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By Joshua Beau Blackwell

within the spring of 1865, George Stoneman's cavalry department departed Salisbury, North Carolina, with one target in brain: returning domestic. even though, after the cave in of the Confederacy, the fixed department was once ordered to understand the exiled accomplice president Jefferson Davis, no matter if it intended "follow[ing] him to the ends of the earth."? by means of may possibly, the raid had reworked into an uphill fight of frustration, pillage, revenge, terror and wavering loyalty to the flag because the soldiers crashed down at the civilian populations that lay of their course with demonical ferocity. making an allowance for neighborhood folklore and traditions of the raid, historian Beau Blackwell follows the column's direction because it sacks the town of Asheville, canvasses the Palmetto kingdom, plunders Greenville, terrorizes Anderson and eventually tramples the soil of Georgia.

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