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McClellan and the Union high command, 1861-1863 : leadership gaps that cost a timely victory

Author: Jeffrey W Green
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"General McClellan, commander of the Army of the Potomac, focused on the Eastern Theater in the first two years of the Civil War, dominating strategic thinking in the high command. This re-examination of the high command and Union's inability to achieve victory in the first two years, takes the debate about the Union's leadership into new areas"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Green, Jeffrey W., 1958-
McClellan and the Union high command, 1861-1863.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017
(DLC) 2017001267
(OCoLC)954104306
Named Person: George B McClellan; George B McClellan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey W Green
ISBN: 9781476627090 1476627096
OCLC Number: 972478398
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Citizens and soldiers: the United States military tradition --
The ninety-day war and the struggle for high command --
"I seem to have become the power of the land" --
"Now is the winter of our discontent": winter 1861-1862 --
"Walking on in the dark": McClellan's attempt to win the war with a victory in the east --
McClellan's shadow --
"And now, beware of rashness" --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jeffrey W. Green.

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"General McClellan, commander of the Army of the Potomac, focused on the Eastern Theater in the first two years of the Civil War, dominating strategic thinking in the high command. This re-examination of the high command and Union's inability to achieve victory in the first two years, takes the debate about the Union's leadership into new areas"--

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