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One damn blunder from beginning to end : the Red River Campaign of 1864

Author: Gary Dillard Joiner
Publisher: Lanham, Md. SR Books 2004
Series: American crisis series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. SR books edView all editions and formats

In the spring of 1864, as the armies of Grant and Lee waged a highly scrutinized and celebrated battle for the state of Virginia, a no-less important, but historically obscured engagement was being  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Dillard Joiner
ISBN: 0842029370 9780842029377
OCLC Number: 838788983
Awards: Winner of A. M. Pate Jr. Award in Civil War History 2005
Winner of Albert Castel Book Award 2004
Description: XX, 198 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Chapter 1 Strategic Positions prior to the Campaign Chapter 2 Confederate Defenses on the Red River, 1863-64 Chapter 3 Preparations Chapter 4 Anabasis Chapter 5 Through the Howling Wilderness Chapter 6 I Will Fight Banks If He Has a Million Men Chapter 7 The Safety of Our Whole Country Depends upon It Chapter 8 Steele's Dilemma Chapter 9 Katabasis Chapter 10 Colonel Bailey's Dam Chapter 11 Requiem for a Blunder
Series Title: American crisis series
Responsibility: Gary Dillard Joiner
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Historians have seldom taken on the complex history of the unique and relatively unknown Red River campaign, perhaps because it is such a sprawling, swampy tangle of blunders on both sides. Writing Read more...

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