The Grand Strategy of the War of the Rebellion [NOOK Book]

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Twenty-two years after the close of the American Civil War, General William T. Sherman shared his thoughts and insights on the "Grand Strategy" of the war. He writes:
"We veterans believe that in 1861-5 we fought a holy war, with absolute right on our side, with pure patriotism, with reasonable skill, and that we achieved a result which enabled the United States of America to resume her glorious career in the interest of all mankind, after an ...
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The Grand Strategy of the War of the Rebellion

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Overview

Twenty-two years after the close of the American Civil War, General William T. Sherman shared his thoughts and insights on the "Grand Strategy" of the war. He writes:
"We veterans believe that in 1861-5 we fought a holy war, with absolute right on our side, with pure patriotism, with reasonable skill, and that we achieved a result which enabled the United States of America to resume her glorious career in the interest of all mankind, after an interruption of four years by as needless a war as ever afflicted a people.
The causes which led up to that war have been well described... innumerable volumes have been published, and nearly all the leading magazines of our country have added most interesting narratives of events... Editors...applied long ago to have me assist them in their laudable purpose. I declined, but the pendulum of time seems to have swung too far in the wrong direction: one is likely to receive the impression that the civil war was only a scramble for power by mobs, and not a war of high principle, guided by men of great intelligence according to the best light they possessed. Discovering that one branch of the history of that war, 'Grand Strategy,' has been overlooked or slighted by writers, I have undertaken to discuss it."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012202185
  • Publisher: Wetware Media, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/26/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 778,263
  • File size: 38 KB

Meet the Author

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. Military historian B. H. Liddell Hart famously declared that Sherman was "the first modern general.
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