Maps of the Battle of Hanover Court House: American Civil War
Recommended Reading: Battle
of Hanover Court House: Turning Point of the Peninsula Campaign, May 27, 1862 (Hardcover). Description: Researched from
official reports as well as contemporary accounts, this is the first detailed look at the battle most widely known as Hanover
Court House and Slash Church. Continued below..
The opening chapters set the stage for this crucial battle and outline the events that led up to May 27,
1862, and the high tide of the Peninsula Campaign. The book’s main focus is the series of battles that took place between
the forces of Union V Corps commander Fitz John Porter and Confederate general Lawrence O’Bryan Branch. Photographs
of the battle's central participants are included, along with appendices featuring the official reports of commanders and
lists of casualties from both sides.