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Lincoln And His Generals

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9437214M
    ISBN 101430461373
    ISBN 109781430461371
    OCLC/WorldCa320908802


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Lincoln and His Generals is more of a biography of Lincoln and his Generals than it is a history book. The bios are limited to 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 Lincoln And His Generals book 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, Lincoln And His Generals book, 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, Lincoln And His Generals book 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.

Lincoln and His Generals Book Review 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. Editions for Lincoln and His Generals: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in 2 Home My BooksCited 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/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 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 /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. Lincoln and his generals by Williams, T. Harry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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. Lincoln gave Gen. George McClellan the task of building and training the Union army in He was a superb organizer and popular with his troops, but an ineffective battlefield commander.

Lincoln and McClellan never developed a trusting relationship. When McClellan failed to pursue the Confederate army retreating after the Battle of Antietam. Anthony Espindola Dr. Flashnick HST 15 February Book review: Lincoln and His Generals & Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief While there are countless books and biographies written on the life of Abraham Lincoln, none argue quite so heavily in favor of Lincoln’s military brilliance during the Civil War as T.

Harry Williams’ book 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 strategist of the Civil War.5/5(1).

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 strategist Brand: Vintage.

LibraryThing Review User Review - wildbill - LibraryThing. Harry Williams was a fine teacher and writer in the field of American History. He is probably best known for his extensive biography of Huey Long.

Williams book, '"Lincoln and His Generals", is /5(2). 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 /5(21).

Thomas Harry Williams ( – July 6, ) was an American historian who taught at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge from to He is perhaps best known for American Civil War study, Lincoln and His Generals (), a Book of the Month Club selection inand Huey Long (), a study of Louisiana politician Huey Pierce Long, Jr., Genre: American Civil War; Huey P.

Long, Jr. Lincoln's wartime correspondence is no exception, and the letters he penned to his Civil War generals--through one of the most critical episodes in American history--are of singular Abraham Lincoln is responsible for a significant body of correspondence, this is the first time an editor has focused principally on the strategic.Lincoln as Commander in Chief A self-taught strategist with no combat experience, Abraham Lincoln saw the path to victory more clearly than his generals President Abraham Lincoln Author: James M.

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