The Battle of Carthage, Missouri

The Battle of Carthage, Missouri

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qThe Battle of Carthage, Missouri, was the first full-scale land battle of the Civil War. The two armies collided on July 5, 1861. The New York Times called it qthe first serious conflict between United States troops and the rebels.q Described are the events leading up to the battle, the battle itself, and the aftermathq--Provided by publisher.north to aid Jackson and at the same time to block the rebel Missourians from reaching Price. ... Garrisons were in place along the Wire Road between Rolla and Springfield, and Colonel Salomona#39;s Fifth Missouri stood at less than halfits normal ... Conrad with a company of the Third Regiment and the instructions, a€œ You are to protect the Unionloving people, a€ he said, a€œagainst bands of secessionists.a€ a€œYesanbsp;...

Title:The Battle of Carthage, Missouri
Author:Kenneth E. Burchett
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-11-29


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