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Sherman's Mississippi Campaign, Foster, Buck T.
1 Foster, Buck T. Sherman's Mississippi Campaign
University Alabama Press 2006 0817315195 / 9780817315191 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new unread. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.With the fall of Vicksburg to Union forces in mid-1863, the Federals began work to extend and consolidate their hold on the lower Mississippi Valley. As a part of this plan, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman set out from Vicksburg on February 3, 1864, with an army of some 25,000 infantry and a battalion of cavalry. They expected to be joined by another Union force moving south from Memphis and supported themselves off the land as they traveled due east across Mississippi. Sherman entered Meridian on February 14 and thoroughly destroyed its railroad facilities, munitions plants, and cotton stores, before returning to Vicksburg. Though not a particularly effective campaign in terms of enemy soldiers captured or killed, it offers a rich opportunity to observe how this large-scale raid presaged Sherman’s Atlanta and Carolina campaigns, revealing the transformation of Sherman’s strategic thinking. ; 1.1 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 232 pages;
The rehearsal for the March to the Sea. 
 
 
With the fall of Vicksburg to Union forces in mid-1863, the Federals began work to extend and consolidate their hold on the lower Mississippi Valley. As a part of this plan, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman set out from Vicksburg on February 3, 1864, with an army of some 25,000 infantry and a battalion of cavalry. They expected to be joined by another Union force moving south from Memphis and supported themselves off the land as they traveled due east across Mississippi.
 
Sherman entered Meridian on February 14 and thoroughly destroyed its railroad facilities, munitions plants, and cotton stores, before returning to Vicksburg. Though not a particularly effective campaign in terms of enemy soldiers captured or killed, it offers a rich opportunity to observe how this large-scale raid presaged Sherman’s Atlanta and Carolina campaigns, revealing the transformation of Sherman’s strategic thinking.
 

 

 
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Ohio At Vicksburg Report of the Ohio Vicksburg Battlefield Commission, Gault, W. P.
2 Gault, W. P. Ohio At Vicksburg Report of the Ohio Vicksburg Battlefield Commission
Ohio Gault 1906 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Cover is in poor condition with discoloration on spine and outside edges. Front hinge beginning to crack, not seperated. Contents clean. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare work. ; Photographs/maps; 371 pages; p 
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Two Great Raids, Most Famous Cavalry Performances of the War Col. Grierson's Successful Swoop through Mississippi, Morgan's Disastrous Raid through Indiana and Ohio, Surby, R.W.,Kiffin, G.C. General
3 Surby, R.W.,Kiffin, G.C. General Two Great Raids, Most Famous Cavalry Performances of the War Col. Grierson's Successful Swoop through Mississippi, Morgan's Disastrous Raid through Indiana and Ohio
Washington, D. C. The National Tribune 1897 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover has chips and tears. Black print. Spine has been taped. Fragile pulp pages clean and tight with a few closed end tears. Grierson's raid written by R.W. Surby of the 7th Ill. Calvary from p. 5-135, Morgan's raid written by Gen. G.C. Kiffin from p. 139-320. Grierson's Raid was a Union cavalry raid during the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. It ran from April 17 to May 2, 1863, as a diversion from Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's main attack plan on Vicksburg, Mississippi. Morgan's Raid was a diversionary incursion by Confederate cavalry into the northern U.S. states of Indiana and Ohio during the American Civil War. The raid took place from June 11–July 26, 1863, and is named for the commander of the Confederates, Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan. Although it caused temporary alarm in the North, the raid was ultimately classed as a failure. Rare work! This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; Photographs, Illustrations & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
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Reminiscences of a soldier of the Orphan brigade,, Young, L. D. Lieut.
4 Young, L. D. Lieut. Reminiscences of a soldier of the Orphan brigade,
Courier-journal job Print. Co 1918 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1918 edition. Brown paperback has water staining to pages but does not affect readability. Dedicated to "those who wore the Gray and to their children and children's children" . Author was from Paris KY Includes recollections of the Battle of Shiloh, the Bombardment of Vicksburg, Murfresesboro, the Battle of Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Dallas, and Atlanta. Lt. Young was from Paris, Ky. Also has the poem entitled "The Orphan Brigade" by Prof. N.Shaler of the Federal Army. The Orphan Brigade was the nickname of the First Kentucky Brigade, a group of military units recruited from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to fight for the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. The brigade was the largest Confederate unit to be recruited from Kentucky during the war. Its original commander was Major General John C. Breckinridge, former Vice President of the United States and candidate for President, who was enormously popular with Kentuckians. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 99 pages 
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