Title: The McCook-Stoneman Raid
Publisher: Dorrance & Co, Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1976
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Almost Fine
Edition: First Edition
Book Type: Civil War
DJ has small/thin blemish on rear panel of DJ, barely visible. 189pp with Index. Red cloth. 1st Ed. Square, tight, bright copy with firm corners. No remainder mark. No internal names, notes or markings. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover ($6.95). Story of the raid on the Macon and Western Railroad in Atlanta, GA that secured the Union Victory in the Battle of Atlanta. USPS Tracking provided. (H) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 17199
Synopsis: Account of General Joseph Wheeler's interception of Sherman's forces led by McCook and Stoneman, resulting in a complete rout of the divisions of Federal cavalry. Chapters entitled: The White House, Seventy-four Days, Hood Takes Over, Night March, The Battle of Atlanta, The Die is Cast, Forward Ho, The Battle of Ezra Church, Over the River, A Costly Delay, Retrograde Ride Unexpected Guests, The Battle of Brown's Mill, Run for the River, After the Storm, Macon and Return, The Battle of Sunshine Church, Mulberry River, Anxious Days, A Stubborn Defense, A Delicate Maneuver, The Battle of Jonesboro, Fire of the Phoenix, A City Fairly Won, The Campaign Ends. Includes Confederate defense of railroads in Newnan and Macon, Georgia. The Confederacy attached Stoneman near Macon and almost annihilated his command before it could escape. General Sherman became convinced that this cavalry could not, or would not, make a sufficient lodgment on the railroad below Atlanta.
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