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Dixie Victorious An Alternate History of the Civil WarBased on a series of fascinating What ifs posed by leading military historians this intriguing new alternate history reconstructs moments during the American Civil War which could conceivably have altered the entire course of the war and led to a Confederate victory Commencing with real Charles van BurenTOP 1000 REVIEWER40 out of 5 starsEssays not short storiesFebruary 23 2019Format Kindle EditionSome reviewers obviously do not understand what they are reviewing THIS IS ALTERNATE HISTORY WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN NOT WHAT WAS Where the essays deviate from history as you remember it are deliberate explorations of possibilities not errors of factIf you are looking for a book of war stories this isn't it The offerings are in the form of essays One would think that it would be difficult to tackle this topic and produce boredom but some of the authors manage it However some of the entries are uite good Some of the alternate possibilities are believable than others The essay on what could have happened in the Red River Campaign is one of the livelier interesting offerings The Union failure could certainly have been disastrous than it really was On several occasions it came within a hairs breadth of ignominious defeat and catastrophe In actual history the venal war profiteer Admiral David Porter came very close to losing his entire fleet In this book's essay he gets what he deserved Some of the essays are uite clearly feel good storiesRecommended for those with a serious interest in the topic Not so much for those looking for good stories Much better than Tsouras' abysmal GETTYSBURG AN ALTERNATE HISTORY

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Ost the crucial 1864 election? Or if Stuart's Cavalry at Gettysburg arrived in time to give Lee the freedom of operation he lacked in reality? These and many convincing scenarios are played out against the dramatic and colorful backdrop of this critical and bloody era of American history Tourist and his authors provide an interesting set of scenarios for southern victory ranging from Unbelievable to very plausible It can be pedantic as it reads like history rather than a novel

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EBOOK ñ EPUB Dixie Victorious An Alternate History of the Civil War ê 9781853676896 ☆ DANPASHLEY ✓ [Reading] ➮ Dixie Victorious An Alternate History of the Civil War ➶ Peter G. Tsouras – Danpashley.co.uk Based on a series of fascinating WhaBattles actions and characters each scenario has been carefully constructed to reveal how at points of decision a different choice or minor incident could have set in motion an entirely new train of events altering history forever What if Sherman was stalled outside Atlanta and Lincoln l Interesting collection of essays; several show how easily the Civil War could have turned out different such as the effect of an aggressive Confederate commander like Albert S Johnston in the Vicksburg Campaign or the absence of Prince Albert during the Trent affair On the other hand some of the alternate history scenarios seem rather implausible For example with the two essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign I'm not sure the Army of Northern Virginia could have accomplished so much since so many of its units were at extremely low strength due to casualties and straggling over the previous two monthsAs a minor point I don't understand the purpose of the fictional footnotes; these could have been used to explain why the author chose a particular seuence of events