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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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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

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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:
9780811749558
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
03/20/2008
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,214,573
File size:
5 MB

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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