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Lincoln and his generals

by Clarence Edward Noble Macartney

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Dorrance and company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865,
    • Generals -- United States.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clarence Edward Macartney, D. D., illustrated with official photographs from the War department, Washington.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467 .M115
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 p. l., [ix]-xi p., 1 l., 15-226 p.
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6683701M
      LC Control Number25023829
      OCLC/WorldCa2999892

      This is a GREAT BOOK for explaining Lincoln as Commander in Chief and his relationship with EACH of the Generals along the way. This book is well written, and is GREAT for learning of the Generals and their style's. This book doesn't get bogged down in the boring minutiae of every little statistic along the way/5.   For instance, the best generals were those who could adapt. General Lee was a general of the past, Ulysses S. Grant was a m It is a very good book, in a topic I'm not terribly interested in - the Civil War. Lincoln and His Generals is more of a biography of Lincoln and his Generals than it is a history book/5(24).

      An intriguing collection of essays covering much familiar ground, but with enough new insights and fresh perspectives to interest both Civil War buffs and casual readers. Boritt (Civil War Studies/Gettysburg College; Why the Confederacy Lost, ) assembles five essays by top specialists in the field, exploring the relationship of wartime Commander-in-Chief Lincoln to his .   Since it was first published in , Lincoln and His Generals has 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 /5().

        Lincoln and his generals by T. Harry Williams; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Campaigns, Campaigns and battles, Civil War, , Generals. Find books like Lincoln and His Generals from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Lincoln and His Generals also liked.


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Lincoln and his generals by Clarence Edward Noble Macartney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lincoln and His Generals is more of a biography of Lincoln and his Generals than it is a history book. The bios are limited Lincoln and his generals book the war, but it reads more like a biography, so that it is not simply facts and dates, but has some personal interest/5.

Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has 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 by: This is a GREAT BOOK for explaining Lincoln as Commander in Chief and his relationship with EACH of the Generals along the way.

This book is well written, and is GREAT for learning of the Generals and their style's. This book doesn't get bogged down in the boring minutiae of every little statistic along the way. BIG PICTURE, and how the Generals fit into Lincoln's plans/5(43).

Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has 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/5(43).

Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has 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 4/4(2).

Lincoln's relationship with his generals is one of the better-known side stories of the Civil War. Symonds reminds us that Lincoln had to keep his eye on the seas, rivers and admirals as well."--Newark Star Ledger "Solidly researched, well argued, and engagingly by: 2.

This book is a series of short essays by historians on Abraham Lincolns relationships with his various generals, McLellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman and Grant.

Okay read This book is a series of short essay’s by historian’s on Abraham Lincoln’s relationships with his various generals, McLellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman and Grant/5.

In Lincoln’s Generals, Gabor S. Boritt and a team of distinguished historians examine the interaction between Abraham Lincoln and his five key Civil War generals: McClellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman, and Grant, providing fresh insight into this mixed bag of officers and the president’s tireless efforts to work with them.

Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I.

Written by naval historian Craig L. Symonds, Lincoln and His Admirals unveils an aspect of Lincoln's presidency unexamined by historians until now, revealing how he /5.

From the beginning, Lincoln viewed every military decision through the single objective of defeating the rebellion and uniting the nation. Probably the clearest expression of Lincoln’s views came in a letter to Buell and Halleck as he prodded the generals to move: “I state my general idea of this war to be, that we have the greater numbers that we must fail.

Lincoln and His Generals is a book by Thomas Williams that focuses on the Civil War as being the first modern war and the way President Lincoln lead his divided nation during this dark historic time. Williams introduces the Union army as one that has no shape to it.

In Lincoln and His Generals, T. Harry Williams concentrated on telling the story of Lincoln as commander in chief during America's greatest and most devastating war.

In the preface he states his goals clearly; "my theme is Lincoln as a director of war and his place in the high command and his influence in developing a modern command system for his nation."/5(4). Lincoln and his generals is a book that was written over fifty year ago.

It has effectively given a definitive account of Lincoln’s leadership style by creating drama, which tells stories of Lincoln’s search for able commanders of the American Union Army. Lincoln and his generals.

Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,© (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: T Harry Williams; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries). Lincoln and his generals Summary Print showing President Abraham Lincoln sitting on a rock talking with his generals, from left: Admiral Porter, Admiral Farragut, Lincoln, Sherman, Thomas, Grant, and Sheridan.

Contributor Names Jones & Clark, publishers. Book has distributor's stamp to lower page edges; mildly softened spine ends. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket has softened lower spine end with very mild abrasion at edge; very shallow crease just above lower front edge.

Central colors and titles sharp and bright. Get this from a library. Lincoln and his generals. [T Harry Williams; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Theme is Lincoln as a director of war, and his place in the high command system for this nation.

A signal contribution to Lincolniana in a study of the development of Lincoln's military policy towards his generals, Fremont, Banks, Grant, Sherman, McClellan, Scott. This overlaps to some degree territory covered by Catton's recent Mr.

Lincoln's Army ( P. ), though the focus there is on the Army of the Potomac- and here the range of appraisal is wider. It is a riveting look at his search for a winning general, and of his own emergence as a master strategist. The major figures of the Civil War come to life in incisive sketches.

Here are the generals whom Lincoln appointed and then rejected: McClellan, Pope, Burnside, Hooker, Buell, Rosecrans, Fremont, Cleland and others.

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Lincoln and His Generals by T. Harry Williams Seller Ayerego Books (IOBA) Published Condition Very Good Condition Edition Book Club Edition Item Price $.Lincoln apparently was familiar with the Wolfe anecdote, and it is plausible that a delegation visited the President and requested the dismissal of General Grant for excessive drinking.

Lincoln’s knowledge of the Wolfe story would have made it easier for him to construct the clever riposte about sending whiskey to his other generals.About Lincoln and His Generals. Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has 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 .