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by David Evans

Author: David Evans
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Indiana University Press; First Edition edition (September 1, 1996)
Pages: 688 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.5
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David Evans has done a masterful job of analyzing the information related to Union cavalry operations during Sherman's Atlanta Campaign.

David Evans has done a masterful job of analyzing the information related to Union cavalry operations during Sherman's Atlanta Campaign. I initially wasn't as keen on this book as I am now, but my reservations are related to how the publisher dealt with citations, and not Mr. Evan's scholarship. If one overlooks the fact that it is sometimes difficult to determine which specific citation of several in the same foot note is the one that provided a specific quotation this book is head and shoulders above anything else.

Sherman's Horsemen book. Attempting a quick, decisive victory in the 1864 struggle for Atlanta, William Tecumseh Sherman's cavalry wreaked havoc in the countryside around the city. This book, based largely upon previously unpublished materials, tells the story of Sherman's raids.

David Evans's Sherman's Horsemen adds yet another chapter to this welcome trend. Union cavalry was decisive from the very start of the Atlanta campaign. It helped oust Joseph E. Johnston from successive southward positions along the Western & Atlantic Railroad, enabled William T. Sherman to secure a permanent position across the Chattahoochee River and, shortly thereafter, Peachtree Creek. As Sherman descended upon Atlanta itself, he turned again to mounted troops to isolate its defenders by severing rail communications to the city.

Evans notes that Sherman broke with the usual strategic practice of using cavalry to support infantry assaults, instead .

Evans notes that Sherman broke with the usual strategic practice of using cavalry to support infantry assaults, instead launching his horsemen on lightning raids against the Southern armies. A rich narrative that will delight students of the Civil War.

Union cavalry operations in the Atlanta campaign. by Evans, David Subjects. Atlanta Campaign, 1864, Cavalry operations. There's no description for this book yet. Published 1996 by Indiana University Press in Bloomington.

Detailed history of Union Cavalry operations during the Atlanta Campaign.

During the Atlanta Campaign, he achieved a notable success in a cavalry action near Macon, Georgia, capturing Union Army Ma. Sherman's Horsemen: Union Cavalry Operations in the Atlanta Campaign. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

During the Atlanta Campaign, he achieved a notable success in a cavalry action near Macon, Georgia, capturing Union Army Maj. Gen. George Stoneman and hundreds of his me.

Sherman's Horsemen: Union Cavalry Operations in the Atlanta Campaign. My great-grandfather participated in some of these actions and kept a diary. Reading Evans' book cleared up a lot of misconceptions I had formed from reading only my relative's private's-eye view from horseback. Excellent! By Thriftbooks. com User, May 2, 1998. This book made the events that occurred come to life. I couldn't put it down.

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". . . massively researched . . . those seeking a richly detailed journal of the cavalry's role in one of the war's crucial campaigns will find this book irreplaceable." --Blue & Gray Magazine

"This volume is meticulously detailed and comes to some convincing conclusions." --The Journal of American History

"A vivid account of the campaign that helped decide the outcome of the Civil War. . . . A rich narrative that will delight students of the Civil War."--Kirkus Reviews

Attempting a quick, decisive victory in the 1864 struggle for Atlanta, William Tecumseh Sherman's cavalry wreaked havoc in the countryside around the city. This book, based largely upon previously unpublished materials, tells the story of Sherman's raids. Through exhaustive research, David Evans has been able to recreate a vivid, captivating, and meticulously detailed image of the day-by-day life of the Yankee horse soldier.