Spies, Scouts & Raiders - Irregular Operations (The Civil War Series)
Time-Life Books | 1985 | ISBN: 0809447134 | PDF | 184 pages | 30.5 MB
During the Civil War both North & South employed irregular forces & spies to try to gain advantage over the enemy. This volume looks at these various elements: Confederate spy rings, the Pinkerton agency, Morgan's raiders, Mosby, etc. This book has great photos of artifacts, contemporary photos, & artwork. A fascinating read on how special operations & intelligence-gathering were conducted because these two functions became formalized parts of modern military establishments. It includes sidebars on secret weapons, photos of some of Quantrill's most notorious raiders, U.S. Military Railroads, the General Raid, codes & ciphers & Confederate operations from Canada.