Alfred R. Waud, "A Guerrilla", 1862

When guerrillas attacked Union forces, the northern public was outraged. Confederate guerrillas and partisan rangers attacked the railroad and telegraph systems, opening up the war to civilians and exposing the remorseless nature of the national conflict. Their activities played a central role in the war.

About this Document

  • Source: Alfred R. Waud, "A Guerilla," 1862
  • Publisher: Library of Congress
  • Date: 1862