General Hancock (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

General Hancock (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Francis A. Walker
     
 

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Winfield Scott Hancock (1824-1886) led Union troops into the Battle of Gettsyburg. The author, who served under him during the Civil War, focuses this 1895 life story on Hancock’s leadership at Williamsburg, Antietam, and elsewhere, adding a chapter on the general’s life after the war, including his run for the Presidency in 1880.

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Winfield Scott Hancock (1824-1886) led Union troops into the Battle of Gettsyburg. The author, who served under him during the Civil War, focuses this 1895 life story on Hancock’s leadership at Williamsburg, Antietam, and elsewhere, adding a chapter on the general’s life after the war, including his run for the Presidency in 1880.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411443952
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
370
File size:
692 KB

Meet the Author

Francis Amasa Walker (1840-1897) fought in the Civil War as a Massachusetts volunteer. He was promoted to brigadier general after his release from a Confederate prison. An economist, statistician, journalist, educator, he was superintendent of the U.S. Census and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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