Ten Minutes of Blind Confusion: The Battle of Aiken Kilpatrick vs. Wheeler February 11, 1865

Ten Minutes of Blind Confusion: The Battle of Aiken Kilpatrick vs. Wheeler February 11, 1865

by R. Wayne Jones
     
 
On February 11, 1865, Union Cavalry under the command of Judson "Kill Cavalry" Kilpatrick met Confederate forces under Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler in the town of Aiken, South Carolina. In one of the last victories for the South during the War Between The States, Wheeler routed Kilpatrick, but was unable to stop William T. Sherman's "March Through The Carolinas,"

Overview

On February 11, 1865, Union Cavalry under the command of Judson "Kill Cavalry" Kilpatrick met Confederate forces under Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler in the town of Aiken, South Carolina. In one of the last victories for the South during the War Between The States, Wheeler routed Kilpatrick, but was unable to stop William T. Sherman's "March Through The Carolinas," which ended with Southern surrender at the Bennett Place in North Carolina. R. Wayne Jones tells the story of this battle, which protected Augusta, Georgia, from Sherman's marauders and kept hope alive for the Confederate States of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781463793067
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/2011
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

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