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Jefferson Davis and his generals : the failure of Confederate command in the West

Author: Steven E Woodworth
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1990.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the relationship of the Confederate generals with Jefferson Davis and each other, on and off the battlefield.
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Genre/Form: History
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Woodworth, Steven E.
Jefferson Davis and his generals.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1990
(OCoLC)645075857
Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven E Woodworth
ISBN: 0700604618 9780700604616 9780700605675 0700605673
OCLC Number: 20594089
Description: xv, 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The man and the hour --
Organizing the Western theater --
Kentucky --
The coming of Albert Sidney Johnston --
The gateway to East Tennessee --
Collapse --
Shiloh --
The Gibraltar of the West --
Bragg moves north --
Unified command --
Winter of discontent --
The fall of Vicksburg --
The loss of Tennessee --
To Atlanta and beyond --
The Commander in Chief.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Steven E. Woodworth.

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This portrait of Jefferson reveals an experienced, talented and courageous leader who, nevertheless, undermined the Confederacy's cause in the trans-Appalachian West, where the South lost the war.  Read more...

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