" . . . compelling, dramatic, and well-written . . . " --Journal of Southern History
". . . compelling narrative of four years of virtually unmitigated savagery." --Blue & Gray Magazine
"[A] thorough and comprehensive study of this tragic, almost forgotten episode of American history." --History
A riveting eyewitness account of the bloody guerrilla fighting that raged along the Missouri-Kansas border during the Civil War. Drawing from a wide array of contemporary documents--including diaries, letters, and first-hand newspaper accounts--Thomas Goodrich presents a hair-raising report of life in this merciless guerrilla war.
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From 1861 to 1865, the region along the Missouri-Kansas border was the scene of unbelievable death and destruction. It was here also that some of the greatest atrocities in American history occurred. Yet in the great national tragedy of the Civil War, this savage warfare has seemed a minor episode. Black Flag is a horrifying day-by-day account of life, death, and war, told with unforgettable immediacy.About the Author:
THOMAS GOODRICH is a professional writer with a focus on the American Civil War. His previous book, Bloody Dawn: The Story of the Lawrence Massacre, was a selection of the History Book Club.
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