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Pea Ridge : Civil War Campaign in the West

By: Shea, William L.
Contributor(s): Hess, Earl J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1992Description: 1 online resource (432 p.).ISBN: 9780807869765.Subject(s): Civil war | Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 | Prairie Grove, Battle of, Ark., 1862Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pea Ridge : Civil War Campaign in the WestDDC classification: 973.731 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Winter Campaign; Chapter 2. Price's Running Stand; Chapter 3. The Hunter and the Hunted; Chapter 4. Rush to Glory; Chapter 5. Death of a Texan; Chapter 6. Battle in the Brush; Chapter 7. A Battle Half Won; Chapter 8. Clash in Cross Timber Hollow; Chapter 9. Perseverance beside a Tavern; Chapter 10. High Tide at Elkhorn; Chapter 11. Soften the Heart; Chapter 12. Thunder in the Ozarks; Chapter 13. Victory and Defeat; Chapter 14. The Vulture and the Wolf; Chapter 15. Marching through Arkansas; Conclusion. A Military Analysis of Pea Ridge
Appendix 1. The Legacy of Pea RidgeAppendix 2. Order of Battle; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The 1862 battle of Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas was one of the largest Civil War engagements fought on the western frontier, and it dramatically altered the balance of power in the Trans-Mississippi. This study of the battle is based on research in archives from Connecticut to California and includes a pioneering study of the terrain of the sprawling battlefield, as well as an examination of soldiers' personal experiences, the use of Native American troops, and the role of Pea Ridge in regional folklore.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Winter Campaign; Chapter 2. Price's Running Stand; Chapter 3. The Hunter and the Hunted; Chapter 4. Rush to Glory; Chapter 5. Death of a Texan; Chapter 6. Battle in the Brush; Chapter 7. A Battle Half Won; Chapter 8. Clash in Cross Timber Hollow; Chapter 9. Perseverance beside a Tavern; Chapter 10. High Tide at Elkhorn; Chapter 11. Soften the Heart; Chapter 12. Thunder in the Ozarks; Chapter 13. Victory and Defeat; Chapter 14. The Vulture and the Wolf; Chapter 15. Marching through Arkansas; Conclusion. A Military Analysis of Pea Ridge

Appendix 1. The Legacy of Pea RidgeAppendix 2. Order of Battle; Notes; Bibliography; Index

The 1862 battle of Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas was one of the largest Civil War engagements fought on the western frontier, and it dramatically altered the balance of power in the Trans-Mississippi. This study of the battle is based on research in archives from Connecticut to California and includes a pioneering study of the terrain of the sprawling battlefield, as well as an examination of soldiers' personal experiences, the use of Native American troops, and the role of Pea Ridge in regional folklore.

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