Colin J. McRae: Confederate Financial Agent: Blockade Running in the Trans-Mississippi as Affected by the Confederate Governments Direct European Procurement of Goods

Paperback / softback
This biography of Confederate financial agent Colin McRae is now offered in an expanded 2008 edition which includes archival documents, correspondence and accounting records that illustrate how this man was instrumental in the financial management of the Southern States during the Civil War. Arnold (Texas A&M U.) has easily doubled Davis' original 1960 text, adding more insight into how McRae used blockade running along the Mississippi River to shore up financial strength in order to fight the war. Written for Civil War history buffs and students, this book contains plenty of photographs of the original documents and correspondence.