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Civil War generalship

the art of command

by W. J. Wood

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Published by Da Capo Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- History,
    • Command of troops -- History -- 19th century,
    • Military art and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

    • Edition Notes

      StatementW.J. Wood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470 .W877 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782363M
      ISBN 100306809737
      LC Control Number00031429
      OCLC/WorldCa43929676

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Wood, an ex-Army war gamer for weapons system analysis, focuses on three battles: Cedar Mountain in August between commanders Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Nathaniel Banks, Chickamauga in September between /5(9).

Challenge of Command in the Civil War-Generalship, Leadership, and Strategy at Gettysburg, Petersburg, and Beyond: Volume 1: Generals and Generalship focuses on senior military leadership and on the generals who implemented it. Sommer’s 2nd narrative deals with strategy, operations, and organization/5(10).

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Grant’s service during the Civil War has, for obvious reasons, provided plenty of historiographical fodder to generation after generation of historians. This is the first study of Civil War command since Douglas Southall Freeman's Lee's Lieutenants () 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 Price: $   The Paperback of the Civil War Generalship: The Art Of Command by W.

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