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Civil War generalship : the art of command

Author: W J Wood
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first study of Civil War command since Douglas Southall Freeman's Lee's Lieutenants (1944) that has focused solely and directly with the problems and methods of operational command; in so doing, the author has dealt with the tactical and strategical problems that threatened to overwhelm untried Civil War generals at the very onset of hostilities. The failure of antebellum American military thought to
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wood, W.J. (William J.), 1917-
Civil War generalship.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)606113138
Online version:
Wood, W.J. (William J.), 1917-
Civil War generalship.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)608535885
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W J Wood
ISBN: 0275950549 9780275950545
OCLC Number: 34958876
Description: xii, 269 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The American Civil War in Western History --
Ch. 2. Pre-Civil War American Military Thought --
Ch. 3. "Lessons" from Napoleonic Warfare --
Ch. 4. Defining an Art of Command --
Ch. 5. Stonewall Jackson Plans and Conducts His Campaign --
Ch. 6. Nathaniel Banks and the Advance to Cedar Mountain --
Ch. 7. The Battle of Cedar Mountain --
Ch. 8. What Happened at Cedar Mountain? --
Ch. 9. Rosecrans and His Chickamauga Campaign --
Ch. 10. Braxton Bragg, Confederate Strategy, and the Tactical Offensive --
Ch. 11. The Battle of Chickamauga --
Ch. 12. The Two Perspectives of Chickamauga --
Ch. 13. John B. Hood and Certain Differences in Confederate Strategy --
Ch. 14. The "Rock of Chickamauga" Prepares a New Kind of Battle.
Responsibility: W.J. Wood.

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