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Grant as military commander

Author: James Marshall-Cornwall; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 1995, ©1970.
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Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Marshall-Cornwall; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 1566199131 9781566199131
OCLC Number: 33860291
Notes: Reprint of the 1970 ed. published London : Batsford ; New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold.
Description: xi, 244 pages : 19 plates (4 folded). illustrations, facsimiles, maps (including 2 color), plans, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Background. Origins of the American Civil War --
Geography of the theatre of war --
Relative resources in manpower and material --
Command structure and organization --
Armament and tactics --
pt. II. Apprenticeship. Ups and downs of Grant's early life, 1822-1860 --
Back to the army again --
Personalities and planning in the Western theatre, 1861-1862 ; Grant invades Tennessee, February 1862 --
Frustration and eclipse, February-March 1862 --
The battle of Shiloh, April 1862 --
Further frustration after Shiloh, April-June 1862 --
Army commander in the West, July-October 1862 --
Grant's first advance on Vicksburg, November 1862-January 1863 --
The Vicksburg campaign, February-July 1863 ; Chattanooga, October-November 1863 --
pt. III. Achievement. Supreme command, March-April 1864 --
The Wilderness campaign, 4-19 May 1864 --
Grant's advance on Richmond, 20-31 May 1864 --
The killing at Cold Harbor, 1-3 June 1864 --
The crossing of the James and assault on Petersburg, 7-18 June 1864 --
The siege of Petersburg, June-July 1864 --
Sheridan's Shenandoah campaign, August-December 1864 --
Sherman's campaign in Georgia and Hood's invasion of Tennessee, August-December 1864 --
Grant's final victory, January-April 1865 --
Summing up.
Responsibility: Sir James Marshall-Cornwall.

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an ok choice,By Ian Grant

by DrGrant60 (WorldCat user published 2009-03-17) Fair Permalink

the book"Grant as military commander" is by most standereds an ok book. the book is fool of intense details that paint a unmistakeable picture of what happened , and how it looked. it is ,thow extremly dull in tiresome. if you read this book  take some time when you consider to understand how...
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