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Sherman's forgotten general : Henry W. Slocum

Author: Brian C Melton
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007.
Series: Shades of blue and gray series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Biography of Union major general Henry W. Slocum. Author explores Slocum's attitudes and tactics while serving under various Civil War generals such as George McClellan, Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker, and William Tecumseh Sherman"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melton, Brian C., 1976-
Sherman's forgotten general.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608415915
Online version:
Melton, Brian C., 1976-
Sherman's forgotten general.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)631955336
Named Person: Henry Warner Slocum; Henry Warner Slocum; Henry Warner Slocum; Henry Warner Slocum
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian C Melton
ISBN: 9780826217394 0826217397
OCLC Number: 80359083
Description: xi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sherman's forgotten general --
Early life: the speculator goes to West Point, to work, and to war --
I attended services at Manassas last Sunday: the Battle of Bull Run and after --
Principles, party, and promotions: from Bull Run to Antietam --
Corps command and controversy: Harpers Ferry, the mud march, and Chancellorsville --
Stay and fight it out: McClellan at Gettysburg by proxy --
Where is Slocum?: Tennessee, Vicksburg, and Atlanta --
Sherman's mud-sills of the north: to Savannah and Bentonville --
Trifling with fair fame: political suicide in 1865 --
The old soldier fades away: business booms in Brooklyn --
Organization of Slocum's commands, 1861-1865.
Series Title: Shades of blue and gray series.
Responsibility: Brian C. Melton.
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