Articles Of War: Winners, Losers, And Some Who Were Both During The Civil War by Albert CastelArticles Of War: Winners, Losers, And Some Who Were Both During The Civil War by Albert Castel

Articles Of War: Winners, Losers, And Some Who Were Both During The Civil War

byAlbert Castel

Paperback | September 15, 2017

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The American Civil War is filled with fascinating characters. This collection of biographical essays on the "winners and losers" of the Civil War covers some of the most intriguing: Ulysses S. Grant, George B. McClellan, Sam Houston, Albert Sidney Johnston, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and William Clarke Quantrill, to name just a few. In Articles of War you'll discover: Some Winners -Ulysses S. Grant, whose brilliant Vicksburg Campaign was a model of military strategy -John A. "Black Jack" Logan, one of the war's few successful political generals -Nathan Bedford Forrest, a natural military genius despite his "Lost Cause" Some Losers -George B. McClellan, whose lack of eagerness cost the Union two opportunities to win the war -Earl Van Dorn, a victim of sheer bad luck -Theophilus H. Holmes, the little-known incompetent, called "granny Holmes" by his own men Some Winners Who Became Losers -Albert Sidney Johnston, the Confederacy's "General Who Might Have Been" -Leonidas Polk, whose initial good luck eventually ran out -William Clarke Quantrill, a winner in death but a loser in life And Some Losers Who Became Winners -Sam Houston, who, had he lived longer, could have been a winner in Texas -William Tecumseh Sherman, an exceptional man; a capable, but flawed, commander
Albert Castel is one of the respected and prolific scholars in the Civil War community. He has won several prizes for his Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864. Castel previous co-authored Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerilla (Stackpole, 1998).
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Title:Articles Of War: Winners, Losers, And Some Who Were Both During The Civil WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.13 × 5.92 × 0.75 inPublished:September 15, 2017Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811736709

ISBN - 13:9780811736701

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