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John M. Schofield and the politics of generalship

Author: Donald B Connelly
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield, this book examines the career of one of the leading commanders in the western theater during the Civil War. In doing so, it illuminates the role of politics in the formulation of military policy, during both war and peace, in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
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Connelly, Donald B.
John M. Schofield and the politics of generalship.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005031388
(OCoLC)62281620
Named Person: John McAllister Schofield; John McAllister Schofield
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Connelly
ISBN: 9780807877081 0807877085 9781429453868 1429453869
OCLC Number: 82684564
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 471 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Early years --
Saving Missouri --
Take care of Missouri --
If both factions shall abuse you --
Escape to the front --
The Franklin-Nashville campaign --
To the east--to the end --
Soldier-statesman --
Secretary of War --
The rocky road of reform --
The mistake of my life --
Uncertain future --
Incremental reformer --
In retirement and in retrospect.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: Donald B. Connelly.
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