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Civil War generals : categorical listings and a biographical directory

Author: James Spencer
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although a great deal has been written concerning every important aspect of the Civil War itself, with a few notable exceptions little attention has been given to the personal lives of the 961 generals who commanded the Union and Confederate armies. This book offers a wealth of comparative biographical data on these men in a convenient form that will serve the purposes of both academic researchers and Civil War  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Registers (Lists)
Registers
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spencer, James, 1937-
Civil War generals.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1986
(OCoLC)557507188
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Spencer
ISBN: 0313254230 9780313254239
OCLC Number: 14068287
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 333 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Civil War generals by rank --
Civil War generals by first names --
Civil War generals by middle names --
Civil War generals by hometowns and homestates --
Civil War generals by date of birth --
Civil War generals by month of birth --
Civil War generals by colleges --
Civil War generals by graduation from U.S. Military Academy --
Civil War generals by work before the war --
Civil War generals by work after the war --
Civil War generals by place of death --
Civil War generals by date of death --
Civil War generals by month of death --
Civil War generals killed in battle, by battle --
Civil War generals killed in battle, alphabetically --
Civil War generals killed in battle, by date.
Responsibility: compiled by James Spencer.

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This book offers a wealth of comparative biographical data on these men in a convenient form that will serve the purposes of students, researchers, and Civil War buffs.  Read more...

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