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Reflections of a Civil War historian : essays on leadership, society, and the art of war

Reflections of a Civil War historian : essays on leadership, society, and the art of war

Author: Herman Hattaway
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2004.
Series: Shades of blue and gray series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection of essays is a compendium of Hattaway's writings spanning his career of more than 40 years. He has made many important scholarly contributions to the understanding of the Civil War,  Read more...

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Hattaway, Herman.
Reflections of a Civil War historian.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003016712
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Hattaway
ISBN: 0826264425 9780826264428 0826214878 9780826214874
OCLC Number: 61426013
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 254 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Civil War leadership --
Stephen d. Lee and the guns at Second Manassas --
P.G.T. Beauregard --
Morgan's Raid : the war strikes home --
Soldier of conscience, George H. Thomas : a Virginian fights for the Union --
Lincoln's presidential example in dealing with the military --
The war inside the church --
State rights and local defense : the crux of Frank L. Owsley's state-rights thesis reexamined --
"We shall cease to be friends" --
Balloons and the American military : Civil War to World War I --
The War Board, the basis of the United States' first general staff --
The Civil War armies : creation, mobilization, and development --
The evolution of tactics in the Civil War --
Epilogue : on remembering and reliving history.
Series Title: Shades of blue and gray series.
Responsibility: Herman Hattaway ; foreword by Frank F. Vandiver.
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All of Hattaway's work... is characterized by great scholarship with a kind of charming quirkiness. - George Rable

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