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Hancock the superb

Author: Glenn Tucker; Dorothy Thomas Tucker
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Bobbs-Merrill, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Documented biography of Winfield Scott Hancock, a general of the Union Army of the Potomac, whose leadership proved outstanding at Gettysburg. It was McClellan who conferred the sobriquet "superb" upon his performance.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tucker, Glenn.
Hancock the Superb.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1960]
(OCoLC)563108551
Named Person: Winfield Scott Hancock; Winfield Scott Hancock; Winfield Scott Hancock
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Tucker; Dorothy Thomas Tucker
OCLC Number: 715628
Description: 368 pages : illustrations, maps, plates, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Summoned to the army --
West Point and Mexico --
Formative army years --
Parting with old friends --
The charge at Williamsburg --
Our country, and no one man --
Storming Marye's Heights --
Pray, could we expect a victory? --
Picking a battlefield --
Two July days --
Recovery and high honors --
In the wilderness --
Spotsylvania break-through --
Bloody repulse at Cold Harbor --
Petersburg fumble --
Defeat has bitter dregs --
Mosby and Mrs. Surratt --
A trial in statesmanship --
Parade and Taps.
Responsibility: by Glenn Tucker ; maps by Dorothy Thomas Tucker.

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Documented biography of Winfield Scott Hancock, a general of the Union Army of the Potomac, whose leadership proved outstanding at Gettysburg. It was McClellan who conferred the sobriquet "superb" upon his performance.

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