Generals in Blue and Gray: Vol.1, Lincoln's Generals

Generals in Blue and Gray: Vol.1, Lincoln's Generals

by Wilmer L. Jones
     
 

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This volume uses biographical sketches of twenty-one Union generals to tell the story of the Civil War and examine the implementation of Northern strategy. Among these generals are prominent figures like Ulysses S. Grant, George McClellan, and William T. Sherman, as well as Daniel Sickles, whose actions sparked intense controversy at Gettysburg, and the lesser known

Overview

This volume uses biographical sketches of twenty-one Union generals to tell the story of the Civil War and examine the implementation of Northern strategy. Among these generals are prominent figures like Ulysses S. Grant, George McClellan, and William T. Sherman, as well as Daniel Sickles, whose actions sparked intense controversy at Gettysburg, and the lesser known John McClernand, a congressman who lobbied for his own appointment. In Wilmer Jones's accounts, which focus on character, personality, leadership ability, military skill, and politics, each general comes starkly to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811732864
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
02/20/2006
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Wilmer L. Jones is an independent researcher who has spent the past forty-five years studying the Civil War. He lives in Towson, Maryland.

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