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Glatthaar, Joseph T. 1956-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 122 publications in 1 language and 8,151 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Dictionaries  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources  Catalogs  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: E540.N3, 973.7415
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Most widely held works by Joseph T Glatthaar
Forged in battle : the Civil War alliance of Black soldiers and white officers by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the tumultuous background of military combat, racial conflict, and struggle for national survival, this book brings to life the story and extraordinary performance of The United States Colored Troops on the battlefields of the Civil War. One hundred and eighty thousand African-Americans, enslaved in the South, discriminated against in the North, and widely regarded as inferior in both sections, became soldiers in the Union Army in a bold experiment born of necessity
The march to the sea and beyond : Sherman's troops in the Savannah and Carolinas campaigns by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his famous "March to the Sea" in 1864 and 1865 General William Sherman effectively ended the Civil War and at the same time introduced the devastating concept of "total war." Joseph T. Glatthaar presents here a lively and dramatic account of this terrifying and terrifyingly effective sweep through the South from an entirely new perspective: through the eyes of the common soldier. - Jacket flap
General Lee's army : from victory to collapse by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Robert E. Lee's army was a surprise to almost everyone: With daring early victories and an invasion into the North, they nearly managed to convince the North to give up the fight. Astonishingly, after 150 years of scholarship, there are still some major surprises about the Army of Northern Virginia. Historian Joseph T. Glatthaar draws on sources assembled over two decades--from letters and diaries, to official war records, to a new, definitive database of statistics--to rewrite the history of the Civil War's most important army and, indeed, of the war itself. The history of Lee's army is a powerful lens on the entire war. The fate of Lee's army explains why the South almost won--and why it lost. The story of his men--their reasons for fighting, their cohesion, mounting casualties, diseases, supply problems, and discipline problems--tells it all.--From publisher description
Partners in command : the relationships between leaders in the Civil War by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherman, Grant, Jackson, Lee, and all the great commanders of the Civil War remain a source of enduring fascination. But, although their individual personalities and strategies are well-known, the truth is that no commander fights a war alone. An essential determinant of victory in any large-scale conflict is effective collaboration among high-ranking military commanders and between those leaders and their civilian superiors. This was especially true in the Civil War where compatability and communication among commanders spelled the difference between victory and defeat for the Union. While the South had its share of successful partnerships, the intense conflict and mistrust among Confederate leaders contributed heavily to their ultimate defeat. Now, prize-winning historian Joseph T. Glatthaar takes us into battlefield tents and halls of government, to look closely at several of these critical relationships on both sides of the conflict and assess their impact on the outcome of the Civil War. - Jacket flap
Forgotten allies : the Oneida Indians and the American Revolution by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribal, violent, riven with fierce and competing loyalties, the American Revolution as told through the Oneida Indians, the only Iroquois Nation to side with the rebels, shatters the old story of a contest of ideas punctuated by premodern set-piece warfare pitting patriotic colonists against British Redcoats. With new detail and historical sweep, Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin offer a vivid account of the Revolution's forgotten heroes, the allies who risked their land, their culture, and their lives to join in a war that gave birth to a new nation at the expense of their own. Not only capturing for the first time the full sacrifice of the Oneida in securing American independence, Forgotten Allies also provides details and insights into Oneida culture and how it was shaped, changed, and molded throughout many years of contact with the American colonists. Above all else, it depicts the valor and determination of an Indian nation that fought with all the resolve of the rebels only to be erased from America's collective memory. A long-overdue corrective, Forgotten Allies makes certain that the Oneidas' story is finally told
Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia : a statistical portrait of the troops who served under Robert E. Lee by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this ... quantitative study, Joseph T. Glatthaar provides a comprehensive narrative and statistical analysis of many key aspects of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia ... While gathering research materials for [another project] Glatthaar compiled quantative data on the background and service of 600 randomly selected soldiers - 150 artillerists, 150 cavalrymen, and 300 infantrymen - affording him ... insight into the pre-war and wartime experience of Lee's troops ... While confirming much of what is believed about the army, Glatthaar's evidence [presented in this volume] challenges some conventional thinking in significant ways ... and provides a broader and fuller portrait of the men who served under General Lee"--Jacket
General Lee's army from victory to collapse by Joseph T Glatthaar( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of the Civil War and the Confederacy is told through the lens of its most crucial army, the Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Robert E. Lee. General Lee's Army takes readers across the Rebel landscape, from campfires to battlefields to their homes, as it portrays a world of life, death, healing, and hardship. Detailing the feelings and conduct of officers and enlisted men throughout the course of the war, it demonstrates how effectively Lee's men served their country and just how close the South came to winning the great war between the states--and why it ultimately lost. Glatthaar investigates the South's commitment to the war and its gradual erosion, and he analyzes Lee's army in triumph and defeat. Fourteen years in the making, this scholarly tour-de-force upends much of the conventional wisdom about the Civil War
Leaders of the lost cause : new perspectives on the Confederate high command( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Civil War : the war in the West, 1863-1865 by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nordstaterne. Nordstatshæren. Unionshæren. Sydstaterne. Amerikas konfødererede stater. Konføderationen. Sydstatshæren
The Civil War( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the events that surrounded the capture of Atlanta, followed by Sherman's famous campaign of destruction through the southern interior which culminated in April 1865 with the surrender of the last major Confederate field army at Durham Station, North Carolina
The Civil War's Black soldiers by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil War : Fort Sumter to Appomattox by Gary W Gallagher( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, the American Civil War spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives. From its outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. This book explores the political, historical and cultural significance of the American Civil War, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel ca
The war in the West, 1863-1865 by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confederate military manuscripts( Book )

in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection chronicles the organization and operation of the Southern war effort from the papers of the Confederate States of America to the personal correspondence and dairies of soldiers
The American Civil War : this mighty scourge of war by Joseph T Glatthaar( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the effect of the war on all Americans. You'll learn how armies were recruited, equipped, and trained. You'll learn about the hard lot of prisoners. You'll hear how soldiers on both sides dealt with the rigors of camp life, campaigns, and the terror of combat. You'll understand how slaves and their falling masters responded to the advancing war. And you will see the desperate price paid by the families so many left behind
Union soldiers and their attitudes on Sherman's Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns by Joseph T Glatthaar( )

5 editions published between 1893 and 1985 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Civil War, 1863-1865 by Robert K Krick( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the microfilm edition of Confederate military manuscripts by Martin Paul Schipper( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford companion to American military history by John Whiteclay Chambers( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries cover major wars, battles, military leaders, branches of service, weapons, naval vessels, aircraft, types of warfare, military life, Acts of Congress, peace groups, and cultural influences
The American Civil War (4) by Joseph T Glatthaar( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; Chronology; Warring sides: War takes its toll; The fighting: Overview and final stages; Common soldiers: Black soldiers and POWs; Portrait of a soldier: William Wilbur Edgerton; The world around war: The home fronts; Portrait of a civilian: Emma LeConte; How the war ended: Peace is declared; Conclusion and consequences: United States; Further reading; Copyright
 
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Glatthaar, Joseph

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The march to the sea and beyond : Sherman's troops in the Savannah and Carolinas campaignsGeneral Lee's army : from victory to collapseForgotten allies : the Oneida Indians and the American RevolutionSoldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia : a statistical portrait of the troops who served under Robert E. LeeGeneral Lee's army from victory to collapseLeaders of the lost cause : new perspectives on the Confederate high commandThe American Civil War : the war in the West, 1863-1865The Civil War