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Touched with fire : five presidents and the Civil War battles that made them

Author: James M Perry
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perry, James M. (James Moorhead)
Touched with fire.
New York : PublicAffairs, c2003
(OCoLC)607840027
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Rutherford B Hayes; James A Garfield; Benjamin Harrison; William McKinley; Ulysses S Grant; Rutherford Birchard Hayes; James A Garfield; Benjamin Harrison; William McKinley; James A Garfield; Ulysses S Grant; Benjamin Harrison; Rutherford B Hayes; William McKinley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Perry
ISBN: 1586481142 9781586481148
OCLC Number: 52047591
Description: xvi, 335 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 April 12, 1861 1 --
2 The Making of a Great Commander 17 --
3 Forts Henry and Donelson 35 --
4 The Big Sandy Valley 59 --
5 Political Advancement 89 --
6 Chickamauga 105 --
7 The West Virginia Campaign 131 --
8 South Mountain, Antietam, and the Great Dublin Raid 161 --
9 Crook's Devils 193 --
10 The Railroad Business 213 --
11 Marching Through Georgia 231 --
12 April 9, 1865 263 --
13 The White House in the Gilded Age 279.
Responsibility: James M. Perry.

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Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.

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