Mounted raids of the Civil War

by Edward G. Longacre

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln

Written in English
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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations

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StatementEdward G. Longacre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE470 .L82 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination348 p. :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1436371M
ISBN 100803279469
LC Control Number93048611
OCLC/WorldCa29548494

Cavalry Raids of the Civil War (Stackpole Military History Series) eBook: Black, Robert W.: : Kindle Store/5(9). Confederate raids of --Confederate raids of --Confederate raids of --Union raids of --Union raids of --Union raids of --Union raids of --Soldier talk: Civil War terms and expressions. Series Title: Stackpole military history series. Responsibility: Robert W. Black. More information: Contributor biographical. From the description: "In the Southern Appalachian Mountains, no character was more loved or despised than Union officer George W. led a group of deserters on numerous raids between Tennessee and North Carolina in In at Camp Vance in Morganton, Kirk’s mounted raiders showcased guerrilla warfare penetrating deep within Confederate territory. Before the American Civil War most Native Americans or Indians lived in an area of the South known as the Five Civilized Nations. At the war's outbreak many of these Indians enlisted in the Confederate and Union armies, and were organized into regiments of mounted riflemen. They were motivated to protect their land and way of life, often fighting against their fellow Indians from other Tribes.

Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid. Contributed by Peter Luebke. The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid (February 28–March 3, ) was an ambitious attempt by Union cavalrymen to assault the lightly defended Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, and free prisoners of war during the American Civil War . Books about the Civil War, including fiction and non-fiction selections. share Share No_Favorite Favorite rss RSS a story of the great raid --by Cox, Millard F., b. texts. eye favorite 0 Civil War Books. Mounted Raids of the Civil War Cavalry CSA Union Confederate Colt Revolver. $ 0 bids + $ Shipping. Book Club Edition (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover, pages. Endpaper maps. Novel about the abortive Kilpatrick/Dahlgren cavalry raid on the Confederate capital. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and Rating: % positive. Cavalry raids of the Civil War. [Robert W Black] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Stackpole Books\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.

  Grierson’s Raid: The definitive work on one of the most astonishing missions of the Civil War’s early days. For two weeks in the spring of , Col. Benjamin Grierson, a former music teacher, led 1, Union cavalry troops on a raid from Tennessee to : Open Road Media.

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The mounted raid was often the most audacious military action of the Civil War. Early on the Confederates were masters at employing this strategy. But as the war progressed the North developed its cavalry to the point of it operating as its own independent, tactical command.4/5(1).

The mounted raid was often the most audacious military action of the Civil War. Early on the Confederates were masters at employing this strategy. But as the war progressed the North developed its cavalry to the point of it operating as its own independent, tactical by: 4.

The romance of the cavalry, smartly outfitted with factual detail, will thrill readers of Mounted Raids of the Civil War. In roughly chronological order, Edward G. Longacres book presents twelve important expeditionsFederal and Confederatein various theatres of action.

These were raids of consequence, though not all were successful/5. Edward G. Longacre’s books on the Civil War have won both the Fletcher Pratt Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York and the Moncado prize of the American Military Institute.

They include Mounted Raids of the Civil War, available in a Bison Books by: 1. For those wanting to go beyond the highway markers, "Kirk's Civil War Raids along the Blue Ridge" is an excellent place to start." Watauga Democrat "Southern Unionism and the irregular war on the home front have been popular topics of late, and it looks like the book will be a great resource for those wishing to know more about Southern 5/5(7).

Kirk’s Civil War Raids Along the Blue Ridge by Michael Hardy. The History Press, Paper, ISBN: $ Officially promoted to Colonel of the Third North Carolina Mounted Infantry (US) on MaGeorge Washington Kirk led his men on a series of raids throughout the mountainous counties along the Tennessee-North Carolina line.

Grierson's Raid book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The pursuit of the Illinois 6th and 7th Cavalry regiments drew pretty much ALL of the mounted seccessionists from the Mississippi, Very interesting; good for the civil war buff.

I would recommend this book. flag Like /5. Covers raids from J. Stuart's Mounted raids of the Civil War book around McClellan's army to James Wilson's crashing raids in Alabama and Georgia in In war, the raid is the epitome of daring.

Usually outnumbered, raiders launch surprise attacks behind enemy lines, taking prisoners, destroying communications, and seizing supplies/5(5). Pages in category "Cavalry raids of the American Civil War" The following 31 pages are in this category, out of 31 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

The raid, led by Brig. Gens. Mounted raids of the Civil War book E. Jones and John D. Imboden, was aimed at disrupting traffic on the vital Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and reasserting Confederate authority in transmountain Virginia in an effort to derail the growing statehood movement in the region, since voters had in March approved a new Constitution and statehood only awaited Congressional and Presidential on: Western Virginia (present day West.

Despite many books being written on Grierson’s Cavalry Raid through Mississippi inTimothy Smith’s new book The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic Civil War Raid Through Mississippi finally presents the facts without unnecessary exaggerations.

The truth, as Smith is quick to point out, is more than fascinating enough. Cavalry Raids of the Civil War discusses that in war, the raid is the epitome of daring.

Usually outnumbered, raiders launch surprise attacks behind enemy lines, taking prisoners, destroying communications, and seizing supplies. In the Civil War, these men marauded on horseback/ stunning opponents with their speed and mobility. This book covers the adventurous and often dangerous.

Anatomy of the Mounted Raid the following text is excerpted from the introduction to the book “Mounted Raids of the Civil War” by Edward G. Longacre One of the most important and most taxing assignments that devolved upon Civil War troopers was raiding. Quite often horse soldiers were ordered out in mass either to drive deep into enemy.

Mounted Raids of the Civil War by Edward G. Longacre avg rating — 9 ratings — published — 2 editions. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Longacre, Edward G., Mounted raids of the Civil War. South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes, © The romance of the cavalry, smartly outfitted with factual detail, will thrill readers of Mounted Raids of the Civil War.

In roughly chronological order, Edward G. Longacre's book presents twelve important expeditionsFederal and Confederatein various theatres of action. These were raids of consequence, though not all were successful.5/5(1).

Show synopsis The romance of the cavalry, smartly outfitted with factual detail, will thrill readers of Mounted Raids of the Civil War.

In roughly chronological order, Edward G. Longacre s book presents twelve important expeditions Federal and Confederate in various theatres of action. Mounted Raids of the Civil War by Edward G. Longacre (Trade Cloth) The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Mounted raids of the Civil War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward G Longacre; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries). A History Of The Cavalry In The Gettysburg Campaign Edward Longacre's book, "The Cavalry at Gettysburg" () is a thorough, well-written study of the mounted arms of both the Union and Confederate armies during Lee's critical Pennsylvania campaign of June 9 -- J /5.

The mounted raid was often the most audacious military action of the Civil War. Early on the Confederates were masters at employing this strategy. But as the war progressed the North developed its cavalry to the point of it operating as its own independent, tactical command.4/5. Books about the Civil War, including fiction and non-fiction selections.

Civil War Books. 1, K. The kidnapping of President Lincoln and other war detective stories Raids and romance of Morgan and his men. by Ford, Sallie Rochester, texts. Buy Mounted Raids of the Civil War 1st Edition by Edward G. Longacre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). The book overall was excellent, but I think he quit to soon and failed to cover all the raids. Like all Civil War entrys,they are tired by the end of 4 years.

Coverage of Kilpatricks debacle and some of Forest at the end, would have made this an excellent book.4/5(1). There were four types of mounted forces prevalent in the Civil War.

Cavalry were forces that fought principally on horseback, armed with carbines, pistols, and a small percentage of Civil War forces met this definition—primarily Union mounted forces in the Eastern Theater during the first half of the war.

Confederate forces in the East generally carried neither carbines nor sabers. The 3rd North Carolina (Volunteer) Mounted Infantry (3rd NCMI) was an all-volunteer mounted infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil regiment was predominantly composed of Union Loyalists from North Carolina, but also included volunteers from Tennessee and several other states.

The 3rd NCMI, under the command of Colonel George Washington Kirk, became Allegiance: Union. Small scale raiding warfare was common in Western European warfare of the Middle Ages. Much of a professional soldiers' time could be spent in "little war", carrying out raids or defending against them.

Typical of this style of warfare was the mounted raid or chevauchée, popular during the Hundred Years space: Land, Air, Sea. Edward G Longacre MOUNTED RAIDS OF THE CIVIL WAR 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover South Brunswick A. Barnes Near Fine in a Very Good price clipped dust Rating: % positive.

Thus many actions in the Civil War were raids by definition. These include Stonewall Jackson's 20, man incursion to Manassas immediately prior to Second Bull Run and Sherman's fam man March to the Sea. But for the most part we think of raids as mounted actions where more speed is required than can be provided by infantry/5(9).

Connery, William S. Mosbys Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia (Civil War Sesquicentennial). Charleston: The History Press, page. Mounted Raids of the Civil War. London: A. S. Barnes, The Cavalry at Gettysburg: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations during the Civil War's Pivotal Campaign, 9 June July Joseph O.

Shelby's "Great Raid" has been the subject of one book length account, Mark Scott's thesis The Fifth Season (Two Trails, ). Directed at a general audience as part of Osprey Publishing's Raid series, Sean McLachlan's Ride Around Missouri: Shelby's Great Raid () is another summary account.

Coming in at 80 illustration-filled pages, the book is a typical Osprey offering in.At times, cavalry raids provided essential intelligence for Civil War armies.

Stuart’s subsequent cavalry raids added to the Confederacy’s eastern successes in late After the Battle of Antietam, Lee sent Stuart to strike the railroad at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, a line on which George B. McClellan’s Union forces depended.