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By Joshua Beau Blackwell

ISBN-10: 160949315X

ISBN-13: 9781609493158

within the spring of 1865, George Stoneman's cavalry department departed Salisbury, North Carolina, with one aim in brain: returning domestic. despite the fact that, after the cave in of the Confederacy, the fastened department was once ordered to recognize the exiled accomplice president Jefferson Davis, whether it intended "follow[ing] him to the ends of the earth."? by means of may well, the raid had reworked into an uphill fight of frustration, pillage, revenge, terror and wavering loyalty to the flag because the soldiers crashed down at the civilian populations that lay of their direction with demonical ferocity. making an allowance for neighborhood folklore and traditions of the raid, historian Beau Blackwell follows the column's direction because it sacks the town of Asheville, canvasses the Palmetto nation, plunders Greenville, terrorizes Anderson and eventually tramples the soil of Georgia.

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