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Lee, Grant, and Sherman : a study in leadership in the 1864-65 campaign

Author: Alfred Higgins Burne; Albert Castel; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2000.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this examination of Civil War leadership, Burne calls into question many of the orthodox judgments about command leadership.
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Burne, Alfred Higgins, 1886-1959.
Lee, Grant, and Sherman.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2000
(OCoLC)891706393
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Ulysses S Grant; William T Sherman; Ulysses S Grant; Robert E Lee; William T Sherman; Robert Edward Lee; Ulysses Simpson Grant; William Tecumseh Sherman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Higgins Burne; Albert Castel; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0700610723 9780700610723 0700610731 9780700610730
OCLC Number: 44573541
Notes: Originally published: Aldershot : Gale & Polden, 1938.
Description: xxvi, 226 pages, [17] leaves of plates : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The first three years --
The situation in April 1864 --
The Battle of the Wilderness --
Spottsylvania --
North Anna --
Coldharbor --
The crossing of the James --
General comments on the Wilderness Campaign --
Introducing the Atlanta Campaign --
Sherman versus Johnson --
Resaca and Cassville --
From the Etowah to the Chatahoochee --
Sherman versus Hood --
Atlanta --
Jonesborough --
The rebound --
Sherman and Hood part --
Nashville and Savannah --
Early's Valley campaign --
The autumn and winter at Petersburg --
The march through the Carolinas --
Appomattox --
Lee, Grant and Sherman.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: by Alfred H. Burne ; introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman ; foreword and endnotes by Albert Castel.

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First published around 1950, this study assesses the military leadership of Grant, Lee, Sherman, Hood, Johnston, Early and Sheridan from mid-1864 to Appomattox, contradicting prevailing perceptins of  Read more...

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