Punitive War: Confederate Guerrillas and Union Reprisals

Punitive War: Confederate Guerrillas and Union Reprisals

by Clay Mountcastle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700616688
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 09/02/2009
Series: Modern War Studies Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Clay Mountcastle, a major in the U.S. Army, has taught military history at West Point and is currently Battalion Executive Officer with Air Defense Artillery, stationed in Korea.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The American Antebellum Experience with Guerrilla Warfare
2. Proving Ground for Punishment: Pope, Halleck, and Schoefield in Missouri
3. A Remedy for All Evils: Retaliatory Destruction on the Mississippi
4. War and Individual Ruin: Sherman's Campaigns of 1864
5. The Valley Aflame: Punitive War in Virginia
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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