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Author Olson, Gordon L.

Title The notorious Isaac Earl and his scouts : Union soldiers, prisoners, spies / Gordon L. Olson
Published Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Prologue: an occupation army -- President Lincoln's call -- On the Mississippi -- "Zeal, daring, and good conduct" -- "Rusticating, foraging, and scouting" -- "Organize a corps of mounted scouts" -- "The country's terror" -- "A valuable agent of the government" -- "Invaluable services" -- "I shall do all I can" -- The scouts' contributions -- Epilogue: "good service."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-289) and index
Notes English
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Subject Earl, Isaac Newton, -1864.
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1863-1866)
United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1863)
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Biography.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Scouts and scouting.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1467442240 (electronic bk.)
9781467442244 (electronic bk.)