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By Wilmer L., PhD Jones

Frequently miraculous, occasionally bloody, and regularly soaking up, Behind Enemy Lines bargains up stories of espionage, hit-and-run raids, and guerrilla conflict. The booklet offers a brand new point of view on general elements of Civil warfare background, together with shadowy brokers, ladies utilizing their female wiles, unashamed looting, and vengeful crusades.

Popular historian Wilmer L. Jones unearths that, by means of subverting the equipment of conventional conflict, small and infrequently unorganized teams in addition to intrepid spies, bold raiders, and mutinous guerrillas became the tide of the Civil struggle faraway from the fronts of the now-legendary battlefields.

Each of the 3 sections—spies, raiders, and Guerrillas—introduces riveting bills of the often-overlooked heroes and heroines of unconventional conflict. Behind Enemy Lines spotlights such fabled infiltrators as Belle Boyd, Allen Pinkerton, and Timothy Webster. It additionally examines how the South, with its bold cavalry and incessant fight for provides, resorted to often brutal offensives led via males like Turner Ashby, John Mosby, and John Hunt Morgan. ultimately, the gripping and designated narrative friends into the bloody guerrilla conflict, spotlighting John Brown, William Clark Quantrill, and Bloody invoice Anderson, in addition to the genesis of the James-Younger Gang.

Civil battle buffs, heritage fanatics, and espionage fanatics will locate this interesting quantity a great addition to their libraries.

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