Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign / Edition 1
  • Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign / Edition 1
  • Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign / Edition 1

Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign / Edition 1

by William L. Shea
     
 

Shea offers a gripping narrative of the events surrounding Prairie Grove, Arkansas, one of the great unsung battles of the Civil War that effectively ended Confederate offensive operations west of the Mississippi River. Shea provides a colorful account of a grueling campaign that lasted five months and covered hundreds of miles of rugged Ozark terrain. In a

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Shea offers a gripping narrative of the events surrounding Prairie Grove, Arkansas, one of the great unsung battles of the Civil War that effectively ended Confederate offensive operations west of the Mississippi River. Shea provides a colorful account of a grueling campaign that lasted five months and covered hundreds of miles of rugged Ozark terrain. In a fascinating analysis of the personal, geographical, and strategic elements that led to the fateful clash in northwest Arkansas, he describes a campaign notable for rapid marching, bold movements, hard fighting, and the most remarkable raid of the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807833155
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/15/2009
Series:
Civil War America Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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