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Castel, Albert E
Victors in blue : how Union generals fought the Confederates, battled each other, and won the Civil War / Albert Castel with Brooks D. Simpson
Alternate Title How Union generals fought the Confederates, battled each other, and won the Civil War
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2011
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 3rd Floor  E470 .C25 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
Subject(s) Generals -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Command of troops -- History -- 19th century
Subject United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Physical Description xii, 362 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-346) and index
Contents Rosecrans in West Virginia: a tale of a goose, a dog, and a fox -- Grant in Missouri and Tennessee: a tale of how a nobody became a somebody -- Grant, Halleck, and a failure to communicate -- Grant at Shiloh: how to win by not losing -- Grant advances by staying put -- Nobody at Antietam -- Grant and Rosecrans at Iuka and Corinth: the birth of a rivalry -- Rosecrans at Stones River: how a near disaster became a much-needed union -- Victory -- Meade at Gettysburg: how to win by staying put -- Grant victorious at Vicksburg: how to win by causing your enemies to -- Defeat themselves -- Rosecrans takes Chattanooga and Grant takes a fall -- Rosecrans and Thomas at Chickamauga: the fortunes and misfortunes of war -- Grant at Chattanooga: how to win a battle contrary to plan -- While Grant fails to defeat Lee, Sherman invades Georgia: circling around -- To move forward -- Grant remains stymied, Sherman takes Atlanta: decision in the west -- Sheridan in the Shenandoah -- Sherman marches to the sea, Schofield repulses Hood, and Thomas vanquishes Hood at Nashville -- Death blows: Grant, Sheridan, and Sherman win the war, but the Union generals fight on -- Epilogue: the victors in blue: who and why
Series Modern war studies
Alternate Author Simpson, Brooks D

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