skip to content
Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War

Author: David Coffey
Publisher: Wilmington, DE : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005.
Series: American crisis series, no. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"In 1864, General U.S. Grant summoned thirty-three-year-old Major General Philip Sheridan to lead George Gordon Meade's cavalry in the resilient yet seemingly lethargic Army of the Potomac. Sheridan's fiery determination and uncompromising demand for performance quickly gained him the upper hand against Confederate cavalry forces in Virginia. He surrounded himself with men who could deliver glory and victory,
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coffey, David, 1960-
Sheridan's lieutenants.
Wilmington, DE : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005
(OCoLC)694116059
Named Person: Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip H Sheridan; Philip H Sheridan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Coffey
ISBN: 0742543064 9780742543065 0842029524 9780842029520 0842029532 9780842029537
OCLC Number: 54455242
Description: xxx, 175 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sheridan's lieutenants --
The new command --
Many gallant officers and men --
War is a punishment --
To the bitter end --
All sorts of barbarity --
The ablest of Generals --
In at the death --
Fragments scattered in his path --
A hold upon an army.
Series Title: American crisis series, no. 18.
Responsibility: David Coffey.
More information:

Abstract:

General US Grant summoned Major General Philip Sheridan to lead Meades cavalry in the Army of the Potomac. Sheridans gained the upper hand against Confederate cavalry forces in Virginia. This work  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Sheridan's Lieutenants is a fine operational history of the forces commanded by General Phil Sheridan in the last year of the Civil War. David Coffey is obviously a partisan of Sheridan but is alert Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54455242> # Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "54455242" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/deu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Place/wilmington_de> ; # Wilmington, DE
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Person/sheridan_philip_henry_1831_1888> ; # Philip Henry Sheridan
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1185276> ; # Military leadership
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> ; # American Civil War (1861-1865)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Event/1861_1865> ; # 1861 - 1865
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> ; # Military campaigns
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.73092/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/135579316> ; # United States. Army
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/935174> ; # Friendship
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Topic/sezessionskrieg_1861_1865> ; # Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Topic/generals_united_states> ; # Generals--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Organization/united_states_army> ; # United States. Army.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Topic/command_of_troops> ; # Command of troops
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869220> ; # Command of troops
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Topic/general> ; # General
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939841> ; # Generals
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/312540> ; # Philip H. Sheridan
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2005" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/66780701> ; # David Coffey
    schema:datePublished "2005" ;
    schema:description "Sheridan's lieutenants -- The new command -- Many gallant officers and men -- War is a punishment -- To the bitter end -- All sorts of barbarity -- The ablest of Generals -- In at the death -- Fragments scattered in his path -- A hold upon an army."@en ;
    schema:description ""In this new work, David Coffey tells the story of Sheridan and his lieutenants - exploring their relationships and examining their roles in the Civil War and beyond. As he takes the reader through the battles of 1864 and 1865, Coffey provides insight into the formation of the martial brotherhood that dominated the American military establishment for almost forty years."--Jacket."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797158091> ;
    schema:genre "Case studies"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Series/the_american_crisis_series> ; # The American crisis series ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Series/american_crisis_series> ; # American crisis series ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/694116059> ;
    schema:name "Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War"@en ;
    schema:productID "54455242" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54455242#PublicationEvent/wilmington_de_rowman_&_littlefield_publishers_2005> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Agent/rowman_&_littlefield_publishers> ; # Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54455242#Review/-1801690286> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0414/2004002490.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780842029520> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780842029537> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780742543065> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54455242> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Agent/rowman_&_littlefield_publishers> # Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Rowman & Littlefield Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Organization/united_states_army> # United States. Army.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Person/sheridan_philip_henry_1831_1888> # Philip Henry Sheridan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1831" ;
    schema:deathDate "1888" ;
    schema:familyName "Sheridan" ;
    schema:givenName "Philip Henry" ;
    schema:name "Philip Henry Sheridan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Place/wilmington_de> # Wilmington, DE
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Wilmington, DE" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Series/american_crisis_series> # American crisis series ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54455242> ; # Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War
    schema:name "American crisis series ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Series/the_american_crisis_series> # The American crisis series ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54455242> ; # Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War
    schema:name "The American crisis series ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797158091#Topic/sezessionskrieg_1861_1865> # Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1185276> # Military leadership
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military leadership"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> # American Civil War (1861-1865)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "American Civil War (1861-1865)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> # Military campaigns
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military campaigns"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869220> # Command of troops
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Command of troops"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/935174> # Friendship
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Friendship"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939841> # Generals
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Generals"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/135579316> # United States. Army
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/312540> # Philip H. Sheridan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1831" ;
    schema:deathDate "1888" ;
    schema:familyName "Sheridan" ;
    schema:givenName "Philip H." ;
    schema:givenName "Philip Henry" ;
    schema:name "Philip H. Sheridan" ;
    schema:name "Philip Henry Sheridan" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/66780701> # David Coffey
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1960" ;
    schema:familyName "Coffey" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Coffey" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780742543065>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0742543064" ;
    schema:isbn "9780742543065" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780842029520>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0842029524" ;
    schema:isbn "9780842029520" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780842029537>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0842029532" ;
    schema:isbn "9780842029537" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/694116059>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Sheridan's lieutenants." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54455242> ; # Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54455242>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54455242> ; # Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War
    schema:dateModified "2015-11-08" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54455242#Review/-1801690286>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54455242> ; # Sheridan's lieutenants : Phil Sheridan, his generals, and the final year of the Civil War
    schema:reviewBody ""In 1864, General U.S. Grant summoned thirty-three-year-old Major General Philip Sheridan to lead George Gordon Meade's cavalry in the resilient yet seemingly lethargic Army of the Potomac. Sheridan's fiery determination and uncompromising demand for performance quickly gained him the upper hand against Confederate cavalry forces in Virginia. He surrounded himself with men who could deliver glory and victory, including George A. Custer, George Crook, and Wesley Merritt. Together, they directed the most potent fighting force during the war's final year and went on, as Indian fighters and agents of expansion, to become some of the most prolific warriors in American history."" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.