About this episode:
This time around, a different delivery, a different approach. Rather than anecdotes and stories from a biography, battle or campaign, this time a series of facts, figures, theories and themes that set the stage for waging civil war. This session: Strategy, Tactics, Arms and Technology - a basis for understanding why our civil conflict was so long and so costly.
Some Characters Mentioned In This Episode:
Carl von Clausewitz
Dennis Hart Mahan
William J. Hardee
For Further Reading:
Battle Tactics of the Civil War by Paddy Griffith
The Civil War Dictionary by Mark M. Boatner III
Get The Guide:
Want to learn more about the Civil War? A great place to start is Fred's guide, The Civil War: A History of the War between the States from Workman Publishing. The guide is in its 9th printing.
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Producer: Dan Irving