Why did the Confederacy lose so many men? The authors contend that the Confederates bled themselves nearly to death in the first three years of the war by making costly attacks more often than the Federals. Offensive tactics, which had been used successfully by Americans in the Mexican War, were much less effective in the 1860s because an improved ...
Why did the Confederacy lose so many men? The authors contend that the Confederates bled themselves nearly to death in the first three years of the war by making costly attacks more often than the Federals. Offensive tactics, which had been used successfully by Americans in the Mexican War, were much less effective in the 1860s because an improved weapon the rifle had given increased strength to defenders. This book describes tactical theory in the 1850s and suggests how each related to Civil War tactics. It also considers the development of tactics in all three arms of the service during the Civil War."
Fair. A readable copy only. All pages and the cover are intact, may not include dust jacket. Pages may include considerable notes in pen or have highlighting. Possible ex library copy. May not contain accessories.
Fair. Acceptable condition. Good as reading copy. Text is clean. Some age-toning to pages. No DJ. Cover has shelf wear, with fading/fraying along edges, spine, and corners, plus bumping/dents at edges and spine. Discusses the difference between Southern and Northern tactics and covers the impact of Southern social and cultural traditions on their war efforts.
Fine Condition in Good jacket. Dust Jacket chipped, torn. Previous owner's book-plate. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Civil War Era; ISBN: 0817300732. ISBN/EAN: 9780817300739. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21397.
Collectible; Good in Good jacket. Clean! ! No Marks. Lightly Read If At All. From Private Collection. In Archival Mylar Protected Dust Jacket First Edition. Previous owner's inscription on 2nd inside page. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is good.
209pp. green cloth sm 4to: near Very Good in an edge torn dj in Brodart poly cover [top & fore edges are age darkened; some turned page corners; else nrVG] A provocative history of Confederate military tactics.
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