The American Civil War and the Wars of the Industrial Revolution (The History of Warfare)

The American Civil War and the Wars of the Industrial Revolution (The History of Warfare)

Brian Holden Reid


The Civil conflict used to be the bloodiest in America's heritage, comprising 149 engagements of value and 2200 skirmishes. the writer narrates the background of the warfare and likewise describes how such components as generalship, employees paintings, association, intelligence and logistics have an effect on the form and judgements of the battlefield. He appears on the strengths, and weaknesses of the opposing facets - the North's commercial power and the South's fabric shortages, for instance - and the influence of recent guns on strategies. He explores the an important position of the economic revolution at the process 19th-century struggle, first within the Crimean battle, then in Prussia's wars with Austria and France, and such a lot dramatically within the American Civil struggle.

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