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Lincoln's political generals

Author: David Work
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Lincoln's policy of appointing political generals to build a national coalition to fight and win the Civil War. This book follows the careers of sixteen generals through the war to assess  Read more...

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Named Person: Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Work
ISBN: 9780252034459 0252034457
OCLC Number: 758799319
Description: 1 vol. (287 p.-[16] p. de pl.) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Dedication; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. The Necessity of the Time; 2. Hunting for Generals; 3. The Opening Campaigns; 4. The Campaigns of 1862; 5. The Vicksburg Campaign; 6. Battles in the West and the East; 7. The Western Theater in 1864-65; 8. The Eastern Theater in 1864; 9. Quasi-Civil Support; 10. Slavery, Freedom, and Black Soldiers; 11. Exerting Political Influence; 12. Conclusion; References
Responsibility: David Work.
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"A very fine study."--Civil War Book Review "Readers, especially those interested in the fascinating relationship between war and politics in the Northern war effort, will find this book enjoyable Read more...

 
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