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The Red River Campaign of 1864 and the Loss by the Confederacy of the Civil War

by Forsyth, Michael J.
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Retail Price: $35.00
Issue: Spring 2002
ISBN: 078641118x

Although this campaign is viewed as a Southern victory, it has generally been regarded as an insignificant action in terms of contribution to the outcome of the war. Forsyth, in his reexamination of the Union offensive, argues that the South had - and lost - an excellent opportunity to inflict a decisive defeat that might have changed the course of history.

review of The Red River Campaign of 1864 and the Loss by the Confederacy of the Civil War, by Forsyth, Michael J., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2002).