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Author:  Bruce Nichols
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Guerrilla Warfare in Civil War Missouri, 1862 Nichols, Bruce 1 of 1
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0786416890
ISBN-13: 9780786416899
Sku: 33886445
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Pages:  256
Age Range:  NA
 
The author utilizes both well-known and obscure sources (including military and government records, private accounts, county and other local histories, period and later newspapers, and secondary sources published after the war) to identify which Southern partisan leaders and groups were active in which areas of Missouri, and describe how they operated and how their kinds of warfare evolved. The actions of Southern guerrilla forces and Confederate behind-enemy-lines recruiters are presented chronologically by region so that readers may see the relationship of seemingly isolated events to other events over a period of time in a given area. The counteractions of an array of different types of Union troops fighting guerrillas in Missouri are also covered to show how differences in training, leadership, and experiences affected behaviors and actions in the field.
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