Lincolns Senior Generals: Photographs and Biographical Sketches of the Major Generals of the Union Army Tom Glass

ISBN: 9780764340352

Published: May 1st 2012

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400 pages


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Lincolns Senior Generals: Photographs and Biographical Sketches of the Major Generals of the Union Army  by  Tom Glass

Lincolns Senior Generals: Photographs and Biographical Sketches of the Major Generals of the Union Army by Tom Glass
May 1st 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 400 pages | ISBN: 9780764340352 | 9.33 Mb

President Abraham Lincoln appointed 133 Major Generals to lead the Union Army. Their photographs and biographical sketches are provided in this candid view of the Union war effort and its high command. These senior union commanders came from variedMorePresident Abraham Lincoln appointed 133 Major Generals to lead the Union Army.

Their photographs and biographical sketches are provided in this candid view of the Union war effort and its high command. These senior union commanders came from varied civilian and military backgrounds. One thing in common was their inexperience in leading large armies in the field.

As the war progressed so did their effectiveness in leading thousands of Union troops into massive battles with Confederate forces. Some of the generals rose to post-war military and political prominence others faded into obscurity. Featured here are rare cartes de visite (CDV), as well as other rare period images.



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