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Citizen general : Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War era

Author: Gene Schmiel
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, 2014.
Series: War and society in North America (Athens, Ohio)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jacob Dolson Cox, a former divinity student with no formal military training, was among those who rose to the challenge. In a conflict in which "political generals" often proved less than competent,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Jacob D Cox; Jacob D Cox
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Schmiel
ISBN: 9780821420829 0821420828 9780821420836 0821420836 0821444808 9780821444801
OCLC Number: 861676486
Description: xiii, 340 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Citizen of the Western Reserve: maturing in peace, girding for war --
A citizen-general secures (West) Virginia --
Citizen-general on the national stage: the Maryland Campaign --
Citizen/political general: political wars outside the mainstream --
Division and army commander: the Atlanta Campaign --
Citizen-warrior: the Franklin-Nashville Campaign and war's end --
From citizen-general to state and national political leader --
Citizen-statesman --
Civil War historian --
Renaissance man in the Gilded Age.
Series Title: War and society in North America (Athens, Ohio)
Other Titles: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War era
Responsibility: Eugene D. Schmiel.

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"Jacob Dolson Cox played a major role in a number of different campaigns of the Civil War, including command of the 9th Corps at the Battle of Antietam. His military service--and his career as a Read more...

 
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