By David L. Mowery
An army operation in contrast to the other on American soil, Morgan's Raid used to be characterised through outstanding velocity, superhuman persistence and leading edge strategies. one of many nation's such a lot colourful leaders, accomplice normal John Hunt Morgan, took his cavalry via enemy-occupied territory in 3 states in a single of the longest offensives of the Civil battle. the trouble produced the single battles fought north of the Ohio River and reached farther north than the other standard accomplice strength. With twenty-five maps and greater than 40 illustrations, Morgan's Raid historian David L. Mowery takes a brand new examine this extraordinary occasion in American heritage, one historians rank one of the world's maximum land-based raids due to the fact Elizabethan instances.
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