Sherman's Horsemen

Union Cavalry Operations in the Atlanta Campaign

by David Evans

Published by: Indiana University Press

688 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253213198
  • Published: March 1999

$27.95

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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 This book, based largely upon previously unpublished materials, tells the story of Sherman's raids.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.