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Cavalry Raids of the Civil War-Stackpole Military History Series
     

Cavalry Raids of the Civil War-Stackpole Military History Series

by Robert W. Black
 

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• Covers raids from J. E. B. Stuart's 1862 ride around McClellan's army to James Wilson's crashing raids in Alabama and Georgia in 1865In war, the raid is the epitome of daring. Usually outnumbered, raiders launch surprise attacks behind enemy lines, taking prisoners, destroying communications, and seizing supplies. In the Civil War, these men marauded on

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• Covers raids from J. E. B. Stuart's 1862 ride around McClellan's army to James Wilson's crashing raids in Alabama and Georgia in 1865In war, the raid is the epitome of daring. Usually outnumbered, raiders launch surprise attacks behind enemy lines, taking prisoners, destroying communications, and seizing supplies. In the Civil War, these men marauded on horseback/ stunning opponents with their speed and mobility. This book covers the adventurous and often dangerous exploits of the Union and Confederate cavalry officers who had a flair for plunging into the enemy's lair.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811731577
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
04/10/2002
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
741,599
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Col. Robert W. Black, a highly decorated Ranger veteran of Korea and Vietnam, is a member of the Ranger Hall of Fame. He lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and Port Charlotte, Florida.

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