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The Guerrilla Hunters: Irregular Conflicts During the Civil War (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War)

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Throughout the Civil War, irregular warfare including the use of hit-and-run assaults, ambushes, and raiding tactics thrived in localized guerrilla fights within the Border States and the Confederate South. The Guerrilla Hunters offers a comprehensive overview of the tactics, motives, and actors in these conflicts, from the Confederate-authorized Partisan Rangers, a milita ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published April 3rd 2017 by Louisiana State University Press
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Sarah Kennedy
Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
This collection of essays about various sorts of combatants during the Civil War is a very useful guide to conflicts that occurred in lesser-known areas of the country, particularly Missouri. Some chapters focus on rogue bands of fighters while others turn their attention to women--groups that are often overlooked in histories of the Civil War.

This book works best as a resource for specific points of interest, though it will make good lucky-dipping reading for anyone interested in either the Ci
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