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Lincoln and McClellan : the troubled partnership between a president and his general

Author: John C Waugh
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the contentious relationship between President Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan, discussing the high-born McClellan's tendency to look down on Lincoln, and charging that even though the president gave the general all that was needed to fight, McClellan, a great organizer and strategist, was apparently reluctant to go into battle.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; George B McClellan; Abraham Lincoln; George B McClellan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Waugh
ISBN: 9780230613492 0230613497 9780230114227 0230114229
OCLC Number: 537652623
Description: xii, 252 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Parallel beginnings --
Between two wars --
Catching the brass ring --
The real McClellan --
Man on horseback --
The numbers game --
Under siege --
Presidential angst --
Planning for Armageddon --
Troubled minds --
Yorktown blues --
At the gates of Richmond --
Shifting blame --
Dogfight down the James --
New policy and old brains --
In command of nothing --
The road to Sharpsburg --
Hellfire on the Antietam --
The quiet after the storm --
McClellan's bodyguard --
Fatigued horses --
Sacked --
The unpolitical politician --
Two storks by a frog pond --
Sound and fury.
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