is the National Mall Historian and uncovered access to documents from the period never used before.
  • This is popular history-reminiscent of James Swanson's MANHUNT, but focused on the beginning not the end of the war.