Stoneman's Raid, 1865 (Google eBook)

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John F. Blair, Publisher, Jan 1, 2010 - History - 512 pages
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In the spring of 1865, Federal major general George Stoneman launched a cavalry raid deep into the heart of the Confederacy. Despite its geographic scope, Stonemans 1865 raid failed in its primary goal of helping to end the war. Based on exhaustive research in thirty-four repositories in twelve states and from more than 200 books and newspapers, Hartleys book tells the complete story of Stonemans 1865 raid for the first time.
  

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Driving Dixie Down

User Review  - James Durney - Borders

As the Civil War was ending, massive cavalry raids became a staple of Union activity. With major CSA armies tied to fixed points or unable to break contact, many areas were almost undefended. A ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

A fascinating and scholarly work giving the planning & execution of the Union march through western NC, southern VA, and southeastern TN. I am particularly impressed by the descriptions by Mr. Hartley of the interactions between the Union troops and the civilians they encountered. Read full review

Contents

Has Stoneman Started Yet?
3
A Column of Fire
37
We Are Getting Along Very Well
67
Glory Enough for One Day
115
Yonder They Come
160
The Proudest Day in Our History
189
The Greatest Calamity That Ever Befell Our City
222
Chapter 8
269
Watch on the Catawba
300
God Only Knows What Will Be the End of This
337
We Would Have Liked to Spare Them
371
Acknowledgments
395
Appendix B Estimating the Strength of the Cavalry Division
402
Bibliography
482
Index
502
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