By Robert R. Mackey

ISBN-10: 0806136243

ISBN-13: 9780806136240

ISBN-10: 0806137363

ISBN-13: 9780806137360

The higher South—Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia—was the scene of the main harmful struggle ever fought on American soil. Contending armies swept around the quarter from the outset of the Civil warfare until eventually its finish, marking their passage at Pea Ridge, Shiloh, Perryville, and Manassas. along this much-studied clash, the Confederacy additionally waged an abnormal warfare, in keeping with nineteenth-century ideas of unconventional conflict. In The Uncivil War, Robert R. Mackey outlines the Southern technique of waging conflict throughout a whole quarter, measures the Northern reaction, and explains the outcome.

Complex army concerns formed either the accomplice abnormal conflict and the Union reaction. via designated money owed of insurgent guerrilla, partisan, and raider actions, Mackey strips away romanticized notions of the way the “shadow struggle” was once fought, proving as a substitute that abnormal battle was once a vital part of accomplice strategy.

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The higher South—Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia—was the scene of the main damaging warfare ever fought on American soil. Contending armies swept around the zone from the outset of the Civil struggle till its finish, marking their passage at Pea Ridge, Shiloh, Perryville, and Manassas. along this much-studied clash, the Confederacy additionally waged an abnormal battle, in line with nineteenth-century rules of unconventional conflict.

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