In 1864, Union troops controlled much of the South, Sherman's men marched with impunity through Georgia and defeat at Gettysburg was a painful and distant memory. The Confederacy needed to stem the tide. Confederate major general Sterling Price led an army of twelve thousand troops on a desperate charge through Missouri to deliver the state to the Confederacy and dash President Lincoln's hopes for...
Series: Civil War Series
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: The History Press (October 27, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2087726
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I do not want to sound mean or hurtful because I do not want to discourage anyone from attempting to advance our understanding of the war in the Trans-Mississippi, but the other reviewer pretty much says it all about this book. It is not a well-done ...
. This daring campaign culminated with the Battle of Mine Creek. A severely outnumbered Union army crushed the Confederate forces in one of the war's largest and most audacious cavalry charges. HistorianJeff Stalnaker puts the reader in the saddle with the Union troopers as they destroy all hope for Rebel victory in the Trans-Mississippi.