Accession Number : ADA611633


Title :   The Second Tennessee Cavalry in the American Civil War


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS


Personal Author(s) : Popejoy, Stirling D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a611633.pdf


Report Date : 13 Jun 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 107


Abstract : This thesis examines the history of the Second (Ashby's) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment during the American Civil War. The goal is to determine how the Second Tennessee Cavalry contributed to the Confederate war effort. This study will analyze the operations the unit conducted, the tactical tasks it executed, and the outcomes of the regiment's actions. This analysis will be used to determine if the regiment was effective at executing its assigned missions and if it aided Confederate commanders in achieving desired effects on the battlefield


Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY , CAVALRY , CIVIL WAR(UNITED STATES) , REGIMENT LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS , THESES


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE