Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865
"[A] thorough and comprehensive study of this tragic, almost forgotten episode of American history." —History
"What Sherman did in Georgia and Sheridan in the Valley pales in comparison. This study truly shows the horrible cost inherent in any civil war." —Civil War Courier
"[A] well written and compelling account of an aspect of the Civil War which has not received sufficient attention." —Southern Historian
"Compelling..." —Publishers Weekly
"[A] fast-paced.. .absorbing discourse... Black Flag is a highly recommended book that transports the reader to the towns and dusty highways of Kansas and Missouri during the Civil War." —Kansas History
From 1861 to 1865, the region along the Missouri-Kansas border was the scene of unbelievable death and destruction. Thousands died, millions of dollars of property was lost, entire populations were violently uprooted. It was here also that some of the greatest atrocities in American history occurred. Yet in the great national tragedy of the Civil War, this savage warfare has seemed a minor episode.
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Review: Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865: A Riveting Account of a Bloody Chapter in Civil War HistoryUser Review - Bruce - Goodreads
Once again, in a guerilla war everyone loses. Murder, rape, arson, theft; you name it, it all happened in western MO and eastern Kansas prior to and during the Civil War. Lots of reports from participants are included. Read full review
Review: Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865: A Riveting Account of a Bloody Chapter in Civil War HistoryUser Review - Tassie - Goodreads
This isn't a book. It's a collection of block quotes and no interpretation. And really, you can't base sweeping generalizations on one quote from one newspaper...and if that's not what this author did, he certainly failed to make it clear. Crap. I'm surprised a university press released this. Read full review
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JSTOR: Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865.
Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865. By Thomas Goodrich. (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, c. 1995. ...
MISSOURI’S HIDDEN CIVIL WAR: FINANCIAL CONSPSIRACY AND THE DECLINE ...
Print, 1993); Thomas Goodrich, Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865. (Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1999); ...
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