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Pea Ridge : Civil War campaign in the West

Author: William L Shea; Earl J Hess
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1997, [1992] 1997, ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first definitive study of a Civil War battle in the Trans-Mississippi shows how the battle of Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas dramatically altered the balance of power and helped ensure Union victory.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shea, William L.
Pea Ridge.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)609865070
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William L Shea; Earl J Hess
ISBN: 9780807820421 0807820423 9780807846698 0807846694
OCLC Number: 25316498
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1992.
Description: xiii, 417 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Winter campaign --
Price's running stand --
The hunter and the hunted --
Rush to glory --
Death of a Texan --
Battle in the brush --
A battle half won --
Clash in Cross Timber Hollow --
Perseverance beside a tavern --
High tide at Elkhorn --
Soften the heart --
Thunder in the Ozarks --
Victory and defeat --
The vulture and the wolf --
Marching through Arkansas --
A military analysis of Pea Ridge --
Appendixes : 1. The legacy of Pea Ridge ; 2. Order of battle.
Responsibility: William L. Shea & Earl J. Hess.
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On 6-8 March 1862, one of the earliest pitched battles of the Civil War took place on a wintry field in northwestern Arkansas. Based on archival research, this study reveals how the battle of Pea  Read more...

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