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Lincoln and His Generals - 11 edition

Lincoln and His Generals (ISBN10: 0307741966; ISBN13: 9780307741967)
ISBN13: 978-0307741967
ISBN10: 0307741966

Summary: Since it was first published in 1952,Lincoln and His Generalshas remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln's wartime leadership. In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln's long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master strategist of the Civil War. Explored in depth are Lincoln's often fraught relationships with generals such as McClellan, Pope, Burnsid
e, Hooker, Fremont, and of course, Ulysses S. Grant. In this superbly written narrative, Williams demonstrates how Lincoln's persistent ''meddling'' into military affairs was crucial to the Northern war effort and utterly transformed the president's role as commander-in-chief.
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Summary: Since it was first published in 1952,Lincoln and His Generalshas remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln's wartime leadership. In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln's long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master strategist of the Civil War. Explored in depth are Lincoln's often fraught relationships with generals such as McClellan, Pope, Burnside, Hooker, Fremont, and of course, Ulysses S. Grant. In this superbly written narrative, Williams demonstrates how Lincoln's persistent ''meddling'' into military affairs was crucial to the Northern war effort and utterly transformed the president's role as commander-in-chief. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 11
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Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 2011
International: No



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