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Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered
     

Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered

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by Alan Axelrod
 

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Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-four commanders—twelve each from the Confederacy and the Union. Best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod presents a biography of each, narrates the major engagements in which each fought (emphasizing tactical leadership and outcome produced), and explores each man’s ever-controversial

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Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-four commanders—twelve each from the Confederacy and the Union. Best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod presents a biography of each, narrates the major engagements in which each fought (emphasizing tactical leadership and outcome produced), and explores each man’s ever-controversial reputation. His consequent rankings are based on both historical and modern-day sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762788491
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2016
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
252,748
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Alan Axelrod, who holds a PhD from the University of Iowa, is the best-selling author or coauthor of more than sixty books, including Patton’s Drive, a Military Book Club® Main Selection and History Book Club® Featured Alternate; and Miracle at Belleau Wood, a Military Book Club® Main Selection and History Book Club® Alternate (both Lyons Press). He is also the author of Patton: A Biography, a Military Book Club® Editor’s Choice. He has appeared on the Discovery Channel and has been a guest on NPR.

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Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The representation oh the material was relevant and meaningful. The order presented was helpful in understanding the significance of the person and his contribution to the events of the Civil War. I enjoyed the format of the presentation leader a day the events he controled.