ISBN-10:
1841763195
ISBN-13:
9781841763194
Pub. Date:
09/28/2003
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
American Civil War Commanders (4) Confederate Leaders / Edition 1

American Civil War Commanders (4) Confederate Leaders / Edition 1

by Philip Katcher, Richard Hook

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American Civil War Commanders (4) Confederate Leaders / Edition 1

Osprey's study of the commanders of the American Civil War (1861-1865). In the Western theater of war the Confederacy had the misfortune to face, with inferior resources, some of the outstanding Union leaders early in their careers. The Southern commanders who faced Grant, Sherman and Sheridan in these campaigns were of varied backgrounds and talents: some had been sent West in disfavour, others were foolishly quarrelsome, and after A.S.Johnston's death at Shiloh there was no single figure with the authority to dominate them. Some were nevertheless of the highest class: men like Joseph E.Johnston, the cavalry leader Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the little known Patrick Cleburne and Alexander Stewart earned ungrudging respect. This book details the careers, personalities and appearance of 24 generals of the Army of Tennessee and the other Confederate commands in the West.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841763194
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Series: Elite Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.21(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

Philip Katcher was born in Los Angeles, California, to parents involved in the film industry. He was educated at the University of Maryland and served in the US Army in Vietnam. He has also been an active participant in living history activities, especially in the 18th and 19th century periods. He has written a number of books on various periods of US military history and presently is editor/publisher of Military Images Magazine.

Table of Contents

P. Beauregard, B. Bragg, J. Bfreckinridge, S. Buckner, B. Cheatham, P. Cleburne, N. Fiorrest, F. Gardner, W. Hardee, D. Hill, J. Hood, W. Jackson, A. S. Johnston, J. E. Johnston, W. Loring, B. McCulloch, J. Magruder, J. Morgan, L. Polk, E. Smith, A. P. Stewart, R. Taylor, Earl Van Dorn, J. Wheeler

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