The Cavalry at Appomattox: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations During the Civil Wars Climactic Campaign, March 27-April 9, 1865 Edward G. Longacre

ISBN: 9780811700511

Published: July 1st 2003

Hardcover

272 pages


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The Cavalry at Appomattox: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations During the Civil Wars Climactic Campaign, March 27-April 9, 1865  by  Edward G. Longacre

The Cavalry at Appomattox: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations During the Civil Wars Climactic Campaign, March 27-April 9, 1865 by Edward G. Longacre
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The final campaign of the American Civil War in the eastern theater witnessed the zenith of American cavalry warfare, the salient aspect of the operation. The Appomattox Campaign not only determined whether the conflict would continue, but also whichMoreThe final campaign of the American Civil War in the eastern theater witnessed the zenith of American cavalry warfare, the salient aspect of the operation.

The Appomattox Campaign not only determined whether the conflict would continue, but also which army had better assimilated the intricate, difficult lessons of mounted service. The outcome indicated why the Union troopers emerged victorious: They displayed greater tactical versatility--the ability to fight mounted and afoot--whereas the Confederate horsemen considered the outdated saber charge the essence of mounted battle.



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