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The Dahlgren Affair: Terror and Conspiracy in the Civil War

by Schultz, Duane
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 0393319865

By 1864, mounting casualties and swelling prisoner ranks spawned desperate plans on both sides to secure victory. Ulric Dahlgren's Richmond raid sought to free Union prisoners but its failure emboldened Confederate retributions against Northern civilians. New in paperback.

review of The Dahlgren Affair: Terror and Conspiracy in the Civil War, by Schultz, Duane, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).