Battle of Mine Creek, The: The Crushing End of the Missouri by Jeffrey D. Stalnaker

By Jeffrey D. Stalnaker

In 1864, Union troops managed a lot of the South, Sherman�s males marched with impunity via Georgia and defeat at Gettysburg was once a painful and far away reminiscence. The Confederacy had to stem the tide. accomplice significant common Sterling expense led a military of twelve thousand troops on a determined cost via Missouri to carry the nation to the Confederacy and sprint President Lincoln�s hopes for reelection. This bold crusade culminated with the conflict of Mine Creek. A significantly outnumbered Union military overwhelmed the accomplice forces in a single of the war�s biggest and so much audacious cavalry fees. Historian
Jeff Stalnaker places the reader within the saddle with the Union soldiers as they smash all wish for insurgent victory within the Trans-Mississippi.

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