This volume takes an in-depth look at Lees audacious plan, from the circumstances surrounding its inception, simultaneous cavalry and amphibious attacks on Point Lookout, and its somewhat ironic finale. With international recognition hanging in the balance for the Confederacy, the failure of Lees plan saved the Union and ultimately changed the course of the war.Johnson and Buell, 4:122; Faust 825. 9. William B. Feis, Granta#39;s Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox, (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2002), 268; Ulysses S. Grant to Julia Dent Grant, May 13, 1864, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Lee's Bold Plan for Point Lookout|
|Author||:||Jack E. Schairer|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2008-09-30|