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Yankee Blitzkrieg: Wilson's Raid through Alabama and Georgia

by Jones, James Pickett
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Retail Price: $18.00
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 0813190045

Reprinted with an updated preface, James Pickett Jones follows Maj. Gen. James H. Wilson's advance with 13,000 Union cavalrymen through Selma, Montgomery, Columbus, and Macon during the final weeks of the Civil War. Wilson is depicted as brash, ambitious, and imaginative, and horsemen under his command proved worthy of defeating Nathan Bedford Forrest at Selma and capturing Jefferson Davis at Irwinville.

review of Yankee Blitzkrieg: Wilson's Raid through Alabama and Georgia, by Jones, James Pickett, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).