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THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN

Essays on Union and Confederate Leadership

by Theodore P. Savas

  • 153 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Savas Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9649907M
    ISBN 101882810627
    ISBN 109781882810628

    The Red River Campaign in the spring of was one of the most destructive of the Civil War. The agricultural wealth of the Red River Valley tempted Union General Nathaniel P. Banks to invade w troops in an attempt to seize control of the river and confiscate as much cotton as possible from local : Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Numbers 1. - Abstract from returns, and rosters of the U. S. troops composing the Red River Expedition, Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, commanding, for March 31 and Ap Numbers 2. - Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, commanding expedition and .

    Rebels on the Red | Over 50 portraits of Confederates dressed in uniform are included in this short illustrated history of the Red River Campaign. The Red River Campaign Spring, AVOYELLES PARISH March 11 - Yankees cross Atchafalaya at Simmesport March 13 - Boute de Bayou skirmish near Moreauville March 14 - Confederate Fort DeRussy is captured RAPIDES PARISH March . Feb 7, - 10 Mar - 22 May See more ideas about Red river, Civil war, War pins.

    The Red River Campaign or Red River Expedition comprised a series of battles fought along the Red River in Louisiana during the American Civil War from March 10 to The campaign was a Union initiative, fought between approximat Union troops under the command of Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, and Confederate troops under the command of Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor, whose. - Explore Diane Holley's board "Red River Campaign" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Red river, American civil war, Civil war pins.


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THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN by Theodore P. Savas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first publication of Johnson's book Red River Campaign was the year I was born (). This was less than years after the Civil War and the conflict this book attempts to review. I am from the north Louisiana region the Red River Campaign and the Battle of Mansfield was by: Book of the Month Club featured alternate, History Book Club Main Selection, Military Book featured alternate, Shiloh and Western Campaign THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN bookDouglas Southall Freeman Award nomination, MOS & B, Through the Howling Wilderness: The Red River Campaign and Union Failure in Gary Joiner is a cartographer and historian in Louisiana.

He is the co-author of Historic Shreveport — Bossier City with Marguerite R. Plummer and co-author of Red River Steamboats with Eric J. Brock. His book One Damn Blunder from Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign of was published in February by Scholarly Resources.

An Alternate Selection of the History Book Clubi1/2One of the most shocking and humiliating defeats in the United States' military history, the Red River Campaign narrowly missed turning the tide of the entire Civil War. The daring military operation took place in north Louisiana, in April of Though the Union soldiers outnumbered the Confederates nearly four to one, the Union forces 3/5(1).

Red River Campaign begins On Maone of the biggest military fiascos of the Civil War begins as a combined Union force of infantry and riverboats starts moving up the Red River.

Red River Campaign, (March 10– ), in the American Civil War, unsuccessful Union effort to seize control of the important cotton-growing states of Louisiana, Arkansas, and the spring ofUnion General Nathaniel Banks led an expedition up the Red River and, with the support of a river fleet commanded by Admiral David Dixon Porter, took Fort DeRussy and the town of.

Recommended Books: Red River Campaign The target of the campaign was Shreveport, the capital of Confederate Louisiana and the headquarters for the Army of the Trans-Mississippi. The town was the nexus of a small military-industrial complex that included armories, foundries, and a naval shipyard.

[Gary D. Joiner] ☆ The Red River Campaign: Union and Confederate Leadership and the War in Louisiana [cycling PDF] Read Online ☆ Red Rive. Buy This Book in Print.

summary. Johnson tells the story of the Red River Campaign, which took place in Louisiana and Arkansas in the spring of In response to the demands of Union Free-Soil interests in Texas, and the need of New England textile manufacturers for cotton, an expedition was undertaken to open the way to Texas.

Cited by: The Red River Campaign book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. First published inRed River Campaign examines how partisan politics, economic needs, and personal profit determined military policy and operations in Louisiana and Arkansas during the spring of In response to the demands of Free-Soil interests in Texas and the New England textiles manufacturers' need for cotton, Lincoln authorized an expedition to open the way to Texas.

Reissued in paperback this year, Michael J. Forsyth's slim book The Red River Campaign of and the Loss by the Confederacy of the Civil War is less of a broad summary (although it does provide a suitable one) and more of an analytical treatise that focuses on the question of whether the Confederates could have achieved a victory decisive.

Red River Campaign Book, Pineville, Louisiana. likes. This Civil War book describes the Red River Campaign in Central Louisiana.

The Red River Campaign was the result of a problem the North and its Union leaders had. Besides the obvious ones concerning battles and deaths and men losing their lives for the sake of freedom for the slave-cause, there were supply issues.

The North had an enormous cotton-industry during the Civil War. About the Book. The Union Army’s Red River Campaign began on Mawith a two-pronged attack aimed at gaining control of Shreveport, Louisiana. It lasted untilwhen, after suffering significant casualties, the Union army retreated to Simmesport, Louisiana.

The campaign was an attempt to prevent Confederate alliance. Johnson tells the story of the Red River Campaign, which took place in Louisiana and Arkansas in the spring of In response to the demands of Union Free-Soil interests in Texas, and the need of New England textile manufacturers for cotton, an expedition was undertaken to open the way to Texas.

The Red River Campaign in the spring of was one of the most destructive of the Civil War. The agricultural wealth of the Red River Valley tempted Union General Nathaniel P. Banks to invade w troops in an attempt to seize control of the river and confiscate as much cotton as possible from local :   The Red River Campaign and Its Toll: 69 Bloody Days in Louisiana, March-May by Henry O.

Robertson. McFarland, Paper, ISBN: $ In MarchMajor General Nathaniel Banks led a combined force of roughly thirty thousand Union soldiers deep into the heartland of Louisiana. The Union Army's Red River Campaign began on Mawith a two-pronged attack aimed at gaining control of Shreveport, Louisiana.

It lasted untilwhen, after suffering significant casualties, the Union army retreated to Simmesport, Louisiana. The campaign Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. General Nathaniel Banks conducted a combined military and naval campaign up the Red River that lasted only from March 12 tobut was one of the most destructive of the Civil War.

“It is an ugly tale, and except piecemeal—in diaries, memoirs, and chapters in other books. The Red River Campaign in the spring of was one of the most destructive of the Civil War. The agricultural wealth of the Red River Valley tempted Union General Nathaniel P.

Banks to invade w troops in an attempt to seize control of the river and confiscate as much cotton as possible f.“The Red River Campaign Letters of Lt. Charles W. Kennedy, th New York Infantry,” edited by Edward Steers.

Touring the Red River Campaign. Pulus columns, book reviews, index. Theodore P. Savas is an attorney and managing director of Savas Beatie LLC. In addition to scores of articles in magazines and newspapers, he is also the author or.

War Along the Bayous: The River Campaign in Louisiana, by William Riley Brooksher, Batsford-Brassey’s, Dulles, Va., $ Union Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks’ Red River campaign was undertaken to cut off Texas from the rest of the Confederacy, to show France that the Union still maintained a strong presence along Mexico’s border, and to capture as much cotton as .