Ghost, Thunderbolt, and Wizard: Mosby, Morgan, and Forrest in the Civil War

Ghost, Thunderbolt, and Wizard: Mosby, Morgan, and Forrest in the Civil War

by Robert W. Black
     
 

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  • Stories of adventure and danger behind enemy lines
  • Describes the tactics pioneered by three masters of irregular warfare

    Noted Ranger historian Robert W. Black turns his attention to a trio of the Confederacy's--and America's--most infamous raiders and cavalrymen: John Singleton Mosby, John Hunt Morgan, and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Combining speed,

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  • Stories of adventure and danger behind enemy lines
  • Describes the tactics pioneered by three masters of irregular warfare

    Noted Ranger historian Robert W. Black turns his attention to a trio of the Confederacy's--and America's--most infamous raiders and cavalrymen: John Singleton Mosby, John Hunt Morgan, and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Combining speed, mobility, and boldness, these three soldiers struck critical blows against the Union during the Civil War, including Morgan's notorious 1863 raid that penetrated farther north than any other uniformed Confederate force. While not overlooking their flaws, Black believes these men revolutionized warfare and sees them as forerunners of the Rangers and Special Forces of the modern era.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780811702034
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Publication date:
    03/20/2008
    Series:
    Stackpole Military History Series
    Pages:
    400
    Product dimensions:
    5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(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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