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The armies of U.S. Grant

Author: James R Arnold
Publisher: London : Arms and Armour, New York, NY : Distributed in the USA by Sterling Publishing, [1995] [1995] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A story of the development of a great fighting force, the Army of the Tennessee, and the story of how the commander of that army adapts to an entirely different army and a wholly new style of war when he comes East to grapple with his greatest foe."--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Heer; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Arnold
ISBN: 1854091778 9781854091772
OCLC Number: 32457126
Description: 288 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: A period of apprenticeship --
The camp of instruction --
First fire at Belmont --
River to victory --
Shiloh : the painful lessons --
Towards a veteran Army --
Grant's greatest campaign --
'We had caught our rabbit' --
'A controlling and regulating mind' --
Warfare in transition --
The star-crossed Army --
'If it takes all summer' --
Stalemate --
To win a war --
Epilogue : pass in review.
Responsibility: James R. Arnold.

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This text, a companion volume to Philip Katcher's "The Army of Robert E. Lee", describes Ulysses Grant's work for the North during the American Civil War. It focuses on his ability to create, adapt,  Read more...

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