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Red River Campaign and Its Toll : 69 Bloody Days in Louisiana, March-May 1864 (Paperback) (Henry O.
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The text gives detailed account of the Red River Campaign, a fierce and deadly three month long battle through Central Louisiana's cotton territory. The text examines the reasons behind the campaign, and the campaign's unforeseen consequences regarding the rest of the war. Chapter titles include, The Most Terrible Charge: The Battle of Mansfield, April 8, 1864, The Union Hold at Pleasant Grove: April 8, 1864, The Tumult of Pleasant Hill: April 9, 1864, and The Old South and Cane River Crossing: April 23, 1864. The campaign and the text end with the burning of Alexandria, May 13-18, 1864. Maps, photographs, and illustrations are included. The Civil War buff will find this a good read. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)