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Leaders of the American Civil War : a biographical and historiographical dictionary

Author: Jon L Wakelyn; Charles F Ritter
Publisher: London : Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998.
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Provides an overview of the careers of the great military leaders and the critical political leaders of the American Civil War. Entries consider the leader's character and pre-war experience and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon L Wakelyn; Charles F Ritter
ISBN: 1579581129 9781579581121
OCLC Number: 40753392
Description: xxxiv, 465 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction: The Making and Meaning of Greatness Biographical Dictionary Joseph Reid Anderson Clara Barton Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Henry Ward Beecher Judah Philip Benjamin Thomas Stanley Bocock Braxton Bragg Joseph Emerson Brown Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Salmon Portland Chase Jay Cooke Charles Anderson Dana Jefferson Finis Davis Varina Howell Davis Dorothea Lynde Dix Frederick Douglass Josiah Gorgas Ulysses Simpson Grant Henry Wager Halleck John Bell Hood Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter Thomas Jonathan Jackson Andrew Johnson Joseph Eggleston Johnston Robert Edward Lee Abraham Lincoln James Longstreet George Brinton McClellan Stephen Russell Mallory George Gordon Meade Christopher Gustavus Memminger Oliver Perry Morton Benjamin Morgan Palmer Edward Alfred Pollard David Dixon Porter James Alexander Seddon Raphael Semmes William Henry Seward Philip Henry Sheridan William Tecumseh Sherman Edwin McMaster Stanton Alexander Hamilton Stephens Thaddeus Stevens Charles Sumner George Henry Thomas Walt(er) Whitman Louis Trezevant Wigfall Index
Responsibility: edited by Charles F. Ritter and Jon L. Wakelyn.
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'A valuable feature is an extended commentary and analysis of some of the outstanding items of the vast historiography about the Civil War.' Library Journal 'The scope of the entries, the particular Read more...

 
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